Description: Our client is a rapidly growing, further processed meats company with an immediate need for a Shipping Manager. This is a plant staff level role for this newer production facility with considerable visibility within the company. Great cost of living area within commutable distance of a growing urban center.
Responsibilities: As the Shipping Manager, you will manage the entire shipping and logistics department for this 24/5 facility. Provides leadership, mentoring and training to 14 department personnel. Position is tasked with improving on time shipping schedules and logistical needs for their retail customer base. Has direct oversight of warehousing and dock area to include safety and training programs.
Requirements: High preference for BS degree or 5+ years in shipping/logistics experience in a high-speed environment. Preference for food products or retail products experience. Ability to manage incoming and outgoing traffic logistics, freight carrier scheduling, personnel scheduling and ensure safe handling of refrigerated products. Past experience with WMS systems and task automation.
Compensation: Strong market level compensation with bonus potential. Relocation assistance provided.