Yard Control Associate - Full Time
The Home Depot
Vaughan, ON
Location: Location: 8966 Huntington Road Vaughan, ON. L4H-3V1.

Shift: Wednesday - Saturday 5am-3:30pm.

Position Purpose:
This position will be part of the Distribution Centre and Transportation team which has responsibility for the processing of inbound and outbound shipments across the country. The Dock Coordinator will report to the Yard Assistant Manager and work closely with both our Transportation team and our Distribution team to ensure inbound and outbound product flows efficiently in and out of the Distribution Centre, off-site yards and the main yard.

Position Responsibilities:
At our fast paced distribution facility, we are seeking a Yard Controller with a Flexible Schedule.

Duties include the following:
Execute Dock Schedule
Maximize dock door utilization and line load opportunities
Maintain accuracy of Yard Management
Communicate with Yard Shunters, Security Staff, Carriers and Operations to enhance dock efficiency
Maintain Dock Office
Resolve yard discrepancies. Proactively communicate within Warehouse Team and with other departments for issue resolution and process improvements.
Must be able to perform KPI’s, spreadsheets, administration tasks and other duties as assigned by the Resource
Ability to handle multiple people in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and organization skills
Computers skills is a must
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Must be flexible in working hours – overtime, vacation coverage, and off-shifts

Experience/Knowledge Required:
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Transportation of Dangerous Goods certified (will train as required)
Strong PC skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Good attention to detail and accuracy
Good time management skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent verbal, written and critical thinking skills
Experience with Yard Management Software
2+ years of relevant work experience