Job Description

The Shipping Supervisor will oversee and coordinate the daily warehousing and fulfillment activities in the shipping department of our sheetmetal manufacturing shop.  Responsible for the direct supervision of our shipping, material handling, inventory control and driver teams to ensure high quality of work, maximum productivity, and on-time delivery. Ideal candidate is a natural leader who is comfortable mentoring, instructing and training team members to be successful at every level. The role will plan, assign, direct and support all aspects of the shipping department


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead (,train, supervise, develop) a team of packaging and material handling associate , drivers and loaders
  • Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork to ensure productivity and deliverables targets are met
  • Plan, delegate and coordinate daily tasks to appropriate team members with clear directions
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of work activities and employee performance
  • Coordinate and support shipping/receiving, picking/packing/checking, inventory/storage, loading/unloading
  • Ensure the effective dispatching of company delivery trucks
  • Ensure that safety, security, and organization/cleanliness are maintained daily
  • Ensure maintainance of all work vehicles, equipment and tools by enforcing operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, conducting preventive maintenance, calling for repairs, etc.
  • Conduct regular meetings and product reports to improve safety, productivity and accuracy
  • Coordinate activities with other departments to expedite shipments and resolve problems


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires 3 + years proven supervisory experience in a warehouse or factory shipping department environment
  • Superior knowledge of material handling, packing, and shipping procedures
  • Experience using computers to log in items and manage an inventory or equivalent data control
  • Good knowledge of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high-stress environment for long hours
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good Communication skills
  • High level of speed and efficiency
  • Ability to operate shipping vehicles (preferred)
  • Reliable Team Player
  • Able to work on feet for considerable amount of time
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred


METALfx offers the following benefits to employees after 60 days of employment:

  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation based on continuous employment schedule
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • 401K Matching
  • Referral Program
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Jury Duty Pay



METALfx fabricates precision parts and assemblies for leading manufacturers across the world. Our manufacturing facility in Willits offers career opportunities with excellent benefits for motivated individuals who enjoy hands on work and strive to be the best.

Join The Team

Our associates share a common goal: To build a quality product that meets or exceeds expectations and is delivered on time. To accomplish this we seek high caliber associates to join our fast paced organization. If this describes you, we invite you to apply to METALfx.