Shipping Supervisor

Date: Dec 8, 2023

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Plans, organizes and monitors the receiving, storage and distribution of all items received from suppliers ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so that supplies and equipment are delivered to the proper departments in an effective and efficient manner according to departmental procedures.  The supervisor will also oversee all shipping activities in accordance with company and departmental priorities.


•    Comply with Safety standards and empower and hold management team accountable to achieve goals.
•    Plan, direct and control freight operations in line with our intent of always servicing the customer first.
•    Attain specific operational goals for performance such as, missed pickups, on-time delivery, EDI transmission
•    Establish and maintain excellent inventory accuracy
•    Coordinate and/or delegate the work of local operations in the areas of: Pickup and Delivery operations, dock operations, claims prevention, determination of amount of manpower hours and staffing, equipment maintenance.
•    Audit and report metrics on process compliance


Role Specific Responsibilities


•    Associate Degree preferred
•    3+ years of related experience in shipping, inventory control, and receiving.
•    2+ years of supervisory/leadership experience.
•    LTL shipping
•    Parcel shipping
•    Experience using retail shipping portals

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  (Preferred qualifications)
•    Experience shipping to Amazon
•    SAP experience



High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

4-5 Years of Supervisory/Leadership Experience
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

Physical Requirements

    We Offer

    Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

    Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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