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Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

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Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 02893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


The Shipping/Receiving Supervisor plans, organizes and monitors the shipping of all items shipped ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so shipments are made in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements. Leads within specific department with responsibilities in quality, safety, continuous improvement, productivity, 6S and training. Provides leadership to those in the department: motivates the team, recognizes accomplishments, corrects mistakes, enforces company policies, and lives up to the WI Philosophy.


  • Responsible for safety, quality standards and shipping/receiving goals of the department by executing daily leader standard work. Plans and coordinates work, trains, and motivates, monitors, and evaluates performance of shipping associates: ensures their ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials. Counsels, records, and disciplines as necessary. 
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff to achieve cultural and performance standards
  • Responsible for transformational activities through continuous improvement and cost reduction of the department - Scrap and rework improvements, RMA’s, OTD measurables to the production lines.
  • Responsible for training records, write and assist timely performance evaluations and assist in hiring for department

Desired Experience

  •  Strong Leadership ability 
  •  Understand and lead according to WI philosophy
  •  Good communication (verbal and written) & problem solving skills
  •  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  •  Basic financial understanding
  •  Strong knowledge of Lean tools and practices
  • 2-4 years leadership experience


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.



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Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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