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Gate Keeper in Lincolnton, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/8/2018

Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Assigned to Mixing Center guard shack, the Gate Keeper facilitates all inbound and outbound traffic entering or exiting the shipping yard. Verifies and closely updates all inbound and outbound traffic logs to ensure accurate reporting of all container, trailer, and seal ID number information. Monitors all incoming carriers, vendors, and maintenance vehicles to review and authorize entrances. Communicates with dispatcher on a regular basis to inform of all incoming trailers to ensure accurate trailer pool. Tracks arrival and departure of daily “Hub & Spoke” trailers to ensure on time performance. Notifies Management of any delayed arrivals/departures immediately. Responsible for adhering to all company policies and department procedures and reporting any non-compliance by team members to operations manager/supervisor. Performs other duties as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:                                                         

  • Verifies and closely updates all inbound and outbound traffic logs to ensure accurate reporting of all container, trailer, and seal ID number information.
  • Monitors all incoming carriers, vendors, and maintenance vehicles to review and authorize entrance into the Mixing Center secured area; assigns drop slots accordingly.
  • Utilizes radio communications to inform Management, administrative staff, yard jockey, and dispatcher of all visitors entering and/or exiting the Mixing Center’s security area.
  • Receives and holds all FedEx and UPS packages that are delivered at the guard shack for proper handling; reviews and signs all carrier acknowledgment forms and later forwards all paperwork to the inbound coordinator.
  • Obtains copies of all truck driver drivers’ licenses (DLs) on weekends or after hours who are picking up loaded trailers for delivery to designated Distribution Centers; staples copies of the DL’s to the appropriate bill lading form.
  • Receives all remaining Bill Ladings forms from the dispatcher daily that have not been picked up by the carrier every afternoon to be monitored the following day as needed.
  • Communicates with dispatcher on a regular basis to inform of all incoming trailers to ensure accurate trailer pool.
  • Tracks arrival and departure of daily “Hub & Spoke” trailers to ensure on time performance; notifies Management of any delayed arrivals/departures immediately. 
  • Responsible for adhering to all company policies and safety procedures and reporting any non-compliance by team members to Supervisor/Manager.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Partners (Positions):

  • Misc. Carriers, Mixing Center Operations Manager, Operations Supervisors, General Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Warehouse Lead, Dispatcher, Yard Jockey,  Office Administrator, Safety Coordinator, Inbound Coordinator.                                                                               

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:          

  • Education:  High school diploma or GED preferred but not required
  • Experience: Past experience in customer service, security preferred

Key Competencies:

  • Self-management: Set well defined and realistic goals. Display initiative and commitment to meet goals, to be multitask, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Decision Making: Make sound, well informed and objective decisions. Understand the impact of the decisions made to effectively motivate and lead others.
  • Creative Thinking: Use imagination to develop solutions to problems. Always remember what worked yesterday no longer works today.
  • Continuous Learning: Recognize strengths and weaknesses. Allow feedback from others and pursue self-development.
  • Demonstrate Respect: Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct”.
  • Teamwork: Work collaboratively with all departments to coordinate effective work environment.  Share information and foster the exchange of ideas.
  • Be Accountable for Results: Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behavior, decisions, and results.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required: 0%

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace


Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R06913