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At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators.


We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.


About the Role

Dock Supervisor
Lachine, QC


How You’ll Help

  • Provide daily guidance and motivation to Dock Workers (employees and agency workers) to ensure achievement of operational objectives for the terminal.
  • Escalates issues of individual poor performance, inappropriate behaviour, absenteeism, etc. to the Operations Manager.
  • Communicates monthly performance stats to the team to help measure, develop and improve operational performance.
  • Maintain policies and procedures and ensure compliance with federal and provincial transportation, safety, and employment legislation.
  • Ensure all incidents (personal injuries, transportation collisions, spills, near misses, etc.) are promptly reported, documented, an investigation is initiated and corrective/preventative measures are implemented.
  • Hold effective, weekly toolbox meetings and ensure safety issues are addressed.
  • Works with the team and others, internal and external to the terminal, to resolve roadblocks to achievement of daily operational objectives.
  • Ensure the PM schedule for the terminal is followed. 
  • Works with the Operations Manager to track monthly performance stats for the dock
  • Supervises a group of Dock Workers, both employee and contractor/agency, directly and indirectly through Lead Hands.


Other duties related to dock operations as may be required.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Post secondary education, preferably in operations, logistics, or business
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Minimum of five years experience in transportation or warehousing industry, preferably dock operations
  • Previous leadership experience and/or experience in the transportation industry are strong assets
  • Strong leadership skills specifically the ability to motivate and drive engagement to achieve objectives, facilitate conflict resolution, and to provide training
  • Advanced communication skills, particularly verbal
  • Computer skills, including the use of MS Word, Excel & Outlook, and web based programs as well as RF scanners.  Experience using AS400 a strong asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills including customer focus
  • Results driven
  • Appropriate sense of urgency
  • Strong sense of safety; training and experience in similar safety sense environments a strong asset
  • Knowledge of industry-related equipment, including forklifts, lift jacks, trailers, etc. a strong asset
  • English required
  • French a strong asset


To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at dayross.com.

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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