Shipping and Receiving Supervisor

East Coast Repair & Fabrication, LLC - Norfolk, VA

Job Summary:

The warehouse/receiving supervisor plans, organizes and monitors the receiving, storage and distribution of all commercial and Government Furnished Material (GFM) items received either from suppliers, production shops or Government, ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed to proper departments in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements. This person should have a working knowledge of government required documents as well as FAR and DFAR requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interviews and recommends applicants for hire as warehouse and receiving associates.
  • Plans and coordinates work, trains and motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of warehouse and receiving associates; ensures their ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials to and from storage configurations. Develops crew leaders to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew members.
  • Maintains an equipment structure and level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in a safe, effective manner. Provides appropriate equipment and racking to ensure the safe transport and storage of all materials. Researches material handling equipment to ensure procurement of the most suitable equipment in terms of performance, safety, reliability and cost.
  • Monitors the unloading of all materials into the receiving department; ensures materials are staged for counting and inspection; ensures receiving reports accurately report material received. Resolves discrepancies with accounting regarding invoices, packing slips, and receiver reports. Monitors the flow of paperwork from receiving to inventory control for timely data entry. Oversees the movement of material from receiving to the warehouse in an efficient, effective and safe manner.
  • Oversees the supplying of materials to fabrication and stages material for assembly and sub-assembly. Ensures materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. Oversees the rotation of inventories within the warehouse.
  • Monitors and measures receiving and warehouse performance for accuracy of locator, receiving reporting, movement and storage of material, and transfers to service parts.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree in business management, industrial management or related field; 3 to 5 years of experience in warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials management in shipyard/industrial environment, with 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Leadership
  • Learning Orientation
  • Performance Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Solid Computer Skills
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Ethical Conduct


Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Supervisory: 1 year
  • warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials: 3 years

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