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  • Shipping Supervisor

  • Thunder Creek Pork - Moose Jaw
  • October 17, 2018

Department: Production

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Position title: Production

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

The Shipping Supervisor oversees the logistics for all outbound shipping at TCP.  Working in collaboration with the Production, Exports, Sanitation and Maintenance to sustain the day-to-day efficiency of the deliveries and dry goods storage.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all employees are using personal safety equipment & following safety procedures.
  • Accomplishes human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching for support and providing constructive discipline; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Meets logistics standards by contributing truck utilization and on time delivery information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; analyzing root cause of problem and implementing sustainable solutions; identifying inefficiencies in truck routing.
  • Meets logistics financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
  • Coordinating with Plant Superintendent on inventory transfers of outside storage.
  • Provide back up in coordinating deliveries; scheduling appointments of inbound shipments; communicating to procurement, production, sales and customer service teams or delays or changes;
  • Monitor trucks and delivery equipment for deficiency; validate truck damage reports and communicating with appropriate personnel for repairs.
  • Schedule and coordinate freights for deliveries and where applicable assist in the negotiation of freight rates and contracts.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Familiar with WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.
  • Assists in all safety related issues (investigations, return to work plan management.

Position Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience in logistics and freight movement; Bachelor of Commerce would be considered an asset.
  • Progressive knowledge of business and management principles (production operations, budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources).
  • Working knowledge of WorkSafe Saskatchewan regulations.
  • Ability to self-direct, set goals, motivate employees and create accountability.
  • Organized and ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Analytical based Problem-Solving Skills
  • Critical-Thinking Skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written/spoken.

We appreciate those who apply; however, only candidates selected to proceed to the next phase of the recruitment process will be contacted.

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