To supervise the operation of the Shipping Department, providing timely and efficient service to all external and internal customers at the most economical cost and within established safety and quality standards.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Responsible for supervising the Shipping functions in order to provide optimum movement of raw materials, package materials, and finished product at the most efficient and economical cost, while maintaining safe and sanitary conditions
To maintain departmental programs which assure full compliance with pre-established Federal, State, Corporate, Plant sanitation, and safety standards
To maintain working programs to minimize transit and / or storage damage within established guidelines
To control accuracy in shipments and goods received so that product loss and penalties are minimal and traceability maintained
To manage our structured departmental cost reduction / improvement programs to meet or beat our annual savings and productivity improvement targets
To meet department variable and period budgets and supervise the department in such a manner to ensure the highest level of efficiency while meeting budgets
To assure effective labor relations and consistent contract and policy administration while promoting a work environment conducive to people improvement and motivation of the production work force
To train and motivate subordinates in the performance of their duties, develop their Total Production Manufacturing (TPM) capabilities, lead AM teams, develop their management talents, and encourage creativity at the supervisory level so that a constant supply of qualified supervisors are available for positions of greater responsibility
To keep abreast of new developments that impact the Shipping Department including new products, modifications, and processes which might lend themselves to ensuring a more efficient operation
To actively take part in team meetings, relative to Product Availability, Sales, Marketing, Group Team meetings, and the associated customer visits
Actively support Plant and Shipping cost savings projects
Responsible for assuring Warehouse Management System traceability of 99.6%
To meet all productivity targets in material handling as well as Packaging and Palletizer uptime
Ensure adherence to transportation route guide and optimize transportation requirements
To meet all customer service targets in the delivery of finished goods
Qualifications / Requirements
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES :
The incumbent must have a mature business attitude, be a skilled administrator, be capable of identifying opportunities, be a strategic thinker and problem solver and have good planning abilities.
Above average communication and human relations skills are required to motivate and secure staff and line support / cooperation.
The incumbent is responsible for the development of high potential members of the department, while motivating others to perform at the top of their individual capabilities.
The incumbent must also have a thorough understanding of the labor agreement and be skilled in the principles and fundamentals of employee relations and motivation of the work force.
This position requires a college degree or equivalent work experience
Requires flexibility in shift assignment, as this position will likely be on 3rd shift
Relocation Eligible : Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type : Regular
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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