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Shipping Manager

Fort Worth, TX 76134

Posted: 07/01/2020 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: BOE

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Shipping Manager job profile

Shipping Managers are responsible for various tasks such as packaging, verifying content for shipping, receiving packages, ordering supplies, leading and managing staff. Their main goal is to always ensure timely, accurate and secure shipping and distribution. 

In order to attract Shipping Manager that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Shipping Manager job description.  

Shipping Manager job description

We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Shipping Manager to join our team. As a Shipping Manager, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing our shipping and distribution strategy. Your main duty will be to ensure secure, accurate, timely and productive shipping processes. 

Shipping Manager duties and responsibilities

  • Plan and implement overall shipping strategy
  • Use shipping software to organize and prioritize shipping activities
  • Oversee the whole shipping process
  • Set shipping KPIs
  • Prepare and present KPI reports
  • Suggest solutions for process optimization
  • Inspect labels and barcodes
  • Supervise and oversee shipping team members 
  • Set and control shipping and distribution budget
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders (such as warehouse workers, vendors, purchasing managers, suppliers etc.) 
  • Negotiate better pricing
  • Identify shipping issues and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Create and present reports for upper management

Shipping Managers requirements and qualifications

  • X years of experience as a Shipping Managers or similar role
  • Knowledge of logistics operations and shipping procedures and documents
  • Hands on experience with shipping and distribution software
  • Hands on experience in budgeting and reporting
  • Good leadership skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • High school diploma
  • BA in supply chain, logistics or similar relevant field

Shipping Manager job profile

Shipping Managers are responsible for various tasks such as packaging, verifying content for shipping, receiving packages, ordering supplies, leading and managing staff. Their main goal is to always ensure timely, accurate and secure shipping and distribution. 

In order to attract Shipping Manager that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Shipping Manager job description.  

Shipping Manager job description

We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Shipping Manager to join our team. As a Shipping Manager, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing our shipping and distribution strategy. Your main duty will be to ensure secure, accurate, timely and productive shipping processes. 

Shipping Manager duties and responsibilities

  • Plan and implement overall shipping strategy
  • Use shipping software to organize and prioritize shipping activities
  • Oversee the whole shipping process
  • Set shipping KPIs
  • Prepare and present KPI reports
  • Suggest solutions for process optimization
  • Inspect labels and barcodes
  • Supervise and oversee shipping team members 
  • Set and control shipping and distribution budget
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders (such as warehouse workers, vendors, purchasing managers, suppliers etc.) 
  • Negotiate better pricing
  • Identify shipping issues and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Create and present reports for upper management

Shipping Managers requirements and qualifications

  • X years of experience as a Shipping Managers or similar role
  • Knowledge of logistics operations and shipping procedures and documents
  • Hands on experience with shipping and distribution software
  • Hands on experience in budgeting and reporting
  • Good leadership skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • High school diploma
  • BA in supply chain, logistics or similar relevant field

Shipping Manager responsibilities include:

  • Using software to track, check, prioritize and route orders
  • Managing all important documents such as advanced shipping notice, pick slips, bills of lading etc.
  • Directing the flow of packages from preparation to shipment

shipping manager job description

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Shipping manager to manage daily shipping and distribution operations. You will be the one to ensure complete orders are shipped and delivered in a timely manner.

A successful shipping manager is analytical, well-organized and excels in communication. They must be comfortable with paperwork and information systems and have great knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures.

The goal is to ensure that the shipping processes are running smoothly and effectively.

Responsibilities

  • Use software to track, check, prioritize and route orders
  • Manage all important documents such as advanced shipping notice, pick slips, bills of lading etc.
  • Direct the flow of packages from preparation to shipment
  • Inspect labels, barcodes and other features of completed orders
  • Supervise and lead subordinates (receiving clerks, order pickers etc.)
  • Control budget of the shipping department
  • Collaborate with warehouse, purchasing and other managers to optimize processes
  • Resolve issues regarding shipped orders
  • Ensure compliance to legal regulations and company policies
  • Report to management on activities and issues

Requirements

  • Proven experience as shipping manager
  • Solid knowledge of logistics procedures
  • Experience in using EDI and preparing shipping documents (e.g. ASN)
  • Computer savvy with excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Good understanding of budgeting and reporting
  • Experience in directing and evaluating subordinates
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • High school diploma; BSc/BA in supply chain, logistics or relative field is a definite plus

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