Shipping Manager

A Food Distribution company is looking to hire a detail-oriented and organized Shipping and Receiving manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for handling incoming and outgoing shipments, ensuring accurate documentation, and maintaining inventory records. This position plays a crucial role in the efficient operation of our warehouse or distribution center, requiring strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.


  1. Receive incoming shipments, verifying the accuracy of quantities and items against purchase orders or packing slips.

  2. Inspect deliveries for damage or discrepancies and report any issues to the appropriate personnel.

  3. Record and track all incoming and outgoing shipments using computerized inventory management systems or manual logs.

  4. Prepare outgoing shipments by selecting appropriate packaging materials, packing items securely, and affixing shipping labels.

  5. Coordinate with carriers or freight forwarders to schedule pickups and deliveries, ensuring timely transportation of goods.

  6. Generate shipping documents, including bills of lading, packing lists, and customs paperwork, as required.

  7. Communicate with suppliers, customers, and internal departments to coordinate shipping and receiving activities and resolve any issues or concerns.

  8. Organize and maintain the warehouse or receiving area, ensuring that inventory is stored safely and efficiently.

  9. Conduct regular inventory counts and reconcile discrepancies between physical stock and recorded inventory levels.


  1. Previous experience in shipping, receiving, warehousing, or logistics preferred.

  2. Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to recognize and resolve discrepancies.

  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with colleagues, suppliers, and customers.

  4. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

  5. Basic math skills and the ability to perform calculations related to inventory counts, shipping weights, and dimensions.

Location: Upstate, NY

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