Distribution Dock Supervisor

Confidential   Crystal River, FL   Full-time     Supply Chain / Logistics
Posted on April 14, 2021

Distribution Dock Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY: This position is to provide assistance to the Circulation Distribution team for the coordination of delivery and service of the daily edition of the Citrus County Chronicle and other carrier delivered products by Home Delivery and Single Copy carriers. The responsibilities include supervision of Dock Assistants to ensure the proper and accurate distribution of all products, the scheduling of dock assistance to ensure timely distribution of products and the cleanliness of the dock and carrier areas. Is responsible for timely and accurate communication of information relative to late carriers, equipment failures, product shortages and solutions, breakdowns in standardized processes, distribution issues including failure to receive or provide proper or timely products.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Ensure accurate product distribution to contractors? Maintain a professional, respectful but business-like relationship with contractors? Follow processes completely but be able to identify the needs to make a change when circumstances warrant? Understand and focus on deadline requirements* Ensure that Dock Assistants follow schedule and do not exceed allowable hours unless weather or product delays mandate? Communicate all needed information to Distribution Manager or District Manager by the end of every shift? Absolutely no foul language is allowed

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have good math and communication skills and be able to count accurately. Must be able to manage under adverse weather conditions, have the ability to train new Dock Assistants, communicate changes to Dock Assistants and Management, interact and communicate with contractors and alternate publications, be organized, flexible and efficient. Must have the ability to work well with others and maintain a calm demeanor in a structured, fast-paced environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the ability to work outside in inclement weather (rain, storm, heat and cold). Must be able to lift 30 to 50 lbs. Squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching and twisting will be necessary on occasion.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Position is exposed to extreme weather conditions.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION: This is a permanent full-time position and reports to the Distribution Manager. Individual must be able to work weekends, holidays and early morning hours.


Crystal River , FL