Dock Supervisor, Madison, Wisconsin

Created 10/15/2020
Reference 124869946
Country United States
State Wisconsin
City Madison
Zip 53704
Job Description

We are recruiting for a versatile Dock Supervisor for our Madison facility. This position provides the right applicant unlimited career potential. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity.

The Dock Supervisor will:

  • Supervise and coordinate dock operations and personnel to include load planning, timely departures and 100% freight accuracy
  • Assist local dock personnel with coordinating the following: loading and unloading, FMCSA regulations, manifest approval and deliveries and operation procedures.
  • Complete the freight routing process for next day deliveries
  • Ensure load quality, timely computer data entry and paperwork procedures followed, terminal and freight security and proper freight routing.
  • Assist Line Haul Supervisor with accurate planning of company’s line haul network
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment.
  • Assist in all terminal and employee safety issues and compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Provide supervision to staff through motivation, direction, review of and feedback on performance.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge.
  • Be able to balance multiple tasks while positively motivating, coaching and communicating clear instructions to others.
  • Supervise forklift operators to meet daily operation goals
  • Operate a sit-down forklift in the loading/unloading of trailers as needed
  • Enforce all company, FMCSR, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations and laws as required

Work Schedule

6 pm - 3 am with flexibility, especially during start up

Monday - Friday


  • Two (2) years proven supervisory experience in LTL transportation
  • Demonstrate leadership with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Individual will be self-motivated with strong interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills.
  • Have the confidence and ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, support staff and drivers.
  • Able to react quickly to change.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Working, standing and walking on non-climate-controlled loading dock area for several hours at a time.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook).

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Based on Experience. Send salary requirements.

Employer Sutton Transport Inc

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