Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

  • Full-time

Company Description

Who is SHAPE?

SHAPE is a strategic ecosystem of companies including Flow International, KMT Waterjet, H20 Jet, AquaDyne, Advanced Pressure Systems (APS), Aquarese, TOPS Waterjet; Shape Mined Material; and Shape Process Automation.  Collectively, we provide an extensive portfolio of manufacturing process solutions to customers around the world. The core technology of SHAPE was founded in high pressure waterjet cutting, cleaning, and surface preparation.

We work together to develop intellectual properties that drive progress and raise the bar in service excellence, we set the standard for integrity, professionalism, and inclusiveness to meet the challenges of rapidly evolving industries. Tomorrow’s customers will require more innovative solutions, we continue to push the envelope in developing the advanced technologies and digital tools to solve manufacturing challenges at the pace and scale of the markets we serve.

 Who are we looking for?

As SHAPE continues to develop into exciting new markets, we welcome like-minded professionals who share our excitement and optimism for the future. Operating across multiple disciplines, we have ample opportunity for you to grow your career in our organization.

SHAPE believes their success lies in the talented people that work in their organization! Our philosophy is of community and a place where people can belong, thrive and succeed! We pride ourselves on being cultural champions of our brand and values.

What makes our team passionate to work for SHAPE?

SHAPE is invested in providing constant learning and development opportunities and offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits packages. We are a multinational, highly technical and innovative company that provides global career opportunities.  We seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We are always looking for team members that want to be ahead of the curve, using latest technologies to apply in every way we do business. Our employees are dynamic, highly talented and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment.

We encourage you to look into employment opportunities at Shape Technologies Group.  Let’s build something together.

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Shipping/Receiving Manager                      

ISSUED: 3/8/22


General Purpose:

Provide the leadership for ensuring the warehousing, transaction, transportation of materials, products and systems comply with regulatory requirements and meet the Company’s quality, delivery, responsiveness, and financial goals. Lead the domestic and international site team resources, including warehousing, 3PL providers, in developing best-in-class inbound and outbound logistics processes and storage system, which consistently deliver expected results.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistent compliance to all global freight and logistics regulatory requirements
  • Document procedures to keep transportation providers, and the Company’s internal operations, fully compliant
  • Work with the all Company’s entities to develop and implement standard work for foreign freight and logistics.
  • Follow Company’s guidelines and procedures as they relate to warehousing, logistics, transportation and compliance
  • Drive the continuous improvement of storage, transactions, and logistics for both international and domestic activities
  • Ensure thorough, timely, and effective communication with all relevant internal Company personnel
  • Promptly address processing issues regarding customs clearance, scheduling and delivery of all shipments both domestic and international.
  • Be the subject expert in current ERP functionality.
  • Analyze current systems, processes and job functions and initiate continuous improvement projects to optimize logistics, warehousing and transactions.
  • Align internal activities to drive to maximize efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Plan, assign and manage the work of others.  Monitor workloads: provide or arrange for back-up/additional resources as needed
  • Responsible for all aspects of performance management including interviewing, training, performance evaluations, corrective action plans and recognition for direct reports


Additional Roles:

  • Provide effective, constructive and appropriate feedback and leadership to direct reports to foster positive, team atmosphere
  • Consistently support compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable laws and regulations 
  • Understand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in Safety Programs, initiatives, and investigations.
  • Demonstrate our core values of Principles, Passion, and Performance
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary to support the Company’s business operations


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of compliance regulations, logistics, warehousing and transportation services
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions regarding complex import and export issues consistent with standards, policies, practices, procedures, and legal requirements
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills; high attention to details; consistent follow through
  • Track record for utilizing innovative and creative problem-solving skills to address complex and/or contentious issues
  • Experience managing, motivating, and training diverse and geographically dispersed employees
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers, internet, and Microsoft Office
  • Proven ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
  • Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs
  • Must possess high degree of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information


Education and/or Training:

  • Previous supervisory warehouse and logistics experience

Additional Information

No Recruiters Please!

Shape Technologies Group and our companies operate as an equal opportunity employer.  Per regulations, any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities will be provided.  If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.  All personal information that is collected will remain private and confidential. 

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted