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Shipping Manager

Location

Franklin

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel

1-25%

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe work environment through strict adherence to Atlas’ safety policies and procedures.
  • Drive continuous improvement in the areas of safety and housekeeping.
  • Know and communicate safety message with focus on developing zero injury culture.
  • Recruit, interview, and select staff that have the right technical abilities and skills.
  • Support and sustain a culture where talent is developed through effective performance management, talent evaluation, and effective utilization of resources. Ensure workforce is trained in respective job duties.
  • Direct department supervisor and lead in creating, maintaining, and enforcing Shipping and Receiving policies and procedures.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics, and customer.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and customers to improve supply chain efficiency and sustainability, as well as, negotiating transportation rates and services.
  • Plan appropriate warehouse layout design to maximize storage while maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Coordinate with Sales to assure on time delivery, to avoid late fines.
  • Oversee completion of all bills of ladings and other shipping documents through PeopleSoft.
  • Supervise all shipping personnel and Atlas truck drivers, if applicable, to maintain the most effective methods of shipment of finished goods and the receipt and storage of raw materials.
  • Schedule the maintenance of lease forklift fleet.
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service/carrier logs, and/or training records for the department.
  • Oversee the remote warehouse functions.
  • Assist in monthly physical inventory of finished products and reconcile warehouse inventory variances.
  • Work closely with the Account Executives and other managers, to assure the highest degree of Customer Satisfaction, Quality and Efficiencies.
  • Compile information and prepare various reports and records.
  • Manage the pick and pull process to stage loads, send ASN, sticker shipments to comply with customer requirements.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment, preferably in logistics.
  • Previous supervisory experience is desired.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is desired.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, includes, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in English, includes, ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to bring about consensus in areas of conflict.
  • Knowledge of materials and inventory control practices, production scheduling, and engineering in a manufacturing environment.

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in related field from a 4-year college; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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