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Shipping and Receiving Manager

Baltimore, MD · Transportation/Logistics
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The Shipping and Receiving Manager will manage daily activities of shipping and receiving department.  Provides leadership, direction and motivation to the team to successfully and effectively work to achieve operational goals and optimize performance.

Job Description:
  • Assigns responsibilities between departments
  • Supervise 20 associates
  • Focus on maximizing results and identifying continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Guide supervisors and associates in the performance of the day-to-day operation
  • Identify cost per line improvements in all operations with a focus on productivity gains and error reduction.
  • Monitors warehouse performance towards corporate goals. Analyzes results and initiates appropriate action to achieve goals. 
  • Directs regular staff meetings to ensure communication of strategy and resolution of issues.
  • Manages significant cross-functional projects to ensure goals and timelines are met.
The essential duties and responsibilities are listed for each department.  Other duties may be assigned.
Receiving and Inventory Control
  • Supervise and train personnel to receive and put away all product per documented procedures
  • Supervise the inventory reporting, cycle counting, and reconciliation process.
  • Maintain quality of receipt and put away transactions
  • Maintain records for all inbound receipts per documented processes as well as non-conforming product, purchase order, or damaged shipments.
  • Investigate zero shipments, receiving errors, and adjustments to inventory to determine root cause.
  • Supervise office staff involved with reconciliation reports between WMS and ERP systems
  • Ability to maintain accurate inventory utilizing a Warehouse Management System
  • Knowledge of RF processes using Intermec RF scanning equipment
  • Conduct periodic meetings with assigned staff to communicate company policy, process changes, workloads, safety topics.
  • Maintain acceptable production and quality levels to ensure the performance metrics of the business are met
  • Conduct performance reviews/appraisals.  Documents corrective action.
Shipping Department Duties:
  • Train shipping, personnel to achieve corporate objectives in quality and productivity
  • Review shipping orders and assigns shipping duties as required to meet customer commitments
  • Create, implement, and maintain effective outbound shipping processes.
  • Promote established safety and quality standards
  • Ability to maintain accurate inventory utilizing a Warehouse Management System
  • Working knowledge of RF processes using Intermec RF scanning equipment
  • Perform root cause analysis on shipping errors and lead efforts to improve quality
  • Performs scheduled reviews of assigned personnel. Documents corrective action
Education Requirements
  • Five years’ experience in warehouse management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, reporting and surveillance skills.
  • Strong problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently under pressure.
  • Flexible, dependable, able to follow directions and possess a positive attitude
  • Desire to provide exceptional customer service internally and externally
  • Work effectively as a team member in a time sensitive environment
  • Bending to lift items from the floor and racks
  • Lifting items up to 70 pounds.
  • Ability to operate at heights up to 25 feet
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

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