Shipping Supervisor

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Shipping Supervisor Employment in Hickory, NC

If you’re an individual looking to find a Full Time Shipping Supervisor job in Hickory NC, you can be assured of dealing with experts at Foothills Staffing.

Job Title Shipping Supervisor
Location Hickory
Job Type Full Time
Hours 40
Rate of Pay to be determined
Drug Test Req'd: Yes
Background Check Req'd: Yes
Resume Req'd: Yes

Special Requirements or Certifications

Skills (state the type of skills for position success; i.e., specific PC software, math, communication, etc.)
• Must have good attendance record and past record of dependability.
• Must have the ability to communicate and work well with other departments (particularly shipping and receiving coordinators).
• Apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in/or from standardized situations.
• Calculate surfaces, volumes, weights, and measures. Understands kinds of angles, and properties of pairs of angles.
• Write simple sentences. Compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
• Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, AS400

Shipping Supervisor

Essential Functions (state the activities that are essential to job success; begin each statement with an activity verb and end with some purpose; group like or similar activities under a common heading)


  • Works with inspectors, wrappers and loaders to ensure daily production schedules are completed on time.
  • Ensures that all associates are properly trained to maintain the expectations of Kroehler.
  • Ensures that all facility safety programs are being administered; inspections, ISP, training, personal protective equipment, Safety Committee, etc.
  • Works with each department to identify and implement methods to improve efficiency.
  • Ensures department is property staffed and meets budgeted production gorals including interviewing applicants and recommending new hire to HR department.
  • Works with corporate traffic department to insure that the correct carriers are being used.
  • Review and recommends the correct packaging procedures and materials used on all products.
  • Coaches and counsels associates with performance issues using the progressive discipline system up to recommending terms to HR department.
  • Administers communication and training/development programs such as: performance appraisals, team building, department meetings and succession planning.
  • Serves as back-up for our Yard Driver.  Experience moving trailers to and from the yard.   
  • Reviews weekly payroll, i.e., hours worked, overtime, transfers, etc.
  • Recommend measures to improve quality standards;
  • Practice safe work habits and observe plant safety rules;
  • Maintain a clean work area;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager.  

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