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Worthington Industries, Inc.

Shipping Supervisor

Worthington Industries, Inc. - Chilton, WI



Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they're our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We're looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a Most Admired Company and four times as a 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Position Summary:

The Shipping Supervisor safely directs the activities of the Shipping department and makes sure production schedules and quality standards are met by managing shipping and receiving processes, maximizing load configuration to reduce freight costs, inventory control, developing budgets, and equipment maintenance. This position is responsible for the safety and administration of company policies to Shipping employees. The Shipping Supervisor assists in the hiring process, training, succession planning and workforce planning. An organized, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 350 union facility in Chilton, WI

is required.

Key Position Results:

No injuries and/or lost time incidents

Accurate routing of shipments and carrier selection

On-time customer delivery

Accurate processing of shipping documents, receipts, and hazmat documents

Effectively utilize transformation tools and timely execution of initiatives

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform all duties in a safe manner

Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost standards

Interact with sales and carriers as needed to resolve shipping issues

Work with carriers to ensure the freight is picked up timely while being compliant to specific DOT hazmat requirements

Route orders according to individual customer requirements

Oversee employee training and maintain training records

Ensure company policies and procedures are followed

Provide positive feedback and opportunities for improvement to employees

Administer employee performance evaluations

Coach and develop employees

Participate in Lean Transformation efforts

Lead GEMBA walks

Review and approve employee time records and payroll

Interview potential new employees

Regular communications with Human Resources on staffing needs, performance/attendance concerns and/or disciplinary issues

Assist others as needed

Maintain a clean work area

Complete paperwork as required

Other duties as assigned by manager

Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to measure, read, write and document work

Ability to sustain a steady work pace over an entire work day

Strong basic math skills and basic financial understanding

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish working relationships quickly

Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to drive resolution

Comfortable performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks

Proven ability to effectively work in a detailed, fact based environment

Knowledge of safety protocol such a lock out tag out, confined space and haz-com

Commitment to personal integrity and integrity of the product(s) and processes

Ability to establish trust and a commitment to excellence

Customer focused with the ability to function with a high sense of urgency

Confidence to make decisions and a strong commitment to team success

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation, project and organizational skills

Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner via formal written and oral means to all levels of management

Strong computer skills

Physical Requirements:

Must be capable of physical exertion such as long periods of standing, sitting, walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching and reaching

Must be capable of recurring lifting or handling of heavy items or similar activities from ground level to above the head with weights of up to 30 pounds throughout the work shift

Environmental/Atmospheric Working Conditions:

Exposure to dust, fumes and odors

Exposure to solvent and chemicals

Other risks associated with working in a manufacturing and warehouse environment

Equipment & Software Used:

Personal protective equipment including: ear plugs, gloves, safety glasses, steel toe boots and safety vest

JD Edwards

Microsoft Office Programs (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)

Education / Training Required:

Supply Chain experience, i.e. inventory management, warehouse flow, shipment coordination internal and external customers

UPS, Fed Ex, etc. process knowledge

1-2 years supervisory experience

Microsoft Office programs (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

14 days 6 hours ago

Worthington Industries, Inc.


Shipping Supervisor Worthington Industries, Inc. - Chilton, WI, United States


Location: Chilton, WI

Company Profile:
In 1955, a young steel salesman named John H. McConnell saw an opportunity for custom processed steel. He purchased his first load of steel by borrowing $600 against his 1952 Oldsmobile and founded Worthington Industries. First year earnings were $11,000 generated from sales of $342,000. From these modest beginnings, McConnell started a company known for its innovative products and services as well as its unique employee relationships.