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Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

Location : Milwaukee WI
Job Type : Direct Hire
Reference Code : 00004985
Compensation : 55000.00 - 75000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time

Job Description :

Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

1st shift

$55K-$65K base plus up to 20% bonus annually

  • Lead shipping, receiving, and inventory operations

  • Drive process improvements

  • Negotiating the price of shipment transportation with carriers and 3PL

  • Keeping shipping operations within budget without compromising speed or efficiency

  • Processing shipment documentation and inspecting completed orders

  • Assure proper packaging that minimizes cost and protects product

  • Creating and implementing shipping policies and procedures

  • Acting as a liaison between management, carriers, and shipping customers

  • Collaborating with internal departments to optimize the flow of orders from preparation to shipment

  • Evaluating carrier performance and working to resolve issues with shipped orders

  • Receiving purchased parts and materials in accordance with company policies

  • Freight estimating for customer quotes

  • Work with Customer Support Coordinators to manage freight damage claims

  • Develop and meet goals for department performance metrics:  safety, quality, delivery and costs

  • Assure adequate cross training and coverage to meets department needs during reasonable team member absence

  • Work with team leads and Supervisors to optimize the transition of parts from production to shipping while minimizing space and queue times






Required Qualifications :

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite, UPS Worldship, and 3PL software.

  • Leadership experience and ability to establish clear expectations and motivate the achievement of those expectations.  Create a continuous improvement culture.

  • Negotiation experience with strong communication skills.

  • Strategic planning and logical problem-solving skills.

  • Materials management and inventory planning experience.

  • Experience with lean principles a plus.

  •  Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred.  

  • Six or more years of related experience and or/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

  • Experience in a low volume/high mix manufacturing environment desired.

  • Knowledge of Shipping and Inventory Management Software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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