Shipping and Receiving Supervisor in Hatfield, PA at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Brooks Instrument is an industry leader in flow measurement and flow control products for critical applications, and a division of ITW (A Fortune 200 Company) is seeking candidates for a Shipping / Receiving Supervisor
This highly visible position will be based out of our headquarters facility in Hatfield, PA (Suburban Philadelphia). In addition to our Pennsylvania operations, Brooks maintains manufacturing locations in, Hungary, and Korea.  The Company also maintains sales
offices throughout the world.  Our products are used in laboratory and process applications in end markets such as: life sciences, chemicals, semiconductor, analytical instruments, nuclear, and solar cells.

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Basic Function 

The Shipping / Receiving Supervisor will provide Operations support by managing the shipping and receiving process.  This position will also perform supervisory direction to hourly staff in the shipping/receiving department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Promote a safe work environment.  Ensure all safety procedures are followed. 
  • Ensure verification of shipping transactions to meet the required production and inventory schedule.
  • Manage inbound and outbound material movement.  Consolidate shipments when feasible.
  • Conduct ongoing logistical and/or labor analysis to lower operating costs, and identify and execute improvements.
  • Monitor the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of product.
  • Understand the inventory transactions in the Manufacturing and Customer Order Management modules work.  Assist in troubleshooting as necessary. 
  • Maintain regular communication with internal customers, such as Customer Service, Materials and Trade Compliance. 
  • Contact carriers and scheduling pick-ups and obtain carrier rate quotes.
  • Make arrangements for special packaging and/or shipping instruction as specified by customers. 
  • Lead continuous improvement projects in the organization.  Promote participation in continuous improvement projects amongst team.
  • Supervise shipping/receiving personnel. This involves:
    • Provide daily direction and support
    • Shift resources as necessary to support workload
    • Provide performance reviews

Education and Experience

  •  BS/BA degree preferred. 
  • Supervisory / leadership experience required.
  • 2+ years experience in supply chain, logistics or production required.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing and/or import regulations a plus.
  • Ability to problem-solve and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • High attention to details and ability to operate in a dynamic and changing environment preferred.

Our employees enjoy competitive, merit-based salary plus excellent benefits including:
  •  Health and dental insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K plan with generous company match
  • Vacation, personal days and holidays
  • Continuing education reimbursement program
  • Flexible spending accounts   

The opportunity to join a well established (70+ years in business) yet dynamically changing organization that works together as a team to meet the challenges of satisfying customers’ needs and managing rapid growth to better compete in a global marketplace.


Brooks Instrument is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without required to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.