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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Shipping Supervisor in Elgin, Illinois

Shipping Supervisor

  • 1201 St Charles St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

ITW Shakeproof Automtoive division of ITW serves major automotive OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners totaling approximately $154m in revenue. The division consists of facilities in Elgin IL, Machesney Park IL, Elk Grove Village IL, Darlington WI, Bedford Heights OH, and a sales office in Troy MI. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by:

· Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in N.A.

· Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.

· Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

We are looking for a driven and self-motivated individual to lead the Elgin shipping department.

Job Description

· Lead day to day operations of the Shipping team to ensure the department is meeting customer requirements.

· Create and maintain operating procedures and training documentation for the Shipping department and validate metrics regarding productivity.

· Manage the domestic and international transportation function to minimize additional cost, while meeting customer requirements

· Manage all operational labor, equipment. and facility budgets for the Shipping department.

· Promote and cultivate a positive working environment consistent with Company goals and values, with an emphasis on teamwork.

· Oversee the scheduling and workload management of associated personnel in the Shipping department and warehouse.

· Coordinate and monitor the flow of production parts moving through the warehouse, while communicating critical information to various stakeholders.

· Maintain close contact with Customers to ensure timely responses regarding customer deliveries and pick up times.

· Review and allocate EWs to “order pullers” top facilitate management of warehouse skids.

· Complete inventory adjustments and reconciliations as needed.

· Collaborate with other department supervisors, managers, plant, and division leadership to trouble shoot issues and problem solve.

· Lead corrective action problem-solving processes for all shipping-related customer concerns, while driving process improvements.

· Collaborate with the HR Team and Quality Manager to resolve personnel issues in a timely manner.

· Develops production floor talent by cross training, developing talent pipeline, and completing annual performance reviews.

· Monitor and manages employee time keeping and entering of paid time off, as well as adherence to the Company’s attendance policy.

· Become an expert in the ITW Toolbox process while acting with proficiency in conducting continuous improvement activities with the goal of improving overall department efficiency and flow.

· Promote a safety-first culture including OSHA compliance.

· Maintain all supplies needed for Department efficiency.

· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

· Bachelors degree in Operations, or related field, and/or relevant experience.

· Ability to work independently.

· Strong ability to prioritize and organize workload

· Past customer service and data entry experience required.

· Preferred background working in an Automotive industry.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to build trust and confidence with customers, employees, and leaders.

· Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, etc.) particularly Excel.

Additional Information

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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