Shipping & Receiving Supervisor at Prospiant Inc

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio





Job Description:

About Our Company - Prospiant, the agriculture technology business portfolio of Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK), and the leading U.S.-based provider of turnkey controlled environment agriculture (CEA) solutions for growing fruits, vegetables, hemp, and cannabis. The company has expertise in custom-designed, manufactured, and installed greenhouses for research, education, and retail garden centers. Prospiant embodies long-term stability with the unmatched financial strength and end-to-end expertise of our heritage brands; gained during more than 150 years of combined business success.

We are trusted AgTech experts partnering to grow a prosperous and sustainable world. Our success in the produce, commercial, and cannabis markets couldn't be possible without our employees' commitment to our core values - Make It Better, Make It Right, Make It Together, and Make An Impact.



  • Make It Better - Challenges our way of thinking every day to exceed the needs of our customers and improve our business and workplace. Raises the bar and sets new standards.

  • Make It Right - Cares about doing the right thing for fellow employees, customers, and our communities. Holds high standards of ethics and safety and includes others. Does not look the other way when something is amiss.

  • Make It Together - Works collaboratively with others, across the organization, and with our customers. Fosters a culture that is inclusive of different perspectives and experiences.

  • Make An Impact - Approaches work and life with an intent to drive change and make a difference for our customers, investors, and community.

Gibraltar is a leading manufacturer and supplier of products and services for North American AgTech, renewable energy, residential, and infrastructure markets. By building solutions that make life better for people and the planet, Gibraltar advances the art and science of engineering, science, and technology to shape the future of comfortable living, sustainable power, and productive growing.

Guided by an inclusive, values-driven culture that celebrates and rewards different perspectives, we work together to create lasting positive impact on everyone our business touches. To learn more about what makes us #GibraltarProud, visit our website: www.gibraltar1.com

Position Summary:

The Shipping/Receiving Supervisor, leads and oversees shipping and receiving operations for inbound and outbound materials, products, bundles and miscellaneous supplies including the scheduling, arrangement and coordination of transport to ensure shipping/receiving timelines are met utilizing the ERP (EPICOR). This role involves coordinating with various departments to meet production schedules, maintaining inventory accuracy, and ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Supervise and coordinate shipping and receiving activities, including loading and unloading trucks, inspecting shipments, and verifying contents
  • Lead Shipping/Receiving operations responsible for the proper processing of all inbound and outbound shipments
  • Plan and schedule daily shipping and receiving tasks to meet production and customer delivery requirements
  • Train and provide guidance to shipping and receiving team members to ensure adherence to procedures and standards.
  • Collaborate with production, logistics, and procurement departments to prioritize orders, resolve issues, and optimize workflow efficiency
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols, including the proper handling of hazardous materials and compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Utilize inventory management software and other tools to track shipments, update inventory records, and generate reports
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost savings in shipping and receiving operations.
  • Maintain a clean and organized shipping and receiving area, including proper storage and disposal of materials.
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external vendors to resolve discrepancies, address concerns, and ensure timely deliveries
  • Create loading schedule using information from our ERP and Production software
  • Organize shipments using transportation management software (TMS)
  • Create bill of lading (BOL) and supporting documents for truck load (TL) and less than truckload (LTL) shipments
  • Will communicate regularly using a combination of phone and email systems
  • Will need to be able to understand and react to an ever changing shipping schedule
  • Work overtime as needed to meet the schedule
  • Will oversee a team of 5 to 10 employees
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Assist with interviewing, hiring, and training employees
  • Assist with planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Address performance
  • Address complaints and resolving problems

Position Qualifications:


  • Technical School in Logistics, Supply Chain, Materials Handling or related field
  • 5 years in Operations/Manufacturing
  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Why Prospiant?


  • Complete Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD, 401(k) with company match
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Dynamic workplace
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Education assistance
  • Referral bonus
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Opportunity to get involved with employee resource groups and engagement events

Gibraltar is an Equal Opportunity Employer; and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Gibraltar will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.





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