Shipping Supervisor in WestRock Company at Lexington, KY

Website WestRock Company

This listing is about WestRock Company in Lexington, KY
in 2022

About the job

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Shipping Supervisor

Lexington KY

170 Lisle Industrial Ave

Lexington, Kentucky, 40511

United States

Opportunity summary: As Shipping Supervisor for WestRock – Lexington KY, you will be responsible for overseeing daily activities for shipping functions of all outgoing products to customers, managing all aspects of shipping and transferring product and materials, verifying and recording information on incoming and outgoing shipments, and providing leadership to shipping personnel.

How you will impact WestRock

Schedule inbound and outbound loads/manage inbound and outbound shipments

Maximize trailer utilization and efficiently use trailer pool to reduce costs

Ensure subordinates work safely and contribute to a collaborative safety culture that drives results

Prepare daily and monthly management reports to communicate critical shipping information

Coordinate and monitor courier rates to select the lowest rate to minimize shipping cost and remain within budget

Utilize knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates to determine shipping priorities and methods for delivery to assure on-time delivery and exceptional customer service

Communicate with various levels of management and departments to ensure that goals are accomplished

What You Need To Succeed

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

2 to 3 years of production leadership experience

3 to 4 years of logistics/industrial/shipping experience

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage tasks effectively

Focus on increasing customer satisfaction by ensuring obligations are met in timely manner

Aptitude to calculate estimated costs associated with the shipping/delivery functions

Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other managers, staff, and vendors

Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office- Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Well-developed oral and written communication skills


Company: WestRock Company

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Job Location: Lexington, KY

Application Deadline: N/A

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