Assistant Yard Supervisor (98TL) Chicago, Illinois




The Assistant Yard Supervisor interfaces with all TLX associates and management personnel, customer representatives, trucking company representatives, and TLX office staff.  The overall objective of this position is to maintain a safe, efficient, and even flow of traffic in the yard.
Essential Duties    
Ensure proper maintenance of all fleet vehicles is performed in in a timely and effective manner. 
Drive the New Vehicle Transporters and Transfer Crew to and from bay locations, inbound receiving and load staging areas
Accurately complete all receiving, storage, and releasing paperwork
Ensure that customer vehicles are pulled in an efficient and accurate order according to customer requests and TLX needs
Assign work to New Vehicle Transporters, Transfer Crew and temporary workers
Assist New Vehicle Transporters, Transfer Crew in training new temporary workers
Observe New Vehicle Transporters, Transfer Crew, and temporary workers as they perform daily tasks and instruct them on appropriate work behavior and/or performance issues as needed
Complete the daily movement worksheet and return it to the Yard Supervisor at the end of each shift
Utilize radio to communicate with management personnel in a professional manner
Insure that all customer vehicles are gassed and contain proper documents
Keeps Yard Supervisor informed of any significant departmental issues
React to change productively
Any duties as assigned
General Description  
This position ensures that fleet vehicles are properly maintained for the purpose of transportation of yard associates to and from necessary yard locations.  This position may also actively take part in the transportation of associates so that they may efficiently store and park vehicles in accordance with quality standards established by the American Association of Rail Roads, the manufacturer, and customers’ standards. 
Additional Responsibilities, but not limited to
Various duties as assigned or required to help the facility function as a team environment
Understand and follow TLX policies, including but not limited to company safety policies
Notify Supervisor of any workplace hazards or unsafe conditions
Read and understand VIN numbers
Work with limited supervision
Other duties assigned by Yard Supervisor, Operations Manager, and/or other management personnel
Attend meetings as required
Communicate problems to Yard Supervisor