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Sup, Shipping Nights

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Logistics (LOGIST)

Buena Park, CA, US, 90620

Work Designation:  Onsite

Salary Range: $24.45 - $33.00 



Position Summary:

Listen to our Shipping Manager share more about our Shipping Supervisor position, our culture, and what she thinks it takes to be successful in this role.

Shipping Supervisor Recruitment Video


This person will supervise and coordinate activities of the PM Shipping Team, responsible for preparing products, orders, and loads for future and same day shipping both nationally and internationally. This role will oversee the activities and delegate work to the employees engaged in accepting goods from production operations, handling and storage of finished goods, loading shipments, dock management, and transportation.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Supervise the Shipping Team to ensure that customer orders are shipped on time (meet COT deadlines), in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Delegate work to employees to ensure the following areas run efficiently and effectively:  Hand-Off areas (BP, MX, and Woodshop), shipping storage locations, shipping dock, trailer yard, and trailer loading.
  • Develop and create work instructions and standard operating procedures for all processes completed by the Shipping Team.
  • Work with Asst. Shipping Manager on labor planning to support short term and long term business requirements.
  • Hire, train, and supervise the team to meet all departmental objectives and KPI’s and to maximize dock efficiencies.
  • Generate Shipping KPI reports on a daily and weekly basis and send to Logistics management for review.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement through conducting continuous improvement activities with the Shipping Team, helping to identify root causes, and proposing corrective actions.
  • Collect data related to key intra-department activities and analyze the data to identify opportunities for improvement and process optimization.  Present findings and recommendations to Logistics management team.
  • Use company’s Transportation Management System (TMS) to execute the Logistics’ teams outbound shipping plan.  Be a TMS super user.
  • Work with Transportation team to identify improvements to the TMS that would improve the operating effectiveness of the Shipping Department.  Support the development, implementation, and roll-out of all TMS enhancements and changes.  Create training materials and oversee the training of the team. 
  • Participate in and lead project teams focused on improving the day-to-day operation of the company’s Shipping department.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through on-time shipping, outbound order accuracy, and carrier routing compliance.
  • Ensuring shipping area is organized and clean at all times and meets all compliance factors.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in logistics and warehousing operations (shipping) desired.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in working with TMS / WMS / ERP applications
  • Strong PC skills with MS suite expertise
  • Experience in dock management, load optimization, on-dock consolidations, and pool distribution execution.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Logistics or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Knowledge of Mercury Gate TMS or the below Support Software
    • Liberty
    • Microsoft Office
    • Crystal Enterprise
    • Crystal Reports
    • Sales Force

Working conditions:

  • Requires work in Shipping operation in non-temperature controlled facility
  • May have extended periods of standing / walking
  • This position works in a warehouse setting, with some outdoor exposure during the workday
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and standard warehouse equipment such as hand trucks, box cutters and tape dispensers.
  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary depending on the schedule you are assigned, but generally are Monday through Friday.
  • Overtime and weekend work if required

Perks and Benefits

We hope that you’re excited by the possibilities that come along with working at Exemplis! With us, TEAM comes first.  We bring integrity, passion, and excellence to work each day.  Being part of our team means living our core values and thriving in an environment of constant innovation and positive change. 
In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits.

  • Competitive Salary: Our salary formula is a national benchmark that adjusts to your cost of living, job duties, years of experience, skill set, and education. 

  • Health Insurance: We offer a variety of health insurance options (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for all of our team members. Eligible the first month following your start date. 

  • 401(k): We match 100% up to 3% and then 50% of the next 2% deferred. 

  • Time Off: Taking time off to recharge is a must whether it is for your personal health or vacation; paid time off starts accruing day 1!

  • Observed Holidays: 10 company observed holidays: New Years, Martin Luther King, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.

  • Employee Discounts across all of our product lines.

  • Hit our Numbers Lunch: When we hit out monthly milestones, we all celebrate! 

  • Tuition Scholarships: Partnership with UMASS Global for 10%-20% off tuition for you and/or your family. 

About Us:

It all started in a small warehouse in California with just three employees, a fax machine and a bell that rang out every time a chair came down the conveyor belt. Over 25 years later, Exemplis continues to lead, innovate and disrupt an array of industries through its growing family of brands — including SitOnIt Seating, Timbuk2, X-Chair, Mavix, Edloe Finch, and Albany Park.
From sustainable manufacturing to outreach programs and more, we strive to make a positive impact on everyone we serve. We make sure our people (and their communities) are at the core of our organization. To make a difference, we must be a champion of diversity, inclusion, service and social justice — above all else. 
Are you ready to be a part of something special? We have headquarters, offices and retail stores across the U.S. (plus a variety of flexible work opportunities). Learn more and apply today.
Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state, and local laws. Read our full statement on our careers page.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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