Vacancies Shipping Supervisor
Surface Solutions Segment | Charlotte


Shipping Supervisor


  • Provide direct daily supervision of warehouse associates and shipping coordinators to ensure the safe, clean, and efficient operation of the warehouse.
  • Work with Production Manager and Order Entry to expedite requests and resolve schedule issues. On time shipping performance, key performance indicator.
  • Use project requirements and due dates to generate production schedule in Excel for Production Supervisors.
  • Supervises employees engaged in verifying and keeping records on outgoing shipments and in preparing items for shipment.
  • Oversees outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Calculates estimated costs associated with the shipping/delivery function and recommends appropriate alternatives.
  • Prepares daily management reports. Prepares other standard and ad hoc reports as needed. Maintains various files and records – both computerized and hard copy files.
  • Directs movement of shipments including both dedicated trucks and LTL carriers.
  • Responsible for UPS and Fedex shipments
  • Verify daily Associate Tracking Sheets for correctness.
  • Direct all dock activity to ensure safety, housekeeping, flow of work for associates, product, and documentation.
  • Provide supervisory coverage for both 1st and 2nd shift and other areas as needed.
  • Determines method of shipment and prints tickets
  • Manages the examination of outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications to ensure accuracy.
  • Checks the load of each truck to verify shipment is loaded safely and accurately
  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Enters shipment data into system, sends out shipping notifications, authorize and code LTL freight bills, and reconciles UPS freight bills daily/weekly.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift on occasion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external customers.
  • Proven computer abilities, Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Exposure to an ERP System.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Strong skills in supplier/vendor negotiations.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Dependable and self-motivated.

We expect

Education and Experience

  • Work Experience: 3 plus years required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed; occasional longer hours to complete shipments
  • Education Level: High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Startup Experience Preferred
  • ITAR and / or Global Trade control experience preferred
  • Experience with international shipping preferred

We offer

- Competitive Base Salary + Comission

- Opportunity that offers both international and domestic travel

- Start up enviroment geared towards entrepenurial outlook/views

- Fanastic health, dental, vision and 401k benefits

- The opportunity to bring a  new technology to production and impact the manufacturing sector in a positive way that has not been done before


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing.
A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015.

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, retirement security contribution and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Metco is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.



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