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  • Job Title
  • Terminal Operations Manager
  • Location
  • Long Beach
  • Job Number
  • 138267
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Manufacturing
Job Description
Experienced Terminal Operations Manager needed in our Long Beach, CA location. This is a full time permanent position with and established marine terminal location and excellent benefits. The Operations Manager is an essential part of the management team and responsible for overseeing personnel and any disciplinary action related to, union-represented employees in a fast paced port environment.

Main Duties Include:
?Overseeingup to 100 transportation/port employees (including both direct and indirect reports).

?Analyze operational needs and delegate direct labor to perform operations in a manner that maximizes efficiency while maintaining a safe work environment.

?Manage union employees in a shipping/general labor cargo environment, including the authority to:

      ?Counsel, discipline, and make termination recommendations to ensure an efficient operation

      ?Train personnel in proper operating procedures

      ? Ensure productivity levels are met by frequently walking the floor and having a physical presence in the terminal

      ?Follow up checks prior to shift end, enforce safety rules to maintain a safe working environment.

?Help terminal employees to prepare, make department plans and determine the appropriate additional workforce to be hired to accomplish an efficiency and cost-effective completion of plan.

?Adjust grievances submitted by labor and respond to issues raised by union agents and members, including through informal discussions, the Labor Relations Committee process, and arbitration, as needed.

?. Plan, hold, and document daily safety and operations meetings, and implement plans to identify, address, and resolve safety hazards.


? BS/BA degree in Business Management/Marine Administration/ Transportation/Operations Management, or equivalent work experience in management.

? Experience managing union employees in a labor environment a must.

? Knowledge of port terminal operations.

? Computer system proficiency and able to use a keyboardand mouse.

? Knowledge of safety and accident prevention codes and regulations.

? Solid understanding of cargo stowage and stability is a huge plus.

? Ability to manage a large, complex and diverse workforce in a fast-paced environment.

? Analytical and problem solving skills needed to respond quickly and effectively to operations issues.

? Ability to plan and organize projects in a fast-paced environment.

? Availability to work varied hours, shifts and days (Four 10 hour days, Day shift 6am-5pm for 6 months then could switch to nights. (Night Shift is 5pm-3am)

? Must be able to communicate clearly with union-represented workforce and other staff.

? Accountability for a safe and efficient operation, together with the ability to maintain a positive working relationship with union-represented and other employees.

? Physicallyable to climb up and down a ladder multiple times within a shift in a marine terminal environment.

? Can work in changing hot and cold climates based on weather conditions.

? Ability to work in an environment that may be hazardous to persons unable to see and hear fast moving equipment.

? Work day or night shifts including weekends.

? Class C Drivers License required to operate company vehicle up to 50% of working hours within the terminal grounds.

? Can push, move or lift 30 pounds.

? TWIC Card: You will be required to apply for a TWIC (Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential) card through the United States Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) prior to your start date. Failures to receive DHS approval, acquire, or renew a TWIC card may result in the termination of employment.

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