Bessemer City facility with global presence is looking for a hands-on shipping supervisor to help grow and develop their order fulfillment and shipping teams. Should have recent experience directly supervising at least 10 warehouse associates and be comfortable spending significant time on the warehouse floor daily. Previous experience in distribution and/or logistics strongly preferred. Salary $40,000-$45,000 per year with bonus plan and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k match and more. See below for additional position details.
Directs order fulfillment and shipping department team and functions in support of production, fabrication and external customers, at a multi-shift facility.
Supervises and delegates work assignments to staff of 15-20 associates.
Prioritizes safety, security and employee well-being at all times.
Coordinates timely order pulling and shipment preparation as per schedule and priority. Assigns work, allocates resources (people and equipment), monitors individual and team progress, to ensure meeting or exceeding site on-time-delivery expectations.
Promotes best practices for workplace organization and housekeeping of all areas within department, including outside areas. Audits compliance with housekeeping standards.
Spends significant time on warehouse floor, monitoring:
- individual performance,
- progress on the day’s work assignments, and
- adherence to standards.
Actively supports organization’s quality and on-time-delivery goals (internal and external),including appropriate response to “expedite” and other non-standard requests.
Creates, revises, and monitors adherence to departmental standards and processes.
Follows and ensures compliance with all regulations and policies governing:
- use of powered industrial trucks to load trailers and move product within facility and
- safe operations and best practices concerning trailers or vehicles used for shipments from facility; such as chocking tires, inspecting trailer surfaces that will be driven on, inspecting for other hazards, etc.
Maintain system data integrity by ensuring that all SAP transactions, and any other required transactions, are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Supports organization by becoming cross-trained in other functional areas (for example: receiving) to help provide leadership coverage.
All other duties as assigned.