Reports To: Shipping Supervisor
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Job Summary: The Shipping Lead Person is responsible for managing and delegating to employees a constantly changing workload and ensuring that outbound logistical shipments are shipped without incident.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Leads and assists shipping activities
• Keeps records of outgoing shipments and monitors to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments
• Verifies accuracy of all shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records.
• Determines shipping priorities and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
• Recommends measures to improve productivity, equipment performance, quality of service and suggests changes in working conditions to increase efficiency.
• Trains and assists workers in shipping activities.
• Provides input on evaluation of employee performance.
• Ensures staff has necessary and up-to-date training.
• Fills orders in a timely manner to expedite shipment of orders.
• Acts as a liaison between staff and management including, but not limited to, relaying information to staff and reporting incidents to management.
• Ensures safety and operating guidelines are followed when processing shipments.
• Other duties as required and assigned

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Ability to understand and carryout directions both verbal and written.
• Ability to lead a working crew without supervision.
• Recognize / Analyze problem areas and help develop solutions.
• Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse work force and upper management.
• Must be available/flexible to work different shifts and/or hours as needed

• Minimum 2-3 years related experience/training
• Experience using a forklift and other material handling equipment
• Computer Skills – PC literate to include experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

Work Environment:

• Ability to work in a hot or cold environment.
• Ability to stand 8-10 hours a day.