Yard Supervisor Job Description

Yard Supervisor Job Description

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Yard supervisor provides effective control and direct supervision of Nutrien Geismar Stores Warehouse, Shipping, Receiving, Tool Room and Inventory Control.

Yard Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective yard supervisor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included yard supervisor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support culture of continuous improvement
Monitoring infrastructure
Supervise Yard employees and make sure they are operating according to their Work Instructions and Procedures
Schedule yard employees according to production schedule and inbound raw material receptions
Responsible for the proper receipt and stowage of products
Ensures shipments are fulfilled with the established time frame and according to required conditions
Accurately control the steel bar inventory
Support Yard Investments
Supervise third party contracts, during times of bar reception by vessel
Perform daily yard inspections and conduct monthly safety meetings

Yard Supervisor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Yard Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: COR, EH&S, C.P.M, CPSM, BS, BA, DMME

Education for Yard Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the yard supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Education, General Education, Business, Management, Science, Wood, Forestry, Engineering, Technical, Supervision

Skills for Yard Supervisor

Desired skills for yard supervisor include:

Automotive mechanics
Vehicle makes/models
ADS products
Local shipping regulations
Word and Outlook
Products and services available from SIG
Safe working practices
Continuous Improvement
Inventory control processes
Makes and models of vehicles

Desired experience for yard supervisor includes:

Basic automotive repair skills
While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 80 lbs
Withstand repetitive motion of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder
Join an industry leader and work with quality building materials
Bring your talents to a team that strives to be the best

Yard Supervisor Examples

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Yard Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of yard supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for yard supervisor
  • Order in railcars and control all associated costs (demurrage)
  • Dispatch finished pipe and control finished pipe inventory
  • Certify third party services in SAP
  • Perform monthly safety inspections according to regulations – Fire extinguisher, joint H&S audit and first aid kits
  • Responsible for the hourly employees in the tie yard (Tie tramming station, End-plate Machine, Drip track)
  • Assign duties to workers according to production schedules and demonstrate safe, efficient use of equipment
  • Ability to operate inbound and outbound scale when needed
  • Is able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Review driver hours to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Conduct hazardous materials audits
Qualifications for yard supervisor
  • Get fantastic experience and opportunities with a Top UK employer
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Heavy equipment operating experience is a plus
  • Some college and PC literacy required
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills leadership and teambuilding skills
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Yard Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of yard supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for yard supervisor
  • Verify appropriate driver uniforms and utilization of safe work methods
  • Supervise all yard activities, which includes loading and offloading units, yard maintenance, equipment operation
  • Supervise activities of truck drivers, carpenters, service technicians, machine operators, laborers and sub-contractors within the yard operations
  • Monitor work flow and labor levels to identify manpower requirements, which includes capacity planning, auditing standard work and ensuring employees have competency levels and training required to perform the job
  • Support Branch Manager in ensuring project cost efficiency and effectiveness by managing labor hours and expenditures
  • Supervise services such as signage, site cleaning and maintenance, parking, inspections, and snow removal
  • Develop and follow preventive maintenance programs, including schedules and procedures for yard maintenance, safety and physical inspections of equipment to ensure compliance with regulatory standards
  • Maintain knowledge and compliance with relevant federal and state law, which includes following company HSE policies, DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations where applicable
  • Ensure projects are completed as scheduled, which includes prioritization, establishing methods to meet work schedules, coordinating work activities with other departments, and meeting the commitments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and quality of services
Qualifications for yard supervisor
  • Previous Yard & Warehouse Supervisory Experience
  • Kronos & SAP Experience will be considered an asset
  • Prior supervisory and/or salvage industry experience preferred
  • Must be able to operate a front-end loader in a safe manner
  • Must be able sit for extended periods of time, lift and carry up to 75 lbs
  • Safety training and awareness to include regular weekly, monthly safety meetings and training
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Yard Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a yard supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for yard supervisor
  • Ensure departmental compliance with HSE legislation and company policies including maintaining current knowledge, enforcing provisions, and ensuring employee training
  • Take a leading role in daily safety meetings and JSA preparation with the yard team and subcontractors
  • Conduct Hazard Assessments including providing input for Safe Work Procedures and Safe Work Practices (SWPs)
  • Schedule yard employees according to production schedule and inbound and outbound material receptions
  • Support Yard Investments, service and supply
  • Supervise third party contracts for vendors
  • Control pipe inventory, ensure accuracy of inventory and perform regular inventory counts in SAP
  • Certify third party services
  • Manage the Resources Denver Yard Safety Program, ensure PSI program is followed, conduct weekly safety meetings, conduct safety committee meetings, manage SMC site data, and ensure that all operations comply with PCL safety and environmental procedures
  • Supervise temp labor and contractors working at the yard
Qualifications for yard supervisor
  • Have the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to work in an outside environment for extended periods of time
  • Flexibility required to work successfully on a team
  • Active individual who will be comfortable spending most of the day walking
  • 5 years of proven industry experience in supervisory roles in trucking, oil and gas or construction industries
  • Five-year clean and safe driving record
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Yard Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a yard supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for yard supervisor
  • Develop organizational plan for the effective and safe storage of equipment and materials
  • Contribute to the development of process improvements
  • Assist in maximizing asset utilization
  • Assist in upkeep and maintenance of the Denver Yard buildings and property
  • Manage yard operations as outlined in CN’s operating plan
  • Supervise and manage the activities of train crews, utility conductors and cab drivers
  • Comply with safe work procedures and practices deliver a high level of productivity and customer service
  • Work effectively with others in a supervisory capacity, observing, counseling and enforcing operating and safety rules
  • Utilize strong organizational and problem solving skills in order to effectively and efficiently give direction on yard operations
  • Work with crews and trainmasters to ensure compliance with safety rules and procedures
Qualifications for yard supervisor
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to work physically regularly lifting 50-75 lb
  • Well-developed business acumen, supervisory skills, and customer focus
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time and people
  • Trips to job sites are required
  • Previous Pipe Yard & Warehouse Supervisory Experience
  • SAP and Inventory Management Systems experience will be considered an asset
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Yard Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a yard supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for yard supervisor
  • Provides guidance to team and material control / lay down yard
  • Mentor junior material control personnel
  • Participates in material management, storage strategy development and implementation
  • Provides information to Field Material Manager for overall lay down yard execution plan
  • Ensures proper safety measures are in place and the Beyond Zero program is implemented
  • Develop and implement an efficient method to assure supplies and equipment is available at all times
  • Conduct internal audit regarding safety, housekeeping, security, equipment and inventory
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation, processing, distribution and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding all operating functions for yard and dock office
  • Ensure system updates for equipment status and status changes are maintained
  • Monitor customer equipment pools to ensure efficient operations and meet profit goals/business needs
Qualifications for yard supervisor
  • Team oriented with high organizational skills
  • Recognized for their ability to troubleshoot and propose solutions
  • Proven record for identifying reliability issues and participation implementing improvement strategies
  • Able to manage maintenance resources effectively through the use of key performance indicators and benchmarking
  • Strength to perform average lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Should be able to navigate through the work-site on a daily basis

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