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Sort Manager-Commerce, CA at Express Messenger Systems, Inc in Commerce, California

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

As a Sort Manager for Ontrac you’ll report directly to the HUB or General Manager of the facility and be responsible for managing all the sort activities and volume. 

What you’ll do as a Sort Manager


  • Manage a team of sorters / package handlers to ensure quality standards and worker environment is safe and conducive to efficient operations.

  • Ensures that incoming and outgoing volume is directed to the correct destination and leaves on time. \

  • Communicates delays or any issues to the GM or Hub Manager and anyone else that needs to know; quickly prioritizes work to prevent service failures.

  • On rare occasion may need to deliver delayed packages to customers.

  •  Conducts pre-sort meetings, keeping employees informed of daily goals, upcoming events and maintains an open line of communication to engage employees.

  • Responsible for the collection, loading and tracking of all packages per SOPs.

  • Assists with daily planning of sort times and staffing; tracks attendance and manages sorter performance. Stays within budgeted labor hours for sorters adjusting staffing when necessary.

  • Coordinates equipment including trailers, tractors and congears.

  • Responsible for setting up company driver’s routes as well as assisting in line haul planning with different vendors. Requires working knowledge of the CBA (where applicable).

  • Performs any other task or assignment as deemed necessary by the organization.


  • Shift: Monday-Friday 2PM-11PM




 What you need to be successful as a Sort Manager


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Demonstrated leadership experience motivating and encouraging others

  • Team focused

  • Two years of industry experience

  • Comfortable using computers and basic math skills

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in warehouse and office environment. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level is usually moderate. 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job:


  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, bend, climb, push, pull, twist or crouch.

  • The physical activity associated with this position is considered high. The employee will regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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