Terminal Manager Job Description

Terminal Manager Job Description

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Terminal manager provides oversight over laboratory safety, and ensures proper handling and disposal of toxic, flammable and hazardous materials.

Terminal Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs all work within established standards while maintaining the integrity and quality of cargo, workers and equipment
Conducts daily Safety/Quality/Environmental meetings for office and union longshore staff maintenance/ operational meetings
Ensures the safety of Terminal personnel and equipment through personal Terminal safety inspections, employee training, heightened awareness and delegated accountability through the development and enforcement of strict safety policies that meet or exceed OSHA, corporate and local regulations and policies
Ensures Terminal equipment and operations meets or exceeds all Federal, State, local and corporate air and water standards and regulations through personal Terminal inspections, employee training on environmental policies/procedures, heightened awareness and delegated accountability through development and enforcement of compliance calendars (OpsInfo)
Familiar with, comprehends the terms, rules and policies contained within applicable labor agreements, (Pacific Coast Longshore Contract Document
Works directly with the organized labor representatives to minimize any labor agreement contractual disputes or jurisdiction grievances
Ensures the integrity and longevity of Terminal assets and equipment through the development and implementation of comprehensive operational and maintenance practices, policies, procedures, and documentation through the use of maintenance software and standard operating procedures
Develops, trains, and supports staff improvement
Participates in developing, implementing and directing
Manages, and directs all aspects of cargo handling operations throughout the facility

Terminal Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Terminal Manager

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Education for Terminal Manager

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Employers hiring for the terminal manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Business, Engineering, Management, Technical, Business/Administration, General Education, Business/Management, Associates, Industrial

Skills for Terminal Manager

Desired skills for terminal manager include:

Proper freight handling techniques
Hazardous Materials handling
Microsoft Office applications
FRA regulations
Hazardous materials
Leading root cause analysis strategies
Safety and operating rules
Train operations
Intermodal facility and infrastructure management
Federal safety regulations and maintenance requirements

Desired experience for terminal manager includes:

Conducts periodic inspections of the terminal and of rail and rail switches, directs contractor in the preventative maintenance and repairs of the rail system
Assume the responsibility of Facility Security Officer (FSO) in association with the port’s requirement
Assists the Terminal Manager to ensure the safety of terminal personnel and equipment through terminal safety inspections, employee training, heightened awareness and delegated accountability through the development and enforcement of strict safety policies that meet or exceed OSHA, corporate and local regulations and policies
Associate of Arts degree or equivalent management experience in an industrial environment
Bachelor’s degree is preferred with 5 or more years of experience in Trucking Operations
This position requires the ability to work in a variety of conditions such as an office environment, indoors/outdoors, hot/cold weather physical demands such as standing, kneeling, and sitting for prolonged periods of time, climbing stairs/ladders and the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions

