Barton Professional Placement Group is recruiting for a direct hire Shipping Supervisor for our client, a manufacturing company located in the western suburbs of Chicago. If you want to work in a clean, friendly environment for a company that offers a competitive wage and a good work/life balance you might want to check this one out! The Shipping Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the work of 3-4 tenured, self-sufficient workers. They should be a hands-on Supervisor with the ability and willingness to work on the dock AND behind a desk. They should have familiarity with a warehouse management or inventory system or very good computer skills and the ability to learn an inventory software program. Certification and experience with sit down and stand up forklift and the ability to train others on forklift operation is desired. A typical day in this role will include splitting time between deskwork and dock work. The Shipping Supervisor will report to the Director of Customer Service and will work collaboratively with the Customer Service department to schedule shipments for clients. They will be responsible for scheduling and coordinating both UPS and LTL shipments with third-party logistics companies. They should have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with customers and vendors by phone and e-mail. They will research and identify new vendors, participate in meetings with new vendors and providing recommendations to the management team. This is a salaried position. Pay will be based on experience. Hours are typically 7am to 4: 30pm Monday through Friday. Apply today.