Shipping Supervisor
MeadWestvaco - Covington, VA

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MWV has a career opportunity that will put you on the forefront of the best-known brands in the world. At MWV, we create packaging solutions that help shape some of the most recognized brands in the cosmetics and personal care, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, home and garden, media, specialty chemicals, and consumer and office products industries.

We’ve become a global leader in our industry by making our customers leaders in theirs. And every single one of our 23,000 employees is an essential part of this mission. Let MWV help you write your own success story.

MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group.

We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications (Dosepak®, and Shellpak® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens (Mixor® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities (Evotherm® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Manage the daily fulfillment of orders during the loading process for the supply of bulk and package materials

Supervise hourly and non-exempt salary employees to ensure daily shipments meet 100% on time delivery goals.

Coordinate with customer service and the commercial business to prioritize shipments.

Resolve customer complaints assigned to shipping area in a timely manner.

Provide call coverage as needed.

Develop daily work instructions for employees.

Organize miscellaneous load needs and remove barriers for employees.

Manage the repack area to meet order fulfillment needs by package desired per customers.

Maintain a safe and environmentally compliant area.

Fill in for the warehouse supervisor as needed to direct the bagging operations, tank inventories, and maintenance outages.


Bachelor’s degree in the Engineering or Operation Management or Business discipline or equivalentexperience will be considered in lieu of a degree A min of 5 years supervisory experience in an industrial/manufacturing Union environment

Demonstrated ability to manage multiply projects within an established timeline to achieve the desired outcome

Excellent Communication skills, the proven ability to communicate with a diverse workforce

Demonstrates a commitment to process and systems improvement initiatives as both an individual contributor and by influencing others

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Google mail, competent in Microsoft Access and SAP as plus

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled...