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Shipping Supervisor/Load Planner in Jefferson City, TN
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

  • Works closely with the Master Planner in order to effectively plan loads for on-time shipping.
  • Utilizes AX TMS, Recon, and load center TMS to build shipments and determine the most cost effective method of shipping keeping in mind customer requirements.
  • Daily communication with plant staff advising each item/order that needs to be completed to meet the shipping deadlines.
  • Collaborates with Sr. Shipping Lead to ensure weekly shipping/load plan is executed.
  • Analyze freight costs and loads to determine cost savings opportunities.
  • Helps to identify obsolete material and recommend disposition
  • Responsible for bin/location management within the ERP
  • Works with production team to identify inventory gaps

  • Communicates with production team to identify issues in inventory storage and flow
  • Communicates with purchasing to be able to identify possible shortages of inbound raw materials
  • Ability to investigate inventory transactional history for corrective action
  • Manages a team of employees related to the shipping, receiving, warehouse and inventory functions.
  • Owns KPIs related to shipping, receiving, warehousing and related functions.
  • Provide inventory and warehouse reports as requested
  • Analyze plant needs and suggest improvements to inventory and warehouse processes to align with lean principles and best practices
  • Work with material handling group to ensure efficient and on-time movement of inventory between locations and warehouses as to not disrupt production, shipping or receiving operations.
  • Ensure safety policies and procedures are followed in all aspects of the job functions and ensure that the team also follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Works with the supply chain group to help minimize inventory costs
  • Works with quality and buying group to ensure quality product is received and raise issues when there are quality issues so that the vendors are aware
  • Ensure physical movements are recorded properly in the ERP
      • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 or more years of inventory/warehouse management/shipping in manufacturing is required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
      • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred..
      • Ability to analyze data from various systems to get to opportunity/root cause.
      • Understanding of inventory/warehouse management concepts and processes
      • Familiarity with working in an ERP environment (i.e. Dynamics AX, SAP, Oracle, etc.)
      • Knowledge and ability to leverage technology.
      • Can balance between the customer needs and company objectives.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.) required
      • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles preferred


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