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Shipping Supervisor - Columbus, IN

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Shipping Supervisor - Columbus, IN

4314-Columbus

3101 State St
Columbus, Indiana, 47201-0867
United States


Job Title

Shipping Supervisor

Reports To

Plant Manager

Number of Direct Reports

7-8

Revenue Responsibility

N/A

Budget Responsibility

N/A

Position Location

Columbus, Indiana


Opportunity summary: As Shipping Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing daily activities for shipping functions of all outgoing products to customers, managing all aspects of shipping and transferring product and materials, verifying and recording information on incoming and outgoing shipments, and providing leadership to shipping personnel.

How you will impact WestRock

  • Schedule inbound and outbound loads/manage inbound and outbound shipments
  • Maximize trailer utilization and efficiently use trailer pool to reduce costs
  • Ensure subordinates work safely and contribute to a collaborative safety culture that drives results
  • Prepare daily and monthly management reports to communicate critical shipping information
  • Coordinate and monitor courier rates to select the lowest rate to minimize shipping cost and remain within budget
  • Utilize knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates to determine shipping priorities and methods for delivery to assure on-time delivery and exceptional customer service
  • Communicate with various levels of management and departments to ensure that goals are accomplished



What you need to succeed:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years of production leadership experience
  • 3 to 4 years of logistics/industrial/shipping experience
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage tasks effectively
  • Focus on increasing customer satisfaction by ensuring obligations are met in timely manner
  • Aptitude to calculate estimated costs associated with the shipping/delivery functions
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other managers, staff, and vendors
  • Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office- Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills


A bout WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com . WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Shipping Supervisor - Columbus, IN

Full time
Columbus, IN

Published on 01/21/2020