Shipping and Receiving Lead

UFP Industries, Inc.

Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits.

Job Summary
The Shipping and Receiving Lead the incoming and outgoing shipment of material. Prepares paperwork and material for shipment and reviews paperwork of incoming material. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Determines proper loading order and placement of product.

Monthly performance reviews.

Verifies shipping documents and records any discrepancies.

Monitors productivity and quality.

Designated trainer for loading, unloading, and railcar process.

Organize shipping crew to complete daily tasks.

Takes and acts upon all calls for tracing and/or expediting orders.

Monitor department supplies.

Routine spot checks on processes preformed.

Loading/unloading material.

Prepares various reports and correspondence as required.

Startup meetings

Monitoring and enforcing safety guidelines.

Performs other duties as required.


Minimum high school diploma/GED

Minimum 1 year of experience in shipping and receiving or related area.

Working knowledge of standard DOT concepts, regulations, practices, and procedures

Working knowledge of proper loading techniques, weight limitations, and company procedures

Ability to lead others.

Basic knowledge of lumber math, lumber grades, and species

Successful completion of forklift driver licensing process

Preferred understanding of company policies, practices, and procedures

Must be at least 18 years of age.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.