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Shipping & Logistics Supervisor

Company: Ipsen International Inc
Location: Cherry Valley
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ipsen USA is the industry leader for versatile heat treatment systems and advanced process technology. Our advanced equipment is developed for Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Medical, Tool & Die, and other various industries across the globe.

  • Generous 401k match
  • Come grow with Ipsen, a world leader in the heat treat industry
  • Benefits day one include medical, dental and vision
  • Paid time off December 24 - December 31 Ipsen International IncDescription:
    POSITION SUMMARY:Supervises and coordinates activities of shipping personnel in preparing components and vessels for shipment, domestic and international. The supervisor has the ultimate responsibility of preparing all product for shipment and ensuring quality of crating and packaging, accuracy of shipments and documentation and transportation costs and on-time pickup and deliveries.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Supervises/coordinates activities of workers engaged in verifying and keeping records; recording accurate weights and dimensions BOL/shipment documentation. Takes pictures of all phases of the shipping process, wrapping, boxing, banding of crates, product once loaded on trucks or containers.
    • Ensures accuracy of parts and material shipping to a specific furnace
    • Trains shippers on proper packaging and crating of product
    • Prepares to load components by Brokers/Shippers truck schedule for multiple loads using bills of lading
    • Reviews space requirements and positioning of components in boxcars and trucks
    • Confirms identifying labels are accurate and secured to each crate or components for shipment
    • Confirms all components, not enclosed by Conestoga or box trailer, are tarped by the trucker
    • Inspects material handling equipment for defects and notifies maintenance personnel or Supervisor on needed repairs. If warranted ensures equipment is secured and LOCKED OUT
    • Plans and schedules daily work for shippers
    • Studies and standardizes processes and current practices to improve efficiency of union/non-union direct reports
    • Responsible for adhering to all ISO9001 procedures, work instructions and documentation
    • Issues written and oral instructions to communicate to direct reports
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
    • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances
    • Assist in interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing daily work; appraising performance including taking timely disciplinary actions; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

      • High School Diplomas or equivalent required. Associates Degree or other advanced education strongly preferred
      • Minimum 3-5 years of proven, progressive job-related experience in shipping and logistics
      • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment
      • Prior experience in a union environment desiredKNOWLEDGE,SKILLS,ABILITIES:
        • Strong communication skills; verbal, written as well as listening skills. Able to successfully communicate to various levels within the organization
        • Possess strong IT skills (such as MS Office, Word, ERP, Export Document Software, etc.)
        • Possess a high level of professionalism when interacting with employees, management, or outside individuals
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully juggle competing priorities
        • Possess a high level of attention to detail & accuracy, particularly with detailed shipping protocols
        • Possess strong influencing, problem solving and creative thinking skills
        • Possess strong integrity and ethical standards All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Ipsen International Inc, Rockford , Shipping & Logistics Supervisor, Professions , Cherry Valley, Illinois

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