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VASCOR Yard Leader (1st shift) in Detroit, Michigan

Since its founding in 1987, VASCOR (Value Added Service Corp.) has logged millions of miles and handled millions of vehicles for a growing roster of global and regional clients. As one of the nation's most respected Third-Party Logistics (3PL) providers, we provide superior full-spectrum supply chain logistics to manufacturers, Class I railroads and other key players in the automotive industry.

A privately held join venture between APL Logistics and Fujitrans Corporation, VASCOR is infused with expertise that comes from our connection to our owners' global supply chain solutions in more than 50 countries across six continents, and includes overseas subsidiaries and partners. Our experience extends well beyond the automotive sector across multiple industries.

Position Summary

The Yard Leader is responsible for managing specific yard activities. Primary goals are to ensure that the requirements of the Yard Management group as well as our customer requirements are met.

The Yard Leader reports to the Yard Manager and/or Group Leader and has direct responsibility to lead their location.

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Develop an understanding/ lead Yard Management Processes.

  • Learn the inspection process (inbound / post campaign) and train team on the standardized inspections process.

  • Use of equipment (scanners/computer/etc.) and train team.

  • Fill out necessary paperwork on a daily basis.

  • Know, understand, and use Quality Management System and train team.

  • Manage a staff of 12 employees. Very fast paced environment.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • G.E.D. or High School Diploma.

  • Intermediate computer skills using Windows based Word and Excel.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Prior inspection or supervisory experience required.

  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job.


  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Paid Time Off

  • Immediate 401K vesting

  • Tuition Reimbursement