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Shipping Supervisor

Company: Campbell Soup
Location: Salem
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for supervising the proper storage and shipment of outgoing / incoming finished products, raw materials, and components.

Key activities:

  • Supervises the daily activities of receiving finished product from manufacturing to warehouses.  
  • Monitors inventory levels, product rotation, warehouse space, etc.
  • Supervises the preparation of product for shipment.  
  • Studies shipping and order fulfillment notices; assigns work; monitors performance.  
  • Inspects loading operations to ensure compliance with safety and shipping specifications.
  • Coordinates the receiving of shipments, movement to warehouse, storage or work areas, and monitoring of shipments received for condition and accuracy.
  • Directly manages 10-20 or more employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with internal policies and applicable laws.
  • Investigates and resolves shipping and receiving issues, including but not limited to document discrepancies, computer system accuracy and routine operation, order and/or inventory discrepancies.
  • Manages shipping documentation and paperwork; uses systems to retrieve information and data. 
  • Communicates with carriers and drivers and Mileage reporting for plant to warehouse shuttle drivers.  
  • Conducts performance evaluations; develops, trains, and coaches the staff.  
  • Communicates company policies and procedures and monitors for compliance.
  • Schedules and approves overtime; monitors and approves vacations and time-off.  
  • Review and approves associate Kronos time management.
  • Supports departmental budget compliance through effective oversight of daily shipping operations. 
  • Participates in and/or leads departmental and shift meetings; coordinates operations with various departments including maintenance, production, etc.  
  • Participate in or leads periodic and quarterly inventory audits.
  • If applicable, complete time approvals, research pay issues, validate punches, and work centers as needed. 
  • May oversee number of hours worked to comply with DOT regulations and ensure up-to-date qualifications (DOT medical card and appropriate license).
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • May perform other duties as required.


  • Associates Degree with a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training; or High School Diploma, GED or equivalent with an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook, handheld devices, radio, and bar code scanning device.
  • Preferred experience with SAP, Ariba and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).
  • Preferred experience Workday and Kronos systems.

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to write routine reports and communicate effectively in written correspondence.  
  • Ability to speak effectively with coworkers and vendors. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.   
  • Ability to exercise discretion while managing confidential information.  
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data. 

Physical Demands:

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and will be occasionally required to stoop or kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Forklift operations.

Travel Required

  • Minimal travel of up to 5% to other Campbell’s Snacks production facilities, offices, vendors and/or co-manufacturers.  


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup, Salem , Shipping Supervisor, Other , Salem, Oregon

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