• Shipping Supervisor (Distribution)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 12:28 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Shipping Supervisor is a hands on role whose duty is to assure that all aspects of the shipping process are carried out on a daily basis. This would include timely shipment of all outgoing materials, planning, prioritizing, and scheduling of customer shipments, overseeing the accuracy of all shipping documents and labels, and overseeing load activity. This individual oversees the shipping team and works side by side with the DC Management Team, and in conjunction with the Production Planning Team, Customer Care, and parties across the organization to schedule and execute customer shipments per customer and business requirements. 


    • Oversee the planning, scheduling, and prioritization of all outbound customer shipments on all three shifts
    • Develop and maintain relationships with in-house and customer carriers, dispatchers, and drivers
    • Contact carriers to schedule and make shipments
    • Oversee daily activity of the shipping team both on the floor and in the shipping office
    • Troubleshoot various shipping problems
    • Coordinate Brandon Woods ’Direct’ PO location, storage, and planning based on forecast 
    • Update, distribute, review, and analyze daily reports and/or schedules
    • Drive continuous improvement projects
    • Manage workforce and processes to provide highest customer service levels and achieve best possible CPU
    • Manage, motivate, develop, and train associates and crew leads while providing consistent feedback and annual performance evaluations
    • Monitor policies and procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment
    • Communicate clear and concise operational directives
    • Delegate responsibility to crew leaders to assist in developing their skills and knowledge
    • Evaluate and address operational problems proactively and recommend operational improvements
    • Prioritize and hold associates accountable in achieving operational goals
    • Professionally approach and document performance issues of associates and address or seek additional counsel to resolve issues or concerns
    • Model appropriate behavior in following company rules, regulations and directives
    • Develop strong working relationship with cross-functional departments, employees, and multiple levels within organization
    • Challenge existing processes including suggesting more efficient or alternative methods to achieve objectives
    • Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned



    • High School Diploma; Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent industry experience
    • 3-5 years’ experience in distribution related matters including shipping, receiving, and logistics
    • Advanced Windows based software skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (AS400 a plus)
    • Sound comprehension of business practices
    • Strong Interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task and change directions quickly in a fast paced environment


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