Shipping Supervisor

Baltimore, MD
Sep 16, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Intralox L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has two positions available for a Shipping Supervisor at our Hanover, Elkridge, and Sparrows Point, MD facilities. The selected individual will ensure shipping employees perform job responsibilities with a focus on timeliness, accuracy, and completeness.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox's conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers' growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

  • Leadership and supervision of shipping team members, including scheduling and time card approval. Set high standards and achieve them.
  • Ensure shipping employees perform job responsibilities with a focus on timeliness, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Ensure all shipping documents are created and maintained accurately. Maintain zero separation between physical activities and system data.
  • Ownership of Finished Goods inventory, ensuring that product is accounted for and shipped properly and on-time.
  • Develop improvement plans to increase efficiency in the shipping operation.
  • Provides timely, specific feedback to subordinates. This includes quarterly feedback and performance improving planning in line with the Laitram Continuous Improvement timeline.
  • Perform shipping functions as needed, including driving a forklift, palletizing product, and setting the example regarding 5S and other manufacturing best practices.
  • Learn, embody, and teach Laitram's LCI principles.
  • Prioritize SAFETY above all else.
  • Interviews and hires candidates to Shipping team when appropriate.
  • Provides feedback on truck layouts to ensure efficient use of trailer space.
  • Works closely with Project Managers to communicate schedule changes for ship dates.
  • Contacts dispatchers and logistical representatives to follow up on trucking request.
  • Submit pallet orders to outside vendors within a timely fashion for shipment preparation.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Production Management, Supply Chain, or commensurate experience.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a leadership/supervisory role.
  • At least two (2) years of experience reading and writing bills of lading, booking and scheduling trucks, or related shipping experience.
  • At least one (1) year of experience operating lift equipment, including forklift.
  • Basic computer skills and proficient in Excel/SmartSheets
  • Experience using freight carrier systems.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position as detailed in the functional job description.
  • Recognizes the need to be flexible in situations.
  • Expects mistakes and can correct quickly.
  • Stable work history.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to adjust to a fast pace environment and solve last minute shipping requests.
  • Proficient with MS Office suite.
  • Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization, communication, & follow-up skills.
  • Able to influence others & manage conflict.
  • Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations.
  • Extremely high standards of excellence.
  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs. as part of work duties.
  • A valid driver's license.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience as a dispatcher or transportation clerk.
  • Qualified forklift certification.
  • Previous experience with ERP Systems such as Oracle or SAP.

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