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Traffic Supervisor

Job Name

Traffic Supervisor


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Distribution and Warehouse Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Valissa Gyamena

About the role

What does a Traffic Supervisor do?

Responsible for the management of all inbound/outbound shipments and yard control at the Distribution Center. Will coordinate with Freight Forwarders and 3PL logistics providers to ensure proper workflow, shipment prioritization and order volume availability. Role is supported by a Load/Unload Coordinator.  

About You 

The ideal candidate will have experience with YMS, Freight Forwarders, OTR, and intermodal. 

The incumbent is expected to take initiative, think, and act in the spirit of continuous improvement, and escalate concerns appropriately.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Responsible for the management of all inbound/outbound shipments and yard control at the Distribution Center.  
  • Coordinates with Freight Forwarders, 3PL logistics provider, and internal customer service to ensure proper workflow, shipment prioritization and volume availability.  
  • Manages and measures the effectiveness of the Freight Forwarder and 3PL logistics provider through KPI reporting. 
  • Responsible for the execution of an efficient load/unload schedule and yard jokey production. 
  • Budgetary responsibly of detention & demurrage charges, transportation charges, and yard control. 
  • Responsible for efficient and effective use of Yard Management System.
  • Works closely with Customs Manager for the timely coordination and release of containers from port. 
  • Role is supported by a Load/Unload Coordinator.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Creation of product availability reports based on unload schedule. 
  • Perform Carrier Analysis – tracking carrier commitments, on-time performance, contractual adherence. 
  • Audit and process Ocean Shipment invoices. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, SAP, and use of Yard Management Systems.
Personal Qualities
  • 100% Responsibility mindset.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • 5 years’ experience in the transportation and distribution fields.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Traffic preferred
  • We are looking for people who are globally mobile and aspire to experience different cultures

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.