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Container Yard Supervisor Part-Time

Company: Matson Inc
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Matson, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MATX. Founded in 1882, Matson is one of the leading U.S. ocean shipping and logistics companies in the Pacific and provides a vital lifeline to the remote economies of Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Micronesia and select South Pacific islands. It operates a premium, expedited service from China to Southern California. Established in 1987, Matson subsidiary Matson Logistics extends the geographic reach of Matson's transportation network throughout the continental U.S with integrated, asset-light logistics services including rail intermodal, highway brokerage and warehousing.

Role Summary

This position is to direct and supervise container yard labor to efficiently and safely service the trucking community within the container yard and the annex and to maintain operational efficiencies via container yard standard operating procedures and protocols. Ensure that autos, freight, and cargo are prepped to move on the correct vessels and that yard conditions are optimized to facilitate the maximization of vessel productivity. Manage the operating use of the Company's container handling equipment to minimize downtime (and damage to equipment and freight), and maximize yard productivity. Assists the Honolulu Process Team with the development of short and long term operational plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of vessel, container yard and auto operations.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs and supervises labor in the container yard to ensure operations proceed in accordance with plan. Rotates confidently through a variety of assignments including, but not limited to, the container yard and the process and equipment control team.
  • Manages labor and machine utilization to achieve maximum productivity to optimize costs. Responsible for labor check in, start times, breaks and meal periods and machine availability. Approves and authorizes bargaining unit timecards on occasion.
  • Assists the Honolulu Process Team in developing and coordinating storage, discharge, and yard plans utilizing the Company's Terminal Operating System(s) to produce a comprehensive terminal base plan, which maximizes vessel productivity and minimizes gate turn time.
  • Understands and administers collective bargaining work rules.
  • Continuously monitors the work area to ensure compliance with Company, State and Federal safety regulations in order to maintain a safe working area.
  • Responsible for the enforcement of the Stevedore Industry Committee Substance Abuse Policy Agreement.
  • Investigates incidents involving damage or injury and prepares accurate and informative accident reports to comply with safety and damage prevention programs.
  • Understands and uses Company computer software programs to locate cargo/autos, change load status, and prepare work queues and lists for container yard processing.
  • Monitors equipment use and the lashing and unlashing processes to ensure Company equipment is used correctly and safely with conventional freight.
  • Maintains the proper level of concern for Company equipment to reduce on-the-job damage and injury.

Performs other duties as assigned. The Company retains the discretion to add to or change the essential job functions of this position at any time.

Technical Requirements/Competencies

  • Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a TWIC card.
  • Must have a valid Hawaii State Driver's License.
  • Must be proficient with personal computers.
  • Must be flexible to work day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Must be able to supervise, train, and motivate a union workforce.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of safe workforce practices.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to take direction/instruction from managers and other union classifications.
  • Strong ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and prioritize with attention to detail and follow-up a must.
  • A motivated team player who is able to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.

Qualifications, Education, & Experience

  • College degree preferred.
  • Strong first line supervisory experience and good leadership skills required.
  • Familiarity with supervising a union workforce preferred.

Keywords: Matson Inc, Honolulu , Container Yard Supervisor Part-Time, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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