Shipping Supervisor

ID: REF2620P
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

Reports to: Operations Manager

General Job Activities: 

Responsible for overseeing all daily operations of the shipping and receiving areas, including the timely shipment of finished products and completion of shipping documents in order to meet customer requirements. Insure a consistent application of the labor agreement and enforcement of all rules, policies and procedures in accordance with company policy.  Also responsible for receiving, distributing and proper storage of inbound goods.  Also responsible for insuring a safe and healthy working environment.

Specific Job Activities: 

  • Oversee all daily operations of the shipping and receiving areas including the timely shipment of finished products and completion of shipping documents in order to meet customer requirements. Also responsible for receiving, distributing and proper storage of inbound goods.  Control costs within the department and find new ways to provide the same services at a lower cost without sacrificing the safety of employees.
  • Insure that a high level of safety is maintained within the department and enforce all safety rules and regulations.  Also insure that all department employees comply with all company rules, policies and procedures and insure a consistent application of the labor agreement.              
  • Direct the work of other shipping and receiving employees as well as communicate with and update employees on a daily basis to meet customer requirements.  Ensure each employee receives proper training and instructions to do their job safely and provide them with the correct tools to do their jobs.
  • Communicate with production departments in order to meet carrier needs for on time deliveries to customers.  Manage overtime and crew shifts according to the needs of the department and customers.
  • Oversee department quality, performance, goals, cost, training, attendance, moral, and environmental issues to achieve positive results.                    
  • Resolve employee issues/problems. Ensure that all team members are working together to achieve the same end results and give disciplinary action when needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred                                                         
  • Ability to motivate others                                                           
  • Ability to manage in a participative team environment
  • Computer literate (Word/Excel, SAP)                                       
  • Good meeting/presentation skills
  • Good oral/written communication skills                    
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Good meeting/presentation skills
  • Union experience a plus
  • Experience with brokers and asset carriers a plus    

Other:

All team members and Team Leaders are responsible for assuring that the products produced within each manufacturing facility are safe and comply with all applicable governmental regulations and guidelines.

All team members are responsible for the quality of their own work and that of their team.  For example, team members in manufacturing areas must assure conformance to agreed-upon product specifications that meet the needs and expectations of our customers.

All team members, Team Leaders and visitors to a manufacturing facility are responsible for compliance with and adherence to all established good manufacturing practices, food safety plans and all applicable regulations and guidelines.

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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