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Shipping and Receiving Supervisor

James Skinner Baking Co. • Omaha, NE
6 days ago

Position Summary


The Receiving Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager.  He/she is responsible for managing, ensuring inventory accuracy of all direct materials (ingredients & packaging), and finished goods including the guiding and performing of cycle counts and annual physical inventories; and assisting with and/or performing daily data entry transactions.  Report inventory information to senior leadership each period end, continuously working on ways to improve the information and method of this communication.


Duties and Responsibilities

Indicate “Essential Functions” with Asterisk (*)


  • Receiving and unloading of incoming direct material deliveries per food safety procedures outlined in Food Safety Manual.
  • Storage and staging of direct materials to meet scheduled production, utilizing “First Expired, First Out” inventory rotation.
  • Preparing and maintaining receiving and traceability paperwork on all incoming deliveries per company policies outlined in Food Safety Manual.
  • Prepare and apply pallet labels to all direct materials as needed to assure proper rotation.
  • Taking temperature readings at time of receiving of “Temperature Controlled Items” as needed.
  • Maintaining storage locations in a clean and sanitary manner as outlined in Food Safety Manual. 
  • “Picking” and “Prepping” direct materials for Production departments to meet scheduled production based on information provided by the Purchasing Manager.
  • Thawing and delivering direct materials as needed for production departments.
  • Maintain storage locations throughout plant and warehouse as needed.
  • Monthly inspections of direct materials that are on hand over 30 days.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager in maintaining inventory levels to ensure adequate supplies to meet production schedules, while minimizing aggregate inventory dollars and maximizing inventory turns.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and/or monthly raw material and packaging physical inventory counts as directed by Purchasing Manager.
  • Drive future implementations of lot traceability, bin location stocking, bar coding and other improvements.
  • Assist in creating and document procedures for this position, and those that report to it.
  • The Director of Supply Chain  is responsible for the Shipping and Receiving  Supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence 
  • The incumbent understands and complies with all food safety policies, procedures and programs as stated in the Company’s Food Safety Manual.
  • Miscellaneous other duties as assigned.


The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the incumbent will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and classification of the position.     Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the position.


Skills and Experience


  • Strong analytical & data management skills; high attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office  
  • Effective communication skills for all levels of the organization
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to changing situations, duties, and responsibilities associated with a rapidly growing company
  • Ability to work scheduled nights and weekends to do physical inventories.  
  • Education, Experience & Certification - Bachelor’s degree in Shipping and Receiving  or related field preferred.  3-5 years’ experience 



  • Computer skills: MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, ERP Systems
  • Minimum Education Required:          Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred