2nd Shift Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

UFP Industries, Inc
 Belchertown, MA

Req Number: 221-20663



The Shipping & Receiving Supervisor is responsible for supervising the scheduling and coordination of trucks and drivers according to customer requests and in compliance with DOT regulations and company rules. Control departmental expenses and generate solutions to issues as and before they arise. Notifies drivers of assignments; reviews and verifies accuracy of driver's logs and data base.

  • Manages and schedules all outbound and inbound loads and coordinates with sales and production
  • Coordinates proper loading and shipping orders with S/R personnel
  • Sets up all loads to be shipped common carrier with outside freight companies
  • Makes sure inbound product is stored properly
  • Determines mode of transportation and selects appropriate carrier
  • Negotiates rates for transportation services
  • Coordinates routing of orders, and dispatches carrier with orders and appropriate delivery instructions consistent with customer receiving times
  • Ensures all internal/external paperwork meets all Universal as well as DOT regulations and procedures
  • Establishes delivery / receiving appointments and loading times for each carrier
  • Manages internal (UFP) equipment and drivers
  • Answers questions and resolves supplier and customer problems regarding transportation issues
  • Documents any shortage on orders, investigates reasons for occurrence and informs carrier of shortage to get compensation or to resolve issue with customer with assistance of sales
  • Audits and approves freight bills for payment
  • Files claims for any loss or damage on inventory and notifies plant management
  • Takes and acts upon all calls for tracing and/or expediting orders
  • Prepares various reports and correspondence as required
  • Manages data on data system
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Preferred bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience as Production Manager or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Preferred experience and knowledge on UFP's organization, culture, and product lines

Skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking
  • Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public
  • Demonstrated proficiency to manage multiple tasks, to set priorities, and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and in developing subordinates
  • Demonstrated ability to be mobile in the work environment
  • Ability to apply business math to manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated skill in leading projects and other people
  • Demonstrated skill in improving processes
  • Ability to work flexible hours as directed by management


  • Safety conscious and strong supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Leads by example and has a positive attitude
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work under indirect supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management