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Shipping Lead

Company: Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative
Location: Newport News
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description
SUMMARY:
Lead assigned workers in the receipt and shipment of high-quality dairy products by coordinating the daily work assignments. Be actively engaged in the selection, staging, rotation, loading and shipment all company products. Continually and consistently inforce GMP and housekeeping policies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:
includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Actively enforce safety rules and company policies by leading by example.
Plan and organize available resources (employees, materials, time, and equipment) to best meet load out, quality, and safety goals. Monitor and adapt plans throughout the shift as needed
Lead daily shift meetings
Effectively communicate and coordinate product/resource availability with production department.
Actively engage in waste reduction efforts in all areas. Monitor and record necessary waste tracking documentation.
Lead continuous improvement efforts as assigned.
Responsible for maintaining high sanitation standards.
Ensure all required process control documentation is completed.
Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy and condition of shipments.
Train new employees in job duties.
Required to cover various positions and shifts in department when needed.
Promote retention and provide a workplace culture that is clean, organized, positive, safe and that supports the mission, vision, guiding principles, and values of the organization
QUALIFICATIONS:
To successfully perform this job, this individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
At least 1 year of related experience.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Basic Microsoft Outlook Knowledge: Sending, Opening and Printing Emails.
Proven Leadership Qualities
Must have written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly across all departments.
Knowledge of shipping and inventory procedures.
Excellent organization and creativity skills.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS
:
Power Industrial Equipment
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write short correspondence and ability to present information to direct reports and management
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units or measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to convert units of measurement.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here represent those of that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to bend, stand, sit, walk, and reach. Ability to see and operate a computer as well as manual dexterity to handle paperwork is required. The employee must regularly lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to climb stairs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The job will be performed in a refrigerated warehouse and will work around warehouse machines and equipment with moderate noise levels.
Works in the cold storage area at a temperature of no lower than 34--F.

Keywords: Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Newport News , Shipping Lead, Professions , Newport News, Virginia

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