Field Transportation Lead in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description:

· Perform leadership functions for the yard team, including regular 1:1 coaching and development sessions and directing the team as needed during the work day.

· Perform the duties of the Area Manager when the Area Manager is not on site.

· Perform functions to maintain yard accuracy

· Correspond with multiple shipping companies and their contacts

· Facilitate the relationship between the yard team and the IB and OB FC teams.

· Use multiple shipping company’s software to ship and track packages

· Coordinate trailers to corresponding dock doors and cross docks using the appropriate

· Troubleshoot shipping problems and errors to resolution

· Communicate well with fellow employees and coordinate activities according to needs

· Comprehensive understanding of shipping requirements, rules and obligations by carrier, destination and package type

· Ensure that all safety measures and precautions are in place and being used regarding the docks and trailers

· Assist in off-site yard operations

Physical Considerations:

· Standing and/or walking during a minimum ten-hour shift

· Some lifting and moving of packages, most weighing 35 pounds or less

· Walking in the FC and Yard area with great frequency

· Manual dexterity in hands and wrist

· Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head

Work Environment:

· Will be working in an active trailer yard

· This role will spend a majority of the time in the FC yard, where conditions will vary based on the season

· The pace in the shipping department is fast and can be hectic

Basic Qualifications:

· Need to know or be able to learn the Shipping process

· Need to know or be able to learn the carrier provided shipping tools

· High School Diploma or equivalent required

· Must be flexible for daily overtime and varying schedules as needed

· Current Valid Driver’s License, which must be maintained in the state that it pertains

Preferred Qualifications:

· Must be able to communicate well with peers, managers and outside carriers

· Must be well organized and detailed oriented with the ability to multi-task

· Must be accurate, reliable and understand the importance of deadlines

· Must be able to work as required to satisfy deadline

· Must be able to be proactive and work well with others

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Amazon is a drug free workplace

AMZR Req ID: 452599