We are seeking a Shipping/Receiving Lead to join our team. This
position is responsible for facilitating and overseeing the shipment
of finished product. The
position will direct the operation and oversight of the shipping
crew while working in a coordinated effort with the Shipping
Manager, QA, trucking company and cod storage staff to maintain the
highest level of operational safety, product quality and accurate
Essential functions include:
Oversee shipping of finished product to customers or
primary storage facilities.
Complete all Bill of Lading’s (BOL’s) for all
finished products prior to shipment.
Coordinate shipping schedules with dispatch staff of
trucking company and receiving departments of
customers or storage facilities.
Work closely with the Shipping Manager to maximize
the accuracy and efficiency of shipments.
Insure that trucks are as full as practical to
minimize shipping and transfer costs.
Train and oversee the work of up to 20 shipping
Insure temperature requirements are maintained.
Verify that truck container generators “gen sets”
are sufficiently fueled.
Verify that an adequate supply of fuel is maintained
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of computers and database
Basic understanding of shipping procedures.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be detail oriented with a high degree of
accuracy in data entry.
Must be able to work well with a number of people in
a wide variety of operational situations.
Ability to adapt, with minimal or no advance notice,
to changes in production schedule.
Ability to follow instructions and use effective
time management and organizational skills.
Ability to work independent of direct supervision.
Ability to maintain a safe work environment.
High school diploma.
Supervisory/lead experience; detail oriented; ability to maintain
accurate numeric records; and basic computer skills.
Must read, write and speak English.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
substituted that provides the skills, knowledge and abilities to
perform the essential functions of this position.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors; in a food processing
plant with a high noise level, storage coolers/facilities and in an
office environment. Position
requires working around processing plant equipment, farm equipment,
and transport trucks. Must
be physically capable of working long hours (seasonally), working
outdoors, standing for long periods of time and operating farm
equipment and vehicles.
cover letter, resume and employment
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
HR Dept. Sakuma Bros. Farms, P.O. Box 427, Burlington, WA
Sakuma Bros. Farms Employment Application