Shipping Supervisor
at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 6/9/2019

Job Description

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. We have been manufacturing and supplying the aerospace, automotive and other industrial markets for over 50 years. We take pride in the business we have built, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the high level of service that we provide to our loyal customers.

We currently have an opening for a 2nd Shift Shipping Supervisor. The 2nd Shift Shipping Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the Shipping, Packaging and Warehouse areas at Smalley. In the Shipping area, he/she will directly supervise a group of order processors. In the Packaging area, the supervisor will support and may directly supervise the packaging of product into inventory. In the Warehouse area, this supervisor will support/monitor the activities of a small team focusing on inventory picks and puts, material-handling support for manufacturing, and stock processing. Various administrative activities such as timekeeping, performance reviews, production metrics, and employee relations will be required duties. This role will report to the Shipping Operations Manager.


  • Ensure daily productivity goals are being met
  • Oversee personnel in 3 groups
    • Manage personnel training, employee relations, and disciplinary occurrences
  • Ensure day to day operations are running effectively
    • Communicate and partner with leadership to address and resolve any issues
  • Participate in leading departmental and organizational initiatives
    • 6S, Engagement, Training, etc.
  • Partner with other groups to ensure a successful product flow

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform in a high demand and quality oriented environment. 

  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training in production/shipping, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Prior knowledge of 6S, continuous improvement, and employee mentoring
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Proven written and communication skills
  • Experience with Material handling equipment (lift-truck, pallet jack) is preferred
  • Familiarity with barcoding and AS400 is preferred, but not required
  • Bi-lingual is a plus
  • Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis


Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.


To learn more about our company, please visit our web site at



Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

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