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Shipping Receiving Supervisor in Melrose Park, IL at Elite Staffing

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Shipping Receiving Supervisor


Temporary to Hire

2nd shift - Full Time

Melrose Park, IL 60160

Reports to: Warehouse Manager

SUMMARY: Under general direction, supervises the receiving, storage and internal distribution of goods to ensure a cost effective, efficient, and safe operation. Ensures that received goods are verified against bills of lading, purchase orders, invoices and other documents and that they are properly stored and distributed to internal locations in a timely manner.    

Responsibilities :

  • Insures all material movement is documented
  • Supervises the receipt and proper documentation of deliveries into the facility.
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space;  
  • Maintains the correct rotation of all stored goods
  • Maintains good communications and responds to needs of internal customers
  • Delivers supplies and equipment to departments by receiving and transferring items
  • Ensures that goods are picked and available for distribution  
  • Maintains the receiving and storage area in a clean and orderly fashion
  • May supervise personnel including making recommendations on hiring, performance, work allocation etc.
  • Operates forklifts and pallet jacks and ensures that equipment is in working order
  • Demonstrates proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies and safe work habits

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong computer inventory system management
  • Knowledge of a WMS system   
  • Supervision
  • Safety Management
  • Dependability
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Skills in food and material handling.
  • Knowledge of the food industry
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast moving environment.
  • Interpersonal skills for coaching, counseling and preparing employee evaluation reviews.
  • Skills required for managing others fairly and disciplining when necessary.
  • Possess good judgment when dealing with employee issues, customer service and extraordinary situations that may arise.
  • Must be flexible and a team player.


  • High School or GED
  • 3 years of receiving/storage experience in a food products environment
  • 2 years in a supervisory role
  • PC skills Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Strong communication, organizational and follow-through skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated environment


  • Supervising: 2 years (Required)
  • receiving/storage: 3 years (Preferred)

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.