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Shipping Supervisor - Direct Hire, Somerset, NJ

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Somerset
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Shipping Supervisor - Direct Hire, Somerset, NJOur valued client located in Somerset, NJ is the world leader in Salon and Spa Design, Salon Equipment Manufacturing and Dental Equipment Manufacturing.-- They are currently seeking an experience Shipping Supervisor to join their growing team.-- This role is a permanent direct hire opportunity, with a salary of approx. 60K dependent upon experience.-- The hours for this opportunity are 8:30am-5:30pm, and the client offers a generous benefits package as well.This role reports to the Factory Operations Manager and will organize and oversee a team of employees to ensure that products are properly loaded and unloaded, and direct truck drivers for deliveries. They must ensure every shipment arrives on time and within budget. They monitor and oversee outgoing and incoming shipping activities to verify items are shipping to the correct location and in good condition. They make sure weights are correctly posted, that correct charges are applied, and that shipments are moved from shipping points to storage areas and resolve issues with shipping orders.--Job Duties and Responsibilities:Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and supervises shipping employees and drivers to make sure all items are prepared, shipped, and received on time while complying with company policy
  • Acts as a liaison between workers and management to report on shipping activities and issues.
  • Interviews, trains, and leads shipping employees, identifies areas for further development and learning.
  • Oversees the daily workflow, schedules, and assignments of the shipping dock.
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process, observing control points and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, implementing cost reductions, developing reporting procedures and systems, facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points, and initiating and fostering a spirit of collaboration within and between departments.General Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Oversees and evaluates all activities of the dock and dock employees, ensuring safe and efficient loading and unloading of all freight and ensures accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
    • Conducts daily inspections, ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and internal laws, regulations, and policies.
    • Provides shipping information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing shipping schedules and data, answering questions, and responding to requests.
    • Resolves discrepancies with accounting regarding invoices, packing slips, and receiver reports.--For ongoing discrepancies, negotiate with shipping companies and implement internal improvements to create a solution that prevents problems from occurring. In some cases, we negotiate with the shipping company to renew the contract.
    • Studies shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments and shipping methods required to meet shipping schedules.
    • Monitors freight movement using various computer software applications.
    • Consults with production planning team to plan deliveries for the next days.
    • Schedule the necessary trucking to ensure timely delivery of orders to our customers.
    • Teaches and implements safe lifting and loading techniques and regularly evaluates employees' compliance.
    • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures supporting safety culture and efforts through ergonomic process improvement.
    • Organize the shipping floor and list inventory on a regular basis.
    • Assesses efficiency and performance of dispatch and distribution activities; identifies and recommends improvements to shift, department, and facility.
    • Ensures product handling and delivery practices meet customer expectations, and daily, weekly, monthly, and annual business objectives.
    • Assure consistent achievement of quality standards.
    • Participates in quarterly physical inventory.Qualifications:
      • Previous supervisory experience required.
      • 2+ years in shipping dock supervision required.
      • 5+ years previous experience in a shipping/manufacturing environment required.
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, ability to communicate across multiple levels of management, departments, and customers.
      • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines, and multi-task.
      • Ability to overcome obstacles and encounter the unexpected and continue moving forward.
      • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.
      • Strong understanding of applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements and other related safety policies and best practices.
      • Understanding of manufacturing flow, with a focus on Shipping.
      • Basic understanding of truck freight rates.
      • Basic understanding of Lean principles & tools in a manufacturing setting, and the ability to apply these principles to drive continuous improvement.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to monitor and maintain records and inventory.** Email resumes to for immediate consideration **Why Kelly--?As a worker today, it's up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what's next is what we're all about. We know what's going on in the evolving world of work-just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.About Kelly--At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.]]

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