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Shipping Supervisor


Position Title:

Shipping Supervisor



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

Garden City, Kansas


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Leads and directs daily activities of the shipping department, including productivity, quality, service, and on-time delivery in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring customer requirements and organization goals are achieved.
  • Ensures all work is performed in a safe, clean, productive environment. Promotes safety and housekeeping by following established safety rules and procedures.
  • Manages and coordinates daily activities for all three shifts in the shipping department.
  • Works closely with customer service department, production planning, finishing, accounting and sales to ensure full customer satisfaction.
    • Manages all warehouse space to best service our customers
    • Manages Returned Goods process
    • Manages inventory with the assistance of the sales team in customer locations
    • Works closely with customer service to maintain WITRON integrity specific to shipping bill of lading process
  • Ensures that trucks are scheduled to the best efficiency, keeping in mind freight costs and ship to locations when coordinating the preparation of the daily shipping schedule.
    • Schedules deliveries 24 hours/per day seven days a week per customer demands.
    • Maintains relationship with contracted truckers for best rates
  • Organizes teams to guarantee loads are checked for correct quantities, weight, and quality of loads.
  • Guarantees that lift drivers maintain up to date training, coaches and facilitates the shipping team for better efficiency.
  • Maintains the integrity of finished goods inventory inside the facility.  Works closely with accounting and customer service to ensure accuracy of data.  Responsible for tracking inventory.
  • Maintains and keeps current the overall knowledge of costs associated with the shipping department.
  • Manages costs relative to pallet expenses.
  • Responsible for the goods receipt process, ensuring accurate and timely completion of receipts. 


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.  
  • Previous shipping experience required.
  • Prior experience in the corrugated packaging industry preferred. 
  • Two years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Action – oriented                       
  • Customer Focused
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Managerial Courage
  • Organizational Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Communications


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.




Garden City, KS, US, 67846 STATE WIDE, KS, US, #

Category:  Supply & Logistics
Date:  Jan 15, 2023

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