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Import Terminal Manager

Norfolk, VA

Posted: 09/11/2023 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6822

Job Description

OpenArc - Empowering Your Career. As a leading IT staffing firm, we are dedicated to connecting talented professionals with your ideal opportunities. We are currently seeking a qualified Import Terminal Manager to join our client’s organization and contribute to their ongoing success. 

Job summary

The primary expectation of this position is to effectively manage and operate cement import terminal distribution center serving customers by truck and rail.



  • Lead and promote safety program, compliance with safety standards and participate in site safety meetings.
  • Monitor operations to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations for safety and health while maintaining environmental stewardship.


Terminal Operations Management

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the cement import terminal, including vessel, railcar, or truck unloading, storage, and outbound transportation.
  • Coordinate with shipping agents, trucking companies, and logistics providers to ensure timely and efficient handling of cement shipments.
  • Monitor inventory levels, track incoming and outgoing shipments, and maintain accurate records of stock levels and transaction details.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all terminal personnel.


Equipment Maintenance and Repair:

  • Conduct regular inspections of terminal equipment, such as conveyors, loaders, and forklifts, to ensure proper functioning and identify any maintenance or repair needs.
  • Coordinate with maintenance teams to schedule and perform routine maintenance tasks, troubleshoot equipment issues, and minimize downtime.


Quality Control and Documentation:

  • Collaborate with quality control personnel to verify compliance with product specifications and resolve any quality-related issues.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate documentation related to cement shipments, including bills of lading, certificates of analysis, and other required paperwork.


Compliance and Reporting:

  • Stay up-to-date with relevant safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements, and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and submit reports on terminal operations, inventory levels, and other relevant metrics as required by management or regulatory authorities.
  • Participate in audits and inspections, addressing any findings and implementing corrective actions as necessary.


Team Leadership and Communication:

  • Supervise and provide guidance to terminal personnel, ensuring effective teamwork, training, and performance management.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting open communication and addressing any employee concerns or issues.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, such as suppliers, customers, and regulatory agencies, to address inquiries, resolve problems, and maintain strong business relationships.


• Supervisory or management experience required.

• Project and subcontractor management experience required.

• Previous experience in terminal operations, logistics, or related fields, preferably within the cement or bulk materials industry preferred.


At OpenArc, we prioritize your career success and strive to build exceptional technical teams for our clients. By understanding your experience and aspirations, we ensure to present you with rewarding and fulfilling opportunities. 


As an employee of OpenArc and our clients, you will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package.

OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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