Silver Bay Seafoods

Shipping Supervisor

Seasonal Non-Exempt

Visión de conjunto

The Shipping Supervisor oversees the operation of the Shipping department while ensuring the staff follows GMP and safety policies to produce a high-quality, frozen product. The incumbent works closely with the Production Manager, AML drivers and the Case-up Department to ensure a smooth, consistent, quick-paced transition of product from Case-Up to its designated van. Additionally, the Shipping Supervisor is responsible for a thorough documentation of all product loaded into containers, tracking of containers incoming and outgoing, as well as Quality Control documentation.


  • Timely and regular attendance.
  • Supervision of a crew ranging from 10-20 employees. Keep loading dock clean and orderly.
  • Regular and effective communication with all departments to maintain and efficient flow of production.
  • Thorough documentation of Quality Assurance related paperwork including but not limited to van temp log, daily van log, and van inspection logs. Communication with quality department to take immediate action when necessary to provide a safe product.
  • Monitor attendance schedule of staff using attendance sheets provided by Production Manager.
  • Trains employee of proper working ergonomics in addition to their assigned tasks and specific techniques Provides guidance and trains staff for each job station.
  • Sets an example for the department staff in work ethic, safety protocol and attitude.
  • Thorough and accurate tally of product as well as a double check by means of Inventory Management System. Use of IMS to create and add product to vans therefore allowing effective use of scanner system.
  • Constant communication with van carriers to ensure smooth shipment and receival of vans. Create Bill of Ladings, seal, sticker and ship vans.
  • Document loaded product on assigned shipping documents and confirm all paperwork is accurate before submitting to Data Checker or Shipping and Logistics Coordinator in Seattle office.
  • Take corrective action to address mechanic issues or safety hazards with Production Manager and Chief Engineer.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:


Employee must be 18 years or older and be authorized to legally work in the United States.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Mental Activities:


The employee needs the ability to multitask in a high demand environment. Focus and concentration on customer and employee relations, safety, as well as sanitation are critical. The employee needs to regularly demonstrate attention to detail when supervising his or her staff. Ability to adapt to a variety of scenarios which may arise throughout the processing season is essential.


The employee must also have a rudimentary understanding of math: addition, subtraction and basic multiplication. In addition, the incumbent must possess a keen sense of the importance of punctuality for a variety of designated tasks. The employee is required to use creativity, problem solving, independent judgment and discretion.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


The Shipping Supervisor position requires driven machinery certifications such as a forklift, expeditor truck, or flatbed truck which in turn requires a valid driver’s license.



Work Environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Shipping Supervisor will also regularly work in an busy office and will be required to regularly transition between several different work environments.


Silver Bay Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


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