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61038855 Assistant Manager Operations (MOB) - Florham Park, NJ

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Assistant Manager Operations (MOB)




Terminal Operations/Engineering

Last application date: 31/12/2021

APM Terminals operates one of the world's most comprehensive port and integrated inland service networks. We're uniquely positioned to help both shipping line and landside customers grow their business and achieve better supply chain efficiency, flexibility and dependability.
We offer

APM Terminals offers tremendous growth, career and leadership opportunities for those with the ambition, drive and dedication to become one of the best. If you see yourself being part of a team that helps the global economy grow through our worldwide network of customers and terminals, then we want to hear from you!

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring all daily work assignments are completed properly and safely by the International Longshoremen's Association (I.L.A.) Employees and hourly union labor you supervise.
  • Responsible for directing the I.L.A. Employees in their daily work assignments to minimize labor cost and maximize terminal efficiency.
  • Responsible for monitoring the arrival times of all labor, authorizing any necessary overtime, ensuring that labor is properly identified on all payroll records and ensuring that any and all appropriate payroll adjustments are made for labor based on their actual hours of work.
  • Responsible for determining necessary terminal equipment requirements directing the labor working in the grounding operation in order to maximize terminal yard space, secure required chassis and improve vessel productivity.
  • Expected and required to direct the I.L.A. Employees to take appropriate action to achieve efficient and safe operations within the terminal facility, including directing the I.L.A. Employees to warn, replace or discipline rank and file I.L.A. labor as you deem appropriate. You have the authority and are expected to warn, cite, replace or fire labor that is not carrying out assigned work as instructed or in a proper or safe manner.
  • Expected to use your independent judgment and discretion in making important operational decisions. Your decisions should be guided by business needs with the goal of improving overall terminal operations by maximizing labor efficiency and minimizing terminal turn-time.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of operating plans throughout the terminal facility.
  • Supervise key stakeholders to achieve customer service level agreements related to the all operations department
  • Required to become familiar with and utilize the applicable labor agreements and grievance adjustment procedures.
  • Responsible for handling any grievances that are brought to your attention in an expeditious manner, and you should obtain all relevant facts and use independent judgment and discretion in adjusting any grievance.
  • You have authority and discretion to determine and implement an appropriate resolution to resolve a grievance.
  • You have the authority to work with another member of the Management Team of any other part of the APM terminal operation to cooperatively address and resolve the grievance.
  • Responsible for proactively communicating with Strategy and Optimization any deviation from the operating plan, participating in feedback sessions.
  • Exercise management authority to promote total-terminal success in accordance with the leadership's strategic vision, including optimization of work processes and efficient manpower utilization.
  • Responsible for ensuring efficient yard, gate, CFS and Rail operations.
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork environment with internal and external stakeholders. Customers, Carriers, Vendors as well as labor at all levels.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with other Transportation and Logistics business units to support the APMM Group strategies and vision.

We are looking for

Based in Mobile, AL, the Assistant Manager of Operations is responsible for managing and providing training for ILA, employees with the objective of maintaining a safe work environment, maximizing productivity, controlling cost and meeting terminal and operational requirements. Assist with the enforcement of our security plan to ensure compliance with Federal Regulations CFR 105. Ensure to continuously strive to improve the service to all customers and provide an environmentally safe working environment for all APM and ILA employees. The ideal candidate will have transportation/stevedoring experience or equivalent experience.

Last application date: 31/12/2021

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APM Terminals is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D).
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At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace. APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group - a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

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Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services. Our vision, built from a strong heritage of uprightness, constant care, and innovation, has guided our business operations since the first Maersk Line vessel sailed in 1904. By remaining committed to that vision we have expanded our business to become the world’s largest ocean carrier. And we are consistently recognized as the most reliable container shipping company.
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180 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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