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Bodycote Thermal Processing Shipping/Receiving Supervisor in Syracuse, New York

Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

Our people are the heart of our business. As the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services, Bodycote employs thousands of highly skilled staff around the globe, some of the best engineers, scientists and technicians in the industry. Our staff are encouraged to develop their skills through professional career development and our in-house training resources.

At Bodycote what we do matters and as a member of our team, what you do matters too. Are you seeking a physically challenging and rewarding role working in plant? Do you enjoy multi-tasking and interacting with customers? Start your career with Bodycote leading our shipping and receiving duties. In addition you will:

Trains, directs, and is responsible for shipping & receiving employees including drivers.
Must see that service maintenance is performed at proper/required intervals on all trucks and that all DOT regulations, reports and requirements are met.
Works closely with Customer Service Manager and production employees to assure a high level of customer satisfaction.
Responsible for proper and timely paperwork flow in and out of the department.
Must promote and practice safe housekeeping and work habits in the department and safe driving standards as set by State Law.
Promotes and practices safety and good housekeeping.
Must work in a manner consistent with the EMS.
Performs other tasks as designated by position.
Must have the ability to report for work on time, follow directions, interact effectively with co-workers, understand and follow rules and procedures and accept constructive criticism.
May have access to compensation information of other employees or applicants in this role and as such cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to other individuals.
This position is responsible for the care and treatment of our customer’s inventory and as such will perform duties in a safe and responsible manner to prevent customer loss or damage.
Must be in compliance with ITAR regulations.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
Must have 3+ years shipping/receiving and some supervisory experience, including proven leadership qualities.
Must have the ability to supervise, direct and motivate employees
Must have an unrestricted Class B (prefer class A) driver’s license and provide DMV printout showing a good driving record for at least three (3) years. Must maintain this status.
Must have basic knowledge of truck mechanics and have good knowledge of the geographic area to be served.
Must have knowledge of basic math; be able to perform simple calculations, figure rates and insurance costs for various means of shipping. Must have basic knowledge of micrometers, verniers and tape measure.
Must know truck capacity and how to load a balanced shipment, as well as a working knowledge of proper packing, crates, boxes, skids and banding for all types of shipments.
Must be sales oriented and sensitive to the requirements and requests of customers.
Must be able to perform all operations/duties within the shipping/receiving department.
Must possess ability to listen, be objective, patient, observant and responsible to the needs of associates in his department and others.
Must be totally trustworthy and set a good example to subordinates and maintain a positive company image
May be required to work overtime or any shift, including weekends.
Must be able to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification.
Must demonstrate the ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
Knowledge and hands on experience of computer applications including Microsoft Office and databases is required.

This position requires the following physical and mental demands consisting of, but not limited to the following:
Manual dexterity to perform data entry functions.
Ability to bend, pull, stoop and reach to perform functions.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
May be exposed to heat, fumes, noise, and humidity, etc.
Visual acuity to read documents, computer screens, files, etc.
Ability to hear in person and via phone.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bodycote is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against current and prospective employees based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals over forty years of age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.