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Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Mar 24, 2023


dormakaba is seeking a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor to join our Shipping & Receiving team in Indianapolis, IN. This role is responsible for daily planning, guidance, organizing and controlling the shipping activities to maximize productivity on assigned shifts as well as supervising the shipment operations and maintaining records of all pertinent documentation.



  • Recommends improvements to reduce cost and drive productivity within the department while achieving site specific goals
  • Supervises all phases of shipping operations including staging, picking, shipping, and assigned employees in scheduling and daily activities for performance management
  • Maintains finished good inventory and product loss control and ensures safety/operational guidelines are met
  • Establishes and monitors employees work schedules to meet needs of business and resolve work issues or assist in solving work problems
  • Trains and instructs employees regarding work performed in shipping. Oversees instruction, implementation, and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees
  • Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments and engages in requiring, planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating activities
  • Ensure timely staging, picking, shipping of material to the end customer or external plants, and shipping functions that are performed safety with established EHS procedures with shipping area being clean and organized
  • Oversee and review the accuracy of shipping documentation in accordance with all trade compliance regulations



  • BS/BA degree in business or related field preferred. High school diploma required
  • Minimum 3 years experience supervising shipping/receiving or warehousing
  • Extensive SAP experience shipping and transacting material
  • Understanding of operations, inventory management, MRP (resource planning) and lean manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of operating warehouse equipment and any necessary certifications
  • Strong leadership skills, with excellent supervisory skills
  • Experience in moving inbound and outbound freight and leveraging freight consolidation techniques
  • Certification on Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!
  • Free Access to LinkedIn Learning




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