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Shipping Dept. Supervisor
Kenosha, WI 53144
Provides daily direction and leadership to the Shipping Department team members; Makes recommendations for manpower needs including involvement in recruitment and selection process as well as employee terminations in the Shipping Department
Accountable for staffing, training, motivation and leadership within area of responsibility; Develops a team work environment; Builds departmental standards for performance; Ensures that all employees in the Shipping Department are properly trained
Ensures that materials shipped are verified against pertinent documentation
Establishes and maintains procedures for determining and meeting company and customer delivery commitments by handling materials, providing labor, and effective use of time
Recommends and assists in implementing operating procedures and promotes continual improvement within the department and the company
Follows shipping methods for materials using the operations procedures; Resolves emergent issues for expedited deliveries to the customer and/or job site
Coordinates import/export of goods by scheduling containers to meet shipping demands
Monitors the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of inbound and outbound shipments
Maintains working relationships with transportation representatives, vendors and suppliers to ensure cost control and competitiveness
Interfaces with other departments to resolve problems with timely delivery or disposition of order cancellations
Monitors and tracks shipping vendor performance
Negotiates shipping costs
Schedules and tracks all inbound and outbound shipments
Identifies roadblocks to processes and procedures and offers suggestions for improvement
Oversees all incoming, outgoing and warehouse movements
Minimum 3+ years of shipping management/supervisory experience.