Shipping Manager
Chiquita 9 reviews - Harrisburg, PA

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Management position within Logistics group responsible for flawless execution of Shipping / Receiving Department goals.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the 24/7 Shipping / Receiving Team to meet shipping / receiving goals: Safety, Order Fill, Inventory Accuracy, On Time Departure, Budget Management, and Loss Reduction.

Manage, lead, and develop a staff of supervisors to establish a high performance work team. Closely work with supervisors to develop their skill sets and groom for advancement in the organization.

Assure accountability is maintained to Department and Company policies and practices.

Assure process improvement initiatives are actively being identified, developed and executed.

Ensuring / reinforcing the Chiquita values are being fostered in the facility.

Maintain safe work environments by assuring employees are trained on all safety issues, completing safety accident and/or incident reports timely, recognizing and correcting unsafe conditions or acts and facilitating regular safety meetings.

Skills required to be successful in the job include:
Strong leadership skills, sets clear expectations, good coach, and mentor for team.

Ability to motivate the team to achieve warehouse goals.

Excellent follow through and execution skills.

Ability to communicate effectively throughout the organization in written and verbal form.

Ability to work with the extended supply chain team to provide a seamless transfer to customers.

Proficiency in MS office software & AS400

Ability to prioritize work assignments.

Attention to detail and the ability to analyze and interpret data.

Ability to be a productive team member in both formal and informal settings.

Ability to achieve results in a dynamic environment.

Assure inventory control, receiving practices adhere to Sarbannes Oxley requirements.

BS/BA degree in related fields from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

6-10 years progressive related experience with 3-5 years as a manager directly responsible for salaried direct reports.

About this company
9 reviews
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (CBII), along with its subsidiaries, is a marketer and distributor of bananas and other fresh produce,...