Shipping Mgr. Ft. Worth
at Lasko Products

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

Job Description

Lasko Products, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of portable fans and heaters for over 100 years, is looking for a Shipping Manager to join our Fort Worth, Texas team. The Shipping Manager is responsible for managing the efficient distribution of our goods. They will collaborate with our Transportation and production departments to streamline our processes. The Shipping Manager will direct staff, analyze data, and develop solutions to expedite our products to our customers.

Esssential Job Functions:

  • Manages and identifies logistical concerns and furnishes solutions to these issues.
  • Communicates regularly to senior management and support functions on distribution initiatives.
  • Monitoring and checking inventory daily.
  • Maintains constant contact with vendors and shipping companies while deliveries are in route.
  • Notifies proper channels in a timely manner if a critical delivery is going to be late.
  • Coordinates with Production and Transportation departments to address discrepancies and errors in the supply chain process.
  • Monitors warehouse workers and associated activities; offers assistance to those with concerns or problems on the work floor.
  • Collaborates with Transportation department on maintaining costs and evaluating expenses.
  • Ensures that products delivered are stored in an organized manner, so that its quality is maintained and accessibility is achieved.
  • Meets regularly with other managers to confer about products, shipping times, and distribution issues, among many other concerns.
  • Improves processes to improve shipping and distribution function.
  • Contact suppliers to ensure that all dropship purchase orders were received and that deliveries will ship on time.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years warehouse/distribution experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years management experience.
  • Strong leadership/management skills including the ability to balance efficient and productive operations with effective administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills also required.
  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Must be able to relate using effective interpersonal, diplomacy, leadership and related skills.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, time and dedication to take on a fast-paced, demanding, ever-changing and highly rewarding challenge.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Typical logistics/warehouse environment.
  • Flexibility in scheduling to meet customer demands e.g. nights, weekend.

We offer a competitive starting wage plus a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan.
  • Comprehensive health insurance.
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Telemedicine Program
  • Voluntary Additional Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 



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Job Snapshot

About Us

Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Over the years, the product line was adapted to capture changing consumer needs. As America moved to the suburbs in the mid-20 th century, Lasko expanded into small appliances, fans and household portable heaters. From there, company growth continued and American manufacturing locations expanded to Tennessee and Texas where production continues today.

For more than 100 years, Lasko Products, Inc. has continued its growth and leadership in home comfort and convenience products, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere generally associated with a small company. Through innovation, flexibility, and this entrepreneurial attitude, Lasko responds to the continually changing needs of today’s consumers.

If you are a hands-on team player and would like to join a company where each individual makes a significant contribution to, and shares in the success of, the team’s efforts, please contact us. Human capital is one of our most valued resources.

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