Shipping and Receiving Supervisor

Accord Carton is seeking a Full-Time Shipping and Receiving Supervisor to work at our Alsip, Illinois location.

This position is responsible for, ensuring that warehouse, shipping and receiving activities are carried out safely, efficiently and profitability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day activities of the shipping, receiving and automated warehouse personnel.
  • Organization, cleaning and maintenance of the plant shipping docks.
  • Safe storage of finished goods and maintaining an accurate product inventory.
  • Maintain a list or file of pending shipping releases.
  • Ensuring shipments transported by Accord Carton or contract carriers adhere to current laws and regulations for transporting freight.
  • Schedule the appropriate finished goods or material transport as per the order requirements or instructions.
  • Monitoring the performance of transport carriers for on time pickup and delivery, cost and freight damage.
  • Ensure verification of shipping documents and keep records of incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • The accurate consolidation and segregation of finished good items for shipment.
  • Shipping trailers are adequately clean and in good condition for finished goods shipments.
  • Trailer inspection reports are completed for all food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product shipments.
  • Incoming paperboard, corrugated cases, glue and other raw materials received are examined for damage and that purchase orders and materials received match.
  • Supervising the activities and plant access of truck drivers and delivery people.
  • Conferring with customer receiving, Accord Carton staff, freight carriers, and others to exchange information and resolve problems.
  • Reducing shipping cost by negotiating shipping services for optimum value and savings to Accord Carton.
  • Contacting carrier representatives to issue and process freight damage claims and following up on any scheduled claim payments.
  • Process shipping documents, such as pick orders, Bills of Lading, and shipping orders to route finished goods.
  • Requisition needed supplies, equipment, parts, or repair services.


High School Diploma or equivalent (college degree desired) with 3-5 years shipping, receiving and warehouse management experience. Folding carton warehouse experience highly desired.

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Accord Carton is an EOE