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Shipping Supervisor

Location: Smithville, GA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 388

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Job Description

Job Title: Shipping Supervisor

Location: Peanut Shelling

Department: Shipping
FLSA Status: Exempt

We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever were with, whatever were doing, we always make it real.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Shipping Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring all shipments arrives on time and within budget. This position will monitor and oversee the outgoing and incoming shipping activities to verify items are shipping to the correct location and in good condition.

Position Responsibilities

  • Supervise and assist all shipping personnel in the preparation and shipping of finished product from the Shelling Plant and Cold Storage.
  • Inspect tote bags and pallets before shipping product and correct any found discrepancies prior to loading.
  • Inspect dry trailers, refrigerated trailers, bulk railcars, bulk trucks, and box railcars before loading and correct any deficiencies or reject equipment to be loaded.
  • Ensure there are no risks to the product of cross contamination from incoming or outgoing trucks. Inspect all outgoing trucks prior to loading for any issues.
  • Inspect and reject trailers that do not meet Olam and customer requirements, ensure proper documentation of all reasons for rejecting.
  • Ensure shipping employees are trained on allergens, cross contamination, and proper sanitation techniques.
  • Oversee forklift repairs by contracted companies. Ensure outside contractors adhere to all food safety, occupational safety, and preventive control policies.
  • Understand and execute the actual loading/shipping process.
  • Understand and operate the bulk loading equipment.
  • Ensure all shipping documents and seals are correct and in place.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary storage area as described in the Safe Food Plan and Preventive Controls. Maintain records required for the master sanitation schedule.
  • Assist the Plant Manager in maintaining the Food Safety, Occupational Safety, and Preventive Controls Plan.
  • Understand and operate the oil stock equipment and ensure oil stock numbers are given to Federal/State Inspectors.
  • Understand and execute the transfer of lots from one lot number to another.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required

Five (5) years previous shipping experience is required

Five (5) years previous forklift experience is required along with valid forklift driving certification

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.

Ability to work well within a team is required.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected]

At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.