Shipping Lead

Shipping Lead Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Shipping Lead to join our team.


  • Ensure that truck drivers depart with appropriate paperwork;
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of wrapping team to assist in preparing orders;
  • Stage finished orders for shipping and load trucks;
  • Lead shipping teams to accomplish safely on-time, complete, correct assignments;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management;
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures. Report any employee or process concerns to Management;
  • Follows and encourage all safety practices reporting any concerns to a Safety Team member or member of Management;
  • Ensures the quality of finished goods in the shipping process;
  • Maintaining inventory of all shipping materials; cycle counting of inventory;
  • Maintains a positive and collaborative work environment (in the department and across other functions);
  • Preparing commercial invoices and S.E.D.s as required for international shipments;
  • Guides, supports, and ensures effective training of team members;
  • Shipping customer orders domestically and internationally using specified carriers and freight forwarders;
  • Prioritize the daily shipping picks to effectively meet customer needs;
  • Packaging of all outgoing shipments utilizing specified corrugated and foam packaging.


  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • History of success in a position of accountability is preferred;
  • 2+ years of shipping experience;
  • Experience with inventory, cycle counts or audit is a plus;
  • Proven ability to perform assigned tasks in a timely manner;
  • Basic Computer skills;
  • Experience and ability to operate a forklift;
  • Proficient counting / math skills;
  • Ability to lift >50 lbs., walk, stand, push, pull, reach, bend, stoop, climb, carry;
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs., walk, stand, push, pull, reach, bend, stoop, climb, carry;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.