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Alpharetta, GA

Salary: $20.00
Date Posted: May 19, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 267524

Job Description

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Shipping Supervisor - Alpharetta / Cumming

Direct Hire Opportunity! 

Excellent direct hire opportunity for someone with prior Supervisory experience and experience with international shipping. Recognized company in the North Alpharetta area seeking an experience Shipping Supervisor for their 1st Shift. Must have excellent computer skills, exceptional communication skills and a can do attitude! Minimum 2 years of similar work experience required. 

Compensation: $20.00/hr. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instructs, trains, supervises and coordinates employees in the shipping department to ensure finished products are shipped on schedule to customers.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Arranges transportation specific to customer needs both internationally and domestic.
  • Coordinate with truck drivers the timing of all containers going in and out.
  • Makes sure the load is properly secured and strapped.
  • Maintain daily communication with our carriers on inbound/outbound loads. 
  • Follow up on tracking of shipments to ensure they arrive on time.
  • If shipments become stuck in customs call daily until the issue is resolved.
  • Ensure loading and shipping data into internal management system
  • Ensure work areas are maintained and cleaned daily. 
  • Maintain quality and accuracy of shipping material and paperwork
  • Provides support to other area job functions as needed. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. AS/BS in business or related field a plus.
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience supervising shipping /warehousing activity.
  • In-depth knowledge shipping, receiving and inventory transaction systems.
  • Logistics experience with international shipping , tariff codes, and properly documenting customs paperwork and commercial invoices.
  • Strong communications and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to efficiently multi-task and prioritize
  • Knowledgeable MSOffice Excel, Word.
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen. 


Physical Demands:

Physical activity includes walking; standing, bending, squatting, reaching above shoulders and lifting up to 75 lbs. must be able to operate standard warehouse equipment (pallet jacks, forklifts, etc…).


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