Shipping Receiving Supervisor

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Cumming, GA

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Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments, and preparing items for shipment.


Essential Functions:

  • Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Study shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
  • Determine routing and legal load limits of trucks.
  • Inspect material handling equipment for defects and notifies maintenance personnel or contacts outside service facility for repair.
  • Inspect loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications.
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance report.
  • Develop work assignments and schedules, and maintain time and production records.
  • Analyze stock control records and information such as consumption rate, characteristics of items in storage, and current market conditions, to determine stock supply.
  • Perform cycle counts of inventory comparing actual counts to computer stock status. May be responsible for researching sales and purchasing history in order to resolve discrepancies.
  • Compare nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, and building materials lists to verify accuracy of requisitions and shipping orders.
  • Coordinate SKU’s with vendor representatives to facilitate buying, receiving, and identification of products.
  • Prepare list of depleted items and recommend survey of defective or unusable items.
  • May be actively involved in recruiting, hiring, employee orientation, training, and disciplining employees.
  • May be actively involved with the budget and review process.
  • Perform activities of workers supervised.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the quality improvement process and the philosophy of continuous improvement; identify and respond actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers; participate as a team player in all phases of the organization; and is open and responsive to change.
  • Personally provide customers with knowledgeable, courteous, and prompt service at all times.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the Company’s safety standards and enforce safety regulations.
  • Supervise all employees in the receiving department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Education and/or Experience – High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and at least 3 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have supervisory experience and knowledge of the industry.

Language Skills -- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Ability to write simple correspondence.

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

Reasoning Ability -- Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates and Licenses Forklift certification and/or license may be required.

Other Skills and Abilities -- Knowledge of products and operation.

Required Experience

Minimum Experience Required

  • At least 5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have supervisory experience and knowledge of the industry.
Education/Career Requirements
Minimum Degree: 
High School Degree
Other Requirements
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