Shipping Manager

Company: Fosdick Fulfillment

General Information
$55,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
4 Year Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Fosdick Fulfillment Corporation is a leader in DTC and B2B fulfillment services with facilities located in both Connecticut and Nevada is looking for a Shipping Manager for our Nevada facilities.

Fosdick offers a competitive benefits package; medical/dental plan, vision plan, STD/LTD/Life plan, PTO and 401K plan

The shipping manager is responsible for timely and accurate order fulfillment for our clients.

  • Manages at least 4 full-time Supervisors as direct reports. Indirectly the manager is also responsible providing leadership for 40 full time employees in addition periodic temporary labor.
  • Management responsibilities include, but are not limited to recommending hiring, coaching, skills development, recognition and rewards, staff productivity and performance management to include disciplinary actions up to and including terminations.
  • Responsible for all daily, weekly, and monthly production / shipping activities within outbound operation.
  • Prepares and distributes various reports needed for normal day to day operations.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.
  • Responsible for scheduling vacations and time off per policy with the least amount of disruption to the department to meet customer needs.
  • Fully engaged with process on floor to actively lead and supervise teammates.
  • Relies on supervision staff to communicate production plans that are derivative of daily production meetings, making sure all work instructions, daily workflow activities and safety practices are being followed.
  • Initiates positive methods of driving teammate excellence through follow up, providing consistent and fair feedback on performance. Takes action through coaching and counseling to correct behaviors.
  • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety. Conduct weekly safety meetings during start of shift with teammates. Maintain a safe working environment through participation of safety training,
  • Manage the operations of the team to achieve prescribed objectives. Develop and maintain a productive work team through cross training, sound communication and positive motivational techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-tasking required environment.
  • Provide courteous and respectful customer service in high pressure situations to internal/external customers.
  • Assure the integrity of the inventory and assist in conducting physical inventories.
  • Assist Director of Operations on special projects as required
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the facility.


    The physical and mental requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the principal or essential duties and responsibilities of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

    •  The ability to use and process written sources of information to read reports, procedural documentation, reference material, reference graphs, etc.
    • The ability to use and process verbal and auditory sources of information obtained through interviews, group meetings, telephone calls, etc.
    • The ability to make general decisions in the absence of specific directions, such as reordering priorities and resolving conflicts.
    • The ability to sustain concentration when performing planning functions.
    • The ability to perform varied duties requiring selection of different or unrelated processes and procedures depending upon highly variable circumstances of individual cases or situations, such as approving overtime, transferring personnel, determining disciplinary action, etc.
    • The ability to express self effectively when presenting ideas or instructions to a group in a formal setting and to express self clearly in written communications
    • The ability to lift up to seventy (70) pounds with assistance
    • The ability to stand 8 hours a day
    • The ability to multi-task
    • The ability to give clear instructions/communicates well in general and keeps others informed
    •  The ability to be fair to everyone which can be demonstrated through patterns of work assignments, consistent enforcement of company policy and procedures and by avoiding favoritism
    • The ability to teach the simplest operations just as effective and thoroughly as teaching the most complicated operation






    Work is conducted in office area of a warehouse.  The position requires incumbent to daily visit various areas of the facility.  On occasion, some moderately uncomfortable elements might be present, such as heat, cold, dust.