compensation: Full time with benefits, salary commensurate with experience employment type: full-time
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Steele Canvas Basket is a hyper-growth consumer and industrial products company that has been family-owned and operated for over 90 years. Since 1921 the shapes, sizes and materials ran the gamut, but the quality and craftsmanship have never changed. Whether making enormous custom baskets for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons, household baskets for high-end retailers like Crate & Barrel and West Elm, or the industrial canvas trucks used every day on construction sites from coast to coast, Steele is up to the job. Steele Canvas continues to proudly manufacture in Massachusetts.
About the role:
As we prepare for our next phase of growth, we are adding key talent to our team in Chelsea, MA. The right person will be our expert in the world of shipping and receiving.
Reporting to the Production Manager, the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor will:
〈 Oversee a team of six full-time shippers
〈 Work closely with the Production Manager to prepare production and shipment plans, including expediting key orders
〈 Act as liaison between sales/customer service, purchasing, and shop operations
〈 Schedule daily freight pick-ups
〈 Receive incoming freight, inspect for damage and accuracy, and complete associated paperwork
〈 Manage all returns, customer and supplier
〈 Ensure the facility remains in compliance with all city, state and federal regulations
〈 Order all shipping/receiving supplies
〈 General cleaning and maintenance of the shipping areas
〈 Overseeing some cleaning and minor assembly of baskets
〈 You have 5+ years of relevant work experience overseeing shipping/receiving preferably in a manufacturing and/or start-up like environment
〈 You are fluent in Spanish and English
〈 You have knowledge of lean manufacturing and 5s
〈 You have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, FedEx, UPS systems and Quickbooks
〈 You have excellent communication skills and have the ability to manage vendors and customers
〈 You work calmly and effectively in situations under pressure and can manage time effectively in a changing environment
〈 You are flexible and able to operate in an "all hands on deck" environment
〈 You take initiative and can work autonomously, even in ambiguous situations
〈 You are able to be flexible in your arrival and departure times depending upon the needs
〈 You can lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Above all else, we're looking for smart, dedicated individuals that are a good fit. If you don't meet all of the requirements, but have incredible work ethic, are comfortable working with all types of people (from factory workers to client contacts and freight vendors), like to take initiative, and love what you see here, please send us your resume and cover letter because we'd love to hear from you!
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