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VASCOR Rail Supervisor in Warren, 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

Rail Supervisor reports directly to the Sr. Yard Manager. The Rail Supervisor oversees daily operations of automotive loading / unloading. This position will ensure quality and safety standards are being upheld by performing continuous audits with management staff. The Rail Supervisor position will also, at times, perform the job duties of the Sr. Yard Manager.

The Rail Supervisor will also have responsibility for Work Quality Standards, Loss and Damage Prevention., Claims, Document Control, Safety as well as handle personnel matters

Rail Supervisor will present damage prevention or process changes as required. They will attend customer meetings, phone conferences, understand customer requirements and meet or exceed their expectations. Rail Supervisor will generate alternatives and make recommendations on improving the overall work process.

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Manage daily loading/unloading operations; ensuring securement in the railcars

  • Ensure compliance with company, AAR and manufacturer requirements, policies and procedures

  • Maintain/perform daily reporting

  • Communicate with rail crew regarding work assignments

  • Complete on-rail inspections

  • Perform daily quality audits

  • Equipment assignment and inspections

  • Load makeup

Education

  • 4 year college degree or 4 years' management experience.

Skills

  • Demonstrated “expert” level usage of MS office products including Excel, Access, and Power Point.

  • Understanding and experience with Total Quality management.

  • Teamwork, decision-making, problem solving, communications, customer focus, confidentiality, planning, organizing, process management, tolerance of ambiguity, and time management.

  • Analytical skills

  • The ability to determine trends and anomalies

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

Experience

  • Successful Leader or equivalent experience in a prior position.

  • Experience with meeting valid external customer requirements, supervisory/ managerial capabilities, process management, and PC skills

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Paid Time Off

  • Immediate 401K vesting

  • Tuition Reimbursement

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