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Yard Supervisor - Amtrak - Oakland

Oakland, CA

  • Facilities

  • Hourly and Seasonal

Job Description

Supervises the administration and performance of all commissary activities for  all front-line associates on his/her shift.  Reports to the Assistant General Manager (AGM) with significant interface with the General Manager (GM), Office Manager, Warehouse Managers,, Client and Vendors


COMPENSATION: The hourly rate for this position ranges from $27.00 to $27.00, depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and Aramark reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time AND FOR ANY REASON, including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO for reasons related to individual performance, Aramark or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitors the activities of employees in the Amtrak railyard and/or Amtrak station ensuring compliance of all “Business Processes” and Safety Regulations.
  •  Monitors the activities of the commissary to ensure a smooth flow of food and supplies to Amtrak trains.
  • Monitors requisitions, product tracking, temperature control, rotation and dating of product, delivery of product, strip of product, inventories and quality control.
  • Maintains work methods and practices to ensure the PAR's are assembled in accordance with Amtrak's specifications and delivered to each car on time.
  • Ensures that the commissary facilities and Amtrak's equipment are properly used, secured and maintained.
  • Enforces commissary, regional and corporate security, safety and sanitation policies. Including the proper use of Power Industrial Vehicles, NRA & FDA regulations.
  • Supervises the activities of each front-line associate during their shift. 

Long Description

  • Provides guidance to the commissary team utilizing coaching &counseling  when necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate physical inventory; to include working with office staff to resolve inventory discrepancies.
  • Enforces performance standards for  staff.
  • Schedule work force to perform functions with minimal overtime; to include actively participating in the performance of warehouse functions when necessary
  • Executes training of staff at the yard and station.
  • Conducts daily shift briefings when required.
  • Participates in monthly staff meetings.
  • Ensures that  work areas are clean at all times.
  • Consistently makes recommendations to improve productivity, efficiencies, and customer service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Must understand the importance of safety, possess strong customer services skills, audit skills, math skills & the ability to work in a dynamic environment in an industrial setting.   The position requires 2 or more years of leadership experience in a supervisory/managerial role. Must also have the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Reports check.







About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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