Shipping & Receiving Supervisor
Job Details
BC1 - Carpinteria, CA
Full Time

Position Profile

Under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager, the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor leads the team whose primary responsibilities include processing incoming shipments, verifying and keeping receiving records, preparing outgoing orders for safe shipment, maintaining shipping records, and doing so with accuracy and timeliness. The Supervisor will also drive inventory integrity through adherence to robust receiving transaction procedures, physical cleanliness and order using standardized 5S, and employee safety through continuous training and world class practices. The Supervisor must train, coach, mentor, and support the team as well as drive its daily management to keep the team performing to its highest potential.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Excellent Organizational and Communication Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Prior Shipping and Receiving Experience a must
  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Proven experience at leading a team
  • Solid Knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures
  • Good Knowledge of Export Compliance
  • Experience in using EDI and preparing shipping documents (e.g. ASNs Commercial Invoices
  • Good working Knowledge of UPS, FedEx, working with freight carriers
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving Abilities
  • Forward Thinking
  • Ability to lift-up to 50lbs. continuously as needed.
  • Ability to operate industrial power trucks and equipment as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing dynamics.

What youll do

  • Follow/Comply with ALL Bega policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Oversees incoming and outgoing shipping activities to make sure accuracy, completeness and condition of shipments
  • Determines routing and legal load limits of trucks, according to established schedules, weight limits
  • Inspects loading operations to make sure compliant with shipping specifications
  • Inspects material handling equipment for defects, notifies maintenance personnel or contacts outside facility for repair
  • Posts weight shipping charges
  • Prepares Bills of Lading and Commercial Invoices
  • May assist Material Handlers in receiving or shipping activities or the day-to-day
  • Support Cycle Count program as needed
  • Supports Continuous Improvement Programs
  • Team Player
  • Implement process improvements to reduce time, cost, steps or waste in processes or procedures
  • Performs other duties as directed by Supply Chain Manager

Performance Measurements

  • On Time shipment of ALL available orders
  • Error free shipment of ALL customer orders
  • Receipt within specified lead time for each delivery method: air cargo, ocean cargo, domestic

Leadership Principles

And finally, BEGA has put forth a set of governing principles. If values govern behavior, principles govern consequences, and weve established four principles to provide the entire organization with a set of hierarchical direction for decision making. First and foremost, as a leader at BEGA, you are the Brand. Be proud of it and protect it. Second, People are BEGAs most valuable asset. Our decisions should always reflect this. Third, Safety is our first priority. Zero lost-time accidents is not a goal, its an expectation. And last but not least, we strive for Excellence in everything we do!

Position Dimensions

  • Manages team of 10-20
  • Manages all carriers for outbound and inbound transport
  • Supports shipments of up to 125 orders per day
  • Supports receipt and stocking volumes of up to 200 receipts per day (all methods combined)

Illuminating What Matters:

A guiding light for elevating our thinking beyond day-to-day activity in a clear and memorable way, BEGA North Americas vision intentionally possesses more than one meaning. Naturally, as an architectural lighting company, to illuminate a surface or an object makes perfect sense. Theres a deeper meaning, however. To illuminate can also mean to make lucid or clear, or to shed light on an important concept or idea. Whether its for our industry, our community, or our family, we want to matter to people who want to matter to us. And most importantly, to illuminate can also mean to enlighten, as with knowledge. We invest heavily in our people, and believe this simple idea is why they ultimately choose BEGA for a lifetime, because were focused on illuminating what matters to them.


Who we are

Intended to articulate the organizations culture and used as a tool to govern behavior and shape critical decision making throughout the enterprise, BEGA has established three core values.

  1. Quality We have an unwavering commitment to Quality above all in our people, products, partners and processes.
  2. Family We are a diverse Family of passionate and self-driven individuals who act with integrity, fairness and respect, that hold one another accountable to the highest standards, and collectively promote work-life balance.
  3. Growth We embrace perpetual Growth and development, continuous learning and constant improvement, enabling the brand, the organization, and the individual to realize their full potential.


What we believe in

Respect we treat everyone with respect by being polite and kind.

Integrity we act with integrity by being honest and following our moral and ethical convictions. Ownership we possess an attitude of ownership and a mentality that desires us all to thrive. Accountability we lead by example, always accountable for doing what we agreed we would do.

Diversity & Inclusion we promote creating a culture of inclusive and diversity in order to achieve a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully with equal access to opportunities and resources

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