Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Houston, TX at ITW

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description



ITW Insulation Systems provides high-performance mechanical pipe insulation, vapor retarder and metal jacketing products designed to meet specifications for a wide range of commercial and industrial pipe and equipment projects.
Our headquarters are located in Houston, Texas, with manufacturing and sales offices throughout the world.
ITW Insulation Systems is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., headquartered in Glenview, Illinois. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a multibillion dollar company with over 105 years of history and more than 50,000 employees throughout the globe. ITW has become one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses.



Summary/Objective 
The Shipping and Receiving Supervisor supervises workers who confirm and record the receipt of shipments, prepare items for shipping, and load and unload trucks. Also, responsible for managing the inter-departmental transport of materials. This position reports to Production Manager.



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.


●  Maintain regular communication with internal customers, such as Customer Service.


●  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:


o  Provide daily direction and support


o  Shift resources as necessary to support workload


o  Provide performance reviews






Job Requirements




1.  BS/BA degree preferred.


2.  Supervisory / leadership experience required.


3.  2+ years’ experience in supply chain, logistics or production required.


4.  Familiarity with lean manufacturing and/or import regulations a plus.


5.  Ability to problem-solve and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


6.  High attention to details and ability to operate in a dynamic and changing environment preferred.


7.  Previous forklift experience






ITW Welding
ITW’s Welding segment designs and manufactures value-added equipment and specialty consumables with leading technology for a variety of industrial applications, serving an array of end markets where weld quality is a critical factor. ITW’s industry-leading welding solutions are differentiated by innovative technology designed to meet the needs of today’s users with specific focus on productivity, quality, and ease of use behind very strong brands. ITW Welding also continues to address critical industry issues such as more stringent regulatory requirements and the need to quickly and effectively train new welders.




ITW Insulation Systems is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email atorres@itwinsulation.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.





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