Terminal Manager Examples

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Terminal Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of terminal manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for terminal manager
  • Oversee Naples settlement and merchandising activities
  • Manage and oversee all corporate required policy
  • Work with Havana team to manage transportation logistics
  • Effectively manage asset to reach optimum utilization
  • Other miscellaneous management and merchandising activities
  • Properly manages operational emergencies, in conjunction with Field Supervisor involving accidents, spills
  • Manage the Melbourne, KY Warehouse operations in the Crop Nutrients Eastern Region
  • Manage recruiting, hiring and training of full time and seasonal employees
  • Maintain Plant Operations and Customer Service to maximize plant efficiencies and control expenses
  • Work with third party contractual agreements
Qualifications for terminal manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or other related field required
  • 5-10 years of management experience in an industrial environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operating procedures, regulatory requirements and customer relations
  • Understand the Union contract and be able to operate the facility within its parameters and enforce the company’s position
  • Enforce SQE to meet corporate requirements
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations related to bulk products
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Terminal Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a terminal manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for terminal manager
  • Support of the development of APMT standards to efficiently execute daily tasks within vessel operations with consideration to high productivity, safe operations and efficient utilization of equipment and labour
  • Support targeted project initiatives within functional scope or on cross functional teams to help drive efficiency improvements
  • Train and coach operational personnel on new standards and processes as developed and implemented
  • Collaborate closely with other global functional experts insuring alignment of processes and tasks within terminals and functions to drive end to end efficiencies
  • Assist when needed to solve terminal specific issues in support of their operational improvements
  • Works intimately with vessel management at our terminals to develop and propagate best practices
  • Support the drive towards innovation and the deployment of new technology where and when applicable
  • Support the development and success of Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) networks to encourage and facilitate exchange of best practices between the terminals
  • Promote and improve Safety
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects (2-3) of advanced complexity or (4-6) of intermediate to basic complexity within the terminal applications area
Qualifications for terminal manager
  • Proven track record of managing a union and non-union workforce in an industrial setting
  • Project management and financial acumen is required
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills required (Microsoft Office products)
  • Intermediate to advanced math skills are required
  • The ability to read, interpret and train others on documents such as safety rules operating/maintenance instructions and policies and procedures
  • Develop alternative solutions, resolve problems, manage difficult situation, responds to internal/external requests for information to meet commitments
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Terminal Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a terminal manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for terminal manager
  • Drive activities of both external vendors and internal functional delivery teams (architecture, infrastructure, security, ) to ensure successful delivery of project objectives
  • Utilize formal project management process including project planning, business case development, change control, status reporting and risk/issue management
  • Communicate project direction, approach, priorities, events and status to key stakeholders and business sponsors
  • Rigorously manage project scope and change process
  • Maintain firm control of project execution in relation to the requirements, budget and project plan
  • Mitigate project risk and manage issues
  • Accurately forecast, report and manage project financials
  • Facilitate business requirements gathering and analysis
  • Measure M&R costs en drive optimization
  • Setup a M&R terminal network according to the “timezone principle” with a maximum “span of control” of 8 terminals and align this network with peers in GTF-mnr team warehouse strategy and with Group Procurement Spare Parts initiatives
Qualifications for terminal manager
  • The ability to lead, mentor and empower subordinates to safely and effectively manage the operation
  • The ability to manage multiple projects, deliverables and the ability to establish priorities
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers
  • Successful completion of a drug screen and background check which includes a credit check upon offer
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required, including during inclement weather
  • Managing Work Processes
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Terminal Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of terminal manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for terminal manager
  • Meassure and benchmark available skills in our entities and drive for learning
  • Enhance the usage of the APMT global M&R team to the benefit of the our terminals
  • Enhance safety by ensuring the right knowledge is available throughout the terminals Maintenance teams
  • Directly supervise all bulk tanker drivers
  • Promotes and develops safe work behaviors
  • Conducts required monthly safety meetings for all assigned locations
  • Creates staff schedule to coordinate with logistics center personnel to ensure sufficient man days to exceed targets for customer satisfaction and customer service levels
  • Performs accident investigations, both preventable and non-preventable, recommending corrective actions to eliminate re-occurrences
  • Performs accident follow ups including post-accident check rides
  • Completes annual performance appraisals and development of improvement plans as required
Qualifications for terminal manager
  • Leadership skill, Managerial, organizing and co-ordinating skill
  • Analytical thinking, Planning, decision-making and problem solving ability
  • Team building & System development skills
  • Self-motivated, Strong conceptualization and strong organizational skill
  • Extensive knowledge of Liquid Fuels Maintenance
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook,) at the intermediate level
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Terminal Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a terminal manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for terminal manager
  • Manage Little Rock, AR Operations and Liquid Fertilizer Terminal in Texarkana, TX in the Crop Nutrients Delta Region
  • Coordinate with suppliers and OPI operators on delivery of product (railcar, barge, truck)
  • Work with third party contractual agreements and develop third parties income options
  • Implement, maintain and monitor Environmental Health Safety programs to meet all corporate and governmental regulations surrounding the Crop Nutrients Terminal location
  • Manage, motivate and instruct the team members, set priorities and structure tasks and goals
  • Ensure efficient and effective planning, which meets internal and external service delivery requirements
  • Is responsible for efficient allocation of the staff and the cost-effective utilisation of equipment resources to match the operational requirements of the terminal
  • Ensure that recognised safe working practices are utilised for all terminal operations and maintain effective implementation of safety policies and procedures
  • Contribute to “on the job” training of supervisory staff and undertake other duties within capabilities as required as manager
  • Liaise with the Customer Services area to continually review, identify and recommend improved operating procedures and systems where required
Qualifications for terminal manager
  • Ability to pass a government check
  • A minimum of two years of grain merchandising or origination experience
  • The ability and self-motivation to work independently to grow the business
  • Proficient in using Agris, contracting, ticket application, settlements
  • The ability to build and grow strategic relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Operational knowledge strongly recommended

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