Olympia Chimney Supply: Assistant Manager of Shipping

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Olympia Chimney Supply
Job Overview

The Shipping Assistant Manager works directly with the Shipping Manager to help with the planning and execution of shipping operations for Olympia Chimney Supply.

Essential Functions
• Oversee the daily activities of the Shipping Department; delegate duties and
• responsibilities, and direct projects to make operations move smoothly and efficiently.
• Provide ongoing training for Shipping Specialists.
• Ensure that Shipping Specialists are packing orders correctly through quality control
• Keep a firm record of freight packing slips and maintain a shipping log of invoices to verify the packer.
• Organize and reorganize to promote a safe work atmosphere.
• Communicates inventory needs to Purchasing Manager.
• Assist in planning future layout of building; organize new and existing products to
maximize efficiency of order processing.
• Organize weekly department meetings to discuss department issues, new products or procedures, quality of work, and to ensure smooth operation of the department.
• Ensure that Shipping Specialists are following safe work practices, utilizing required
personal protective equipment, and practicing good housekeeping habits.
• Cooperates fully with company policies and procedures both verbal and written.
• Other duties as required.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Key Competencies
– Humility: Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance; putting the needs of another person before your own and thinking of others before yourself
– Results Orientation (Get It Done): Having a work ethic and a way of overcoming challenges and getting things done without making excuses; delivering on results and does what he/she says they will do
– Customer Focus: Meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers to achieve positive outcomes
– Proven manufacturing experience and product knowledge
– Experience in operating forklifts
– Working knowledge of computer programs for entering data
– Solid understanding of health and safety regulations
– Basic math and recording abilities
– Excellent organizational skills
– Great communication and interpersonal abilities
– Ability to read and write English, follow verbal instructions.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. Temperature is varied to the temperature outside due to open doors and garages.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Certain tasks requires standing for entire shift.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, Flexible schedule required, 40+ hours per week.

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience
Minimum of a high school education and one year of factory-related experience. Prior shipping and management experience preferred.

AAP/EEO Statement
Olympia Chimney Supply, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages.


Job Detail
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Salaried
  • ExperienceAt Least One Year
  • QualificationHigh School Diploma
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