Perdue Farms, Inc.

SHIPPING SUPERVISOR

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Description/Job Summary

Manages and coordinates all warehouse and shipping activities, operations, and staff to ensure conformance to established procedures; implements practices that improve the effectiveness and financial performance of the supply chain.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Duties and responsibilities:
  • Manages all warehouse/shipping activities in support of manufacturing operations including but not limited to receiving, storing, picking, and shipping materials.
  • Reviews, analyzes, modifies, and implements efficient and effective department processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains strict inventory control.
  • Ensures accurate and timely shipments and receipts.
  • Enforces established safety guidelines; promotes a safe workplace.
  • Maintains accurate records and metrics; audits as necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains professional communication with employees and customers.
  • Manages expenses within approved budget constraints.
  • Identifies, documents, and implements opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all operating systems pertaining to the work area.
  • Trains, supervises, motivates, and develops warehouse staff; manages schedules and workflow.
  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; ensures staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures and government regulations.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance.
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Supervises warehouse staff.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING
To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) in related field preferred or four years related experience or equivalent.
  • Experience in working with a fresh food product.
  • Strong inventory control skills.
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations best practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficient on Excel, Access and Word.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions.
  • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
 
Language Skills:
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English. Spanish bilingual a plus.
Reasoning Ability:
Calculate figures and amounts. Interpret complex laws, regulations, and/or policies. Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information. Understand and respond to a diverse population.
Physical Demands:
Stand for long periods of time. Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work Environment:
A large percentage of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures are cool and noise level can be moderate to high.
 
DISCLAIMER
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
 

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Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.