Shipping manager job description
Job purpose of Shipping manager is to provides leadership and direction to the warehouse / shipping department in areas of responsibility including administration, shipping, receiving, scheduling employees, sanitation, quality, safety and environmental.
Key duties/responsibilities of Shipping manager:
1. Monitors, on a daily basis, the inventory and codes of all products in the cooler to ensure proper rotation and traceability of all items.
2. Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating.
3. Provides management of employees directly or through supervisors to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions.
4. Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of the shipping department in an organized, safe and sanitary work environment that is in compliance with the Company’s policies, OSHA and government regulations.
5. Coordinates the load out schedule with in-house distribution and outside contractors to ensure the timely and accurate load out and receiving of all products.
6. Ensures all transactions are recorded timely and accurately, to reflect a correct inventory position at any time. These include shipments, donations, product loss and damage.
7. Monitors and manages all aspects of employee performance.
8. Ensures full compliance with all quality assurance standards, especially good housekeeping and overall cleanliness of products and work areas.
9. Monitors and strives to achieve the successful attainment of the Sales to Service Metrics targeted.
10. Contains and/or reduces cost and drives productivity within the department.
11. Cooperates in a cross-functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company.
12. Is responsible for expense management and control, including cooler dump, labor and overhead costs utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques and a Management Operating Structure.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.