International Paper Transportation Team Lead in NORWALK RECYCLING, California
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Plant Superintendent/Operations Manager
To ensure safety and transportation expectations are met through compliance of policies and processes for production/transportation
Umbrella responsibilities of all employees:
Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
Ensures a clean and safe work environment
Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines
Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them
Ensure safety and transportation expectations are met
Meet the needs of our customers by providing excellent service
Manage needed plant documentation and DOT requirements.
Schedule, direct and coach Trucking team members as needed to achieve Plant safety and production objectives
Cover daily toolbox topics
Schedule trucks & trailers for service / repairs
Work with Finance Specialist for PO’s related to trucking department
Schedule daily pickups and work with dock to ensure trailers are loaded with equipment as needed
Random DOT drug testing
Drive as needed to cover vacations and / or illness
Monitor overtime and efficiencies in the trucking department and route accordingly
Establish and communicate to drive team members job performance requirements and minimum standards for safety and productivity;
Ensure all drive team members are knowledgeable of Plant safety policies and procedures
Monitor driver daily logs, VCR’s, and driver hours for accuracy.
Follow all Federal, State, and local D.O.T regulations.
Track and schedule Truck, and Trailer Federal Inspections.
Maintain all equipment maintenance files.
Manage and maintain VMO & DMO
Respond to customer requests for scheduling and delivery
Assist with scale as needed
Spot inspect tractors for cleanliness and perform random ride a longs
Other duties as assigned
Personal Protective Equipment
- Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, steel toe shoes, hard hat.
Equipment Operated and Monitored
King Pin Locks
Rear door strap (red strap)
Padlock for trailer securement
Information collected and exchanged
Communicate with Shipping, and receiving on equipment needs.
Communicate with Plant Supervisor on trucking needs.
Communication with drivers on account issues, equipment issues.
Communication with customers/Account managers (Missed pickup, delayed pickups)
HS Diploma or equivalent
Satisfactory background check
Ability to effectively read/write/speak English and interpret written documents
Expert knowledge of shipping processes and procedures
Knowledge of Traffic Dept. processes
Strong computer skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure;
Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
Proven ability to work with internal and external customers
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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