• Shipping Supervisor

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Supervises the daily activities of order pickers and replenishing forklift operators within operations.


    Plan and schedule assignments for shipping department.

    • Review and prepare orders needed to be picked for the day.
    • Assign staff to areas to ensure all orders are picked for next day delivery.
    • Completion of picked orders in an efficient manner.

    Supervises assigned staff toward accomplishment of the mission of GCFD and the Shipping Department.

    • Conduct morning operations meeting with shipping staff to cover assignments and all other company related information.
    • Ensure the standard case per hour rate is maintained by all staff.
    • Ensure Food/Personal safety procedures are being followed in all areas of shipping department.
    • Conduct orientation training for new operations workers

    Works and trains staff on Ceres 4 data base

    • Create inventory picks in Ceres for next days’ work and separate based on area’s needs.
    • Post inventory picks in Ceres at end of every shift.
    • Ensure inventory accuracy by conducting cycle counts daily and working closely with inventory control.

    Supervise daily shipping activities.

    • Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner that arises during shift.
    • Keep shipping staff reports up to date.
    • Work closely with receiving team to ensure product received is stored in proper location.
    • Train and coach staff to achieve standards of shipping team.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Other duties as assigned such as assisting all operations departments when needed.


    • High School graduate or GED equivalent.
    • Able to read, write, and speak English language.
    • 1 years of supervisory experience in a warehouse environment preferred.
    • Ability to learn and interpret GCFD product stock codes on shipping documents.
    • Ability to supervise and coach shipping team.
    • Possess Food Sanitation Certificate or be capable of obtaining certification
    • Basic mathematical skills.
    • General understanding of Word, Excel and Ceres 4 software.
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills
    • Excellent written communication skills for preparing correspondence and procedures documents



    • Normal warehouse environment including freezer and refrigerated environments.
    • Interacts with GCFD staff and all departments in operations.


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