Night Time Operations Supervisor

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Night Time Operations Supervisor - Melrose Park, IL

Valley Cartage Company Inc. 

Reports To:  Platform Supervisor                                                

Department:  Operations - Day or Night

Classification:  Salary

Hours: 2:00PM - 12:00AM

JOB SUMMARY The Operations Supervisor is an entry level leadership position that is responsible for working with the Terminal Manager and assisting with the overall operation of the Melrose Park Terminal including the yard and warehouse operation, trucking operations. Specifically, the Operations Supervisor responsibilities are:

Responsibilities under the direction of the Terminal Manager:

  • Loading of customer orders at the warehouse in a timely fashion
  • Accuracy and completeness of all paperwork related to customer orders
  • Compliance with all OSHA, DOT and other governmental agencies’ rules and regulations by all terminal personnel and operators
  • A safe work environment for all personnel working at the terminal
  • Safety performance of all terminal personnel
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Compliance with all customers’ requirements
  • Optimization of operation to reduce cost (overtime) and maximize productivity
  • Management reports, various, daily, weekly and monthly
  • On time delivery of all customers’ orders
  • Upkeep and maintenance of all company equipment such as trailers, transfer hoses, forklifts, etc. 
  • Resolution of all customer issues
  • Hands on individual required
  • Implementation of the company’s disciplinary policies
  • Must be willing to obtain experience with inbound/outbound P&D and Linehaul 


  • 2 years of management experience, people skills, computer knowledge, self-motivated, and ability to achieve assigned goals with minimal supervision
  • Must have LTL experience
  • High School Diploma Required, College degree preferred


  • Pre-employment drug and physical test
  • English language including the meaning and spelling of words and proper grammar.
  • Speak clearly and communicate with others and convey information effectively
  • Interpret a variety of instructions; written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Must be forklift certified per OSHA regulations
  • Perform operation and safety check including battery, breaks, lift controls, fluids, and fire extinguisher prior to using equipment
  • Sign off on daily equipment check list certifying everything is in good operating condition
  • Proper handling of hazardous materials as it pertains to bills of lading, freight bills, placarding, employee training and accidents


  • Dependability, reliability, and maturity to handle equipment in a safe and sensible manner
  • Support mission and core values of the company


  • Stable and growing organization
  • Full time Salary varies based on experience.
  • Clean, late model equipment
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life, Long and Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Time Off


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, or crawl. The employee must occasionally have the ability to lift 100-pound cartons to a height of 4-5 feet and load or unload off the truck. The employee must frequently pull on a pallet jack with materials on it weighing up to 3,000 pounds.  The employee is regularly required to drive a forklift. The employee may work from 10 hours to 14 hours a day as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing duties of this job the employee will regularly be exposed to outside weather conditions.  This also means the employee is regularly required to drive in all sorts of weather.  The employee is required to drive tractors with and without air conditioning.  The employee is required to travel in busy and congested roads and highways. The employee is also subjected to noise and to being around tractors, trailers, and forklifts as well as various other material moving machines.

If you share our core values of Fun, Integrity, Service, Honesty, Passion, Innovation, Excellence and SAFETY then this is the opportunity for YOU!

Location: Supervisor in Melrose Park, IL
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