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Assistant Shipping Supervisor

Req ID: J2281426

  • Location
    Livermore, California, United States of America
  • Category Materials
  • Posted Thursday, July 22, 2021
  • Time Type Full time

Job Description


Ensures efficient operations through careful management of all shipping activities.


  • Supervises and coordinates activities related to expediting the delivery of outgoing shipments to the final customers in accordance with delivery requests and shipping instructions.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities related to expediting the incoming shipments from carriers and/or forwarders and verifying the freight invoice against purchase terms with vendors.
  • Coordinates with Planning, Purchasing and Business Development to ensure proper and necessary shipping documents are prepared for the customers or received from vendors.
  • Monitors and reports the export shipments result of departments.
  • Coordinates and directs the daily activities of the members of the shipping department which may include the import/export staff.
  • Provides training and coaching to members of the shipping staff.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Inventory Control Manager
  • Job is directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management). Job title example(s) of employees directly supervised:



  • Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry.
  • Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
  • Strong financial and analytical ability. Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
  • Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes.
  • Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
  • Strong and convincing communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


  • Bachelor's degree in International Trade or related field.
  • Three to five years experience including at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
  • Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

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