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FREEMAN Supervisor - Freight Operations in DFW Airport, Texas

About Us

We are a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

Summary

Performs a lead role at shows of all sizes at any Freeman branch requesting assistance on the dock, floor, or marshalling yard. Travels to assigned shows planning the labor and equipment, job assignments of qualified labor, hours of operation, paperwork procedures, timekeeping and job cost. Handles show site freight operation by efficiently performing the following duties personally or by overseeing other freight leads.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Travel as assigned by Corporate Freight Operations to fulfill Freight Operations needs on events of any size

  • Oversee dock labor at show site by assigning qualified personnel to perform work

  • Oversee dock operation to ensure a safe work environment

  • Assist local Freight Supervisor or Manager on training dock labor

  • Interact with Facility Manager for assigned show and ensure that all facility rules and regulations are followed

  • Work with warehouse Freight Manager to move warehouse freight to show site

  • Work in or oversee Marshalling Yard to check in and dispatch carriers

  • Perform Floor supervision duties as needed

  • Determine and request equipment, tools, drivers and labor needed to produce show

  • Ensure that all paperwork procedures are followed as outlined in the Freight Procedure Manual

  • Ensure job cost is kept to a minimum without sacrificing service to customer

  • Conduct safety & service meetings at show site

  • Properly analyze and explain invoices to exhibitors

  • Assist Exhibitor Services in collecting outstanding invoices

  • Use the Labor Budgeting Tool to project, analyze, and budget labor

  • Produce accurate payroll forms, time cards or timekeeping system for labor worked on shows

  • Complete Post Show Recap

  • Professionally interact with Show Management and staff on shows

  • Professionally interact with local and out of town staff to provide the best possible service

  • Ensure all equipment is returned from show site to warehouse

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Some college preferred, high diploma required. Four (4) or more years of experience preferred.

  • Must be familiar with current material handling rates, show rules and regulations, association requirements and pertinent information to show

  • Is familiar with rigging and machinery movement, including ordering and supervision of cranes and large capacity forklifts

  • Working knowledge of internal systems such as TSS, Freight Billing Recap, and Microsoft Office

  • 4 or more years of freight related experience

Travel Requirements

Travel 25% to 50%

Diversity Commitment

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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