What is a Manufacturing Shipping and Receiving Supervisor?

Shipping and Receiving Supervisors oversee the daily receiving, storing, and distribution of materials, parts, and supplies. They are typically in charge of shipping/receiving staff employees, including training and scheduling.

Where can a Shipping and Receiving Supervisor work?

Shipping and Receiving Supervisors can work in settings such as manufacturing or industrial plants, hospitals, office buildings, and retail stores. They may be responsible for inspecting loading operations, managing shipping orders and invoices, inventory reconciliation, and maintaining warehouse safety.

How do you become a Shipping and Receiving Supervisor?

To become a Shipping and Receiving Supervisor it is recommended that you complete some level of postsecondary training to gain the skills employers are looking for. Generally, educational requirements will vary among companies, some employers may require a bachelor’s degree while others will only require a high school diploma.

Goodwin's Manufacturing Management program is particularly helpful in the journey to becoming a Shipping and Receiving Supervisor, as the curriculum covers operations management, industrial safety, production planning and control, and team dynamics. Through Goodwin’s Manufacturing Management program, you will acquire the skills needed to advance and succeed in manufacturing.

Goodwin College offers manufacturing programs at bachelor's, associate, and certificate degree levels.

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