Stella-Jones
  • - Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Full Time


Logistics Supervisor – Plymouth Meeting
McFarland Cascade, a wood products company, is seeking a qualified Logistics Supervisor to oversee all phases of yard operations including staff, and dispatching to ensure goals are met safely and efficiently. Ensure that the yard operates both safely and environmentally compliant, while effectively and efficiently working within the guidelines of the administrative policies and procedures by performing the following duties: Based out of our Plymouth Meeting, PA facility.
Primary Responsibilities:
 Responsible for optimizing delivery routes for drivers before each shift. Looks for opportunities in efficiencies throughout the operation, delivery, yard and reports monthly on feedback and suggestions for improvement.
 Responsible for monitoring all yard functions to conform to company policies.
 Responsible for dispatching drivers/in-out bound carriers as need to supply on-time, cost effective service and coordinate with customer service, drivers, yard coordinators, and driver supervisor.
 Track truck movements to assure that we have a method of monitoring on time pick up and on time delivery.
 Communicate and resolve issues, problems and concerns with drivers and customers as it relates to service deliveries, claims, directions, driver paperwork, DOT, permits and other issues.
 Look for opportunities to use combined company drivers and contracted carriers to minimize freight costs.
 Defines high volume one and two way freight lanes and works to develop advantageous sourcing strategies for each specific freight lane.
 Oncall support for company driver questions and needs as they arise including 3rd party drivers and storm response team
 Responsible for providing day to day instructions and guidance to all yard employees beyond dispatch instructions
 Responsible for the proper care and maintenance of all yard equipment, reporting equipment problems, and adherence to the preventative maintenance program. This includes but not limited to daily inspections of truck equipment and works with 3rd party vendors to ensure proper maintenance.
 Responsible for yard inventory performing regular cycle counts and annual inventories.
 Partner will all internal corporate support resources to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations to achieve results.
 Responsible for Safety, DOT and yard OSHA awareness.
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Qualifications:

• 2-4 years of commercial trucking experience with a Class A CDL
• Experience with self-loaders/heavy equipment operators preferred
• 1 year certificate from technical school or community college; or 3 to 6 months related experience/training
Benefits:
• Comprehensive benefits plans including
o 3 different medical plans to choose from
o Company paid dental and vision coverage
o Company paid life insurance policy
o Company paid accidental death and dismemberment policy
o Company paid long term disability benefits
o 401k plan with a company match of 150% on the first 4% deferred
o Robust employee assistance program
o Opportunity to purchase Stella-Jones stock through payroll deduction
• 9 paid holidays each year
• 2 weeks paid vacation the first year

About the Company:
McFarland Cascade a Stella-Jones Company is a leading North American producer and marketer of industrial treated wood products specializing in production of poles, railway ties and timbers as well as our Residential Products division which supplies treated lumber and some deck accessories to retail outlets such as The Home Depot. The company has 43 plant locations along with various other sales offices throughout Canada and the US. From our beginnings as a producer of poles and pilings in Sandpoint, ID in 1916, McFarland Cascade's future has been focused on continued research and development of the best ways to treat and preserve wood products. As we move into the future we are committed to sourcing and developing new products that will exceed our customers' expectations for all divisions of our company.
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