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Shipping Manager
Job Code:SG30AU-2023-MB-1302
Reports To:Site Manager
Job Class:Full time
FLSA:Salary/Exempt
Location:Aurora OR
  

JOB SUMMARY:    The Shipping Manager provides leadership and oversight of the selecting, staging and loading teams for the Aurora Shipping Department. Key drivers of this position will be to train and develop the shipping team with the intention of improving quality, efficiency and innovation. Direct Reports include Selecting Supervisor, Staging/Loading Supervisor, Shipping Coordinator, and Tag Librarian.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:       

  • Provide leadership for all shipping activities with the supervisors, including selecting, staging, shipping supplies, and distribution
  • Train and develop direct reports in skills of supervision
  • Prepare and plan for season, including both labor and financial budgets
  • Ship quality plant material in accordance to customer requirements and expectations
  • Develop standards for measuring performance of department and monitor target rates
  • Support all shipping functions to ensure orders are fulfilled to customer expectations
  • Walk the farm on a daily basis to observe crops and check inventory
  • Monitor daily operations to identify and resolve problem areas relating to staffing, scheduling, and quality of products
  • Promote positive team environment
  • Discuss and share best practices with other facilities
  • Coordinate with the home office sales team on weekly capacity and planning
  • Promote a safe work environment
  • Operate with high integrity, adhering to Company standards and values

 

 

 COMPETENCIES:

  • Comprehensive product and production knowledge
  • High standard of performance characterized by attention to detail
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to manage time between office and greenhouse

 EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred, and 5 years industry experience
  • 2 years experience leading a team
  • Warehouse experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office and experience with MRP systems
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work long days and weekends during peak seasons
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

SALARY: $70k - $85k

The above is intended to describe the general content of and qualifications for the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the functions, duties, or qualifications.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including immediate PTO accrual, Medical, Dental and Vision after 30 days plus matching 401(k) and Company-Paid LTD after one year.