Position Summary

 

The Shipping & Logistics Supervisor manages the shipping for Bell Int Labs 2 locations. This includes managing staff, orchestrating the staging of shipments, communicating with customers and brokers and reviewing and approving shipping documentation. This person will work closely with customers and designated office administration regarding product problem resolution.

Job Type
Full-Time
Benefits
Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401(k)
Responsibilities

 

• Supervise employees engaged in verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments and in preparing items for shipment at 2 Eagan Locations.

• Responsible for reconciling and correcting errors associated with these activities including but not limited to counts, pallet dimensions, dropship, LTL vs FTL, etc.

• Oversees and/or executes incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments 2 Eagan locations.

• Calculate freight and other transportation charges applicable and recommend appropriate alternatives when necessary.

• Ensures compliance with DOT regulations including the review of daily driver’s log sheets, accident reporting and investigation, drug testing requirements, and transportation equipment maintenance at 2 Eagan locations.

• Directs staging of shipments based on dock appointments at 2 locations

• Posts weight, dimensions and transportation charges where applicable. Prepares bills of lading and packing lists.

• Provides supervision, training, scheduling, and guidance to shipping personnel.

• Ensures the cost effectiveness of the delivery function, including the control of labor utilization – preventing excess hours, downtime and overtime, and efficient usage of transportation related equipment.

• Studies shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.

• Determines space requirements and position of shipment in trucks and lays out position of shipment.

• Inspects loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications.

• Monitor shipments and inform sales of changes or delays.

• Investigates and resolves issues that may arise in shipping/receiving.

• Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment daily.

• Need to think out of the box and partner with internal staff and customers to get rush shipments out in a timely manner

• Build long-term solutions for economic and timely shipments for current and future manufacturing facilities

• Maintain dock inventory levels through organizing, cleaning and monthly cycle counting.

• Maintains a Job Manual of Department Procedures.

Requirements

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Exceptional time management skills; ability to multitask and prioritize tasks to handle multiple priorities in a fast pace environment.

• Acute attention to detail and high level of organization and accuracy.

• Excellent customer service, trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to work with minimal supervision and with a collaborative team.

• Knowledge of methods and procedures pertaining to the processing and distribution of a variety of products.

• Ability to operate a sit-down forklift.

• Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

• Proficient in Microsoft office.

• Fosters positive working relationships. Responds proactively to performance concerns, discipline, employee complaints and other employee relations matters.

• Recruits, interviews and makes selection recommendations. Provides initial and on-going training and evaluation to assigned delivery personnel related to job duties and performance expectations. • Self-starter who can work independently and can also motivate a team.

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external vendors and all members of our organization.

• Other core competencies will be defined by your direct manager.

 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• Requires a completed BA degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or Operations Management

 

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to exert up to 15-40 pounds occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently and 10 pounds of force constantly in order to lift and move product.

• Ability to balance, reach and grasp while climbing on a step stool and/or ladder.

• Ability to crouch, grasps, and lift product above shoulders in order to lift product from the floor properly.

• Ability to be on feet while performing job responsibilities.

• Ability to sit for long periods of time depending on your position and/or getting up and down through your work shift.

 

REQUIRED WORK SCHEDULE

• This position requires a 40-hour minimum work week

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment

• Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in warehouse and logistics, coordination and scheduling or product deliveries and shipments including FTL, LTL and Dropship.

• Experience working with material and information flow systems.

• Strong understanding of inventory and material control processes used in an ERP system.

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Software

• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

• Must be a self-starter.

Additional Information

 

EEO Statement

Bell International Laboratories provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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