Maersk, USA

Assistant Operations Manager – Savannah – USA

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and direct the shift operations to achieve the highest level of safety, productivity, and customer service with a focus constantly on cost and efficient use of labour
  • Constant focus on the cost of operational labour and ensure that man hours are held to a minimum
  • Ensure safety policies and practices are being adhered to and are fundamental to the Company culture
  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, analyze production errors and recommend/implement corrective action for assigned shifts
  • Provide creative and innovative ideas to improve operational productivity while maintaining a safe work environment
  • Participate and/or represent DDSI within various operations, safety , and labor related meetings
  • Ensure that reports, billing and labor payroll are timely and accurate
  • Responsible for safe and efficient use of facility equipment
  • Effectively communicate with other departments to ensure the efficiency of the shift as a whole
  • Communicate with Assistant Managers and/or Operations Manager regarding daily operational issues and events; reporting directly to the Operations Manager
  • Meet customer and Company key performance metrics, goals and objectives
    Foster team environment within the facility and demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Manage, evaluate and mentor warehouse colleagues
  • Supports the commitment to the Company’s Core Values
  • Coordinate with Managers and Human Resources to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures
  • Perform other job related duties as required


  • 1+ year logistics experience in a warehouse setting
  • 1+ year logistics supervisory experience in a warehouse setting
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. College degree preferred but not required
  • Proficient with systems (i.e.: Microsoft products; warehouse management systems, etc)
  • Must be able to work a 2 week rotation working 12 hour shifts. 1st rotation working 3 days on/4 days off, then 2nd rotation working 4 days on/3 days off. (Hours 06:30-18:30 and 18:30-06:30)
  • Must have the flexibility to work nights, holidays, and weekends and at times may be required significantly extended shift hours based on business need.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Soft Skills

  • Strong candidates are assertive, adaptable and resilient
  • Must be a self-starter, resourceful, solution-oriented
  • Strong multi-tasking and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player attitude

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Maersk, USA

Integrated Container Logistics & Supply Chain Services