Shipping Supervisor

United States of America
03 December 2020
Synchronizing flows from manufacturing to distribution

Our global team aims to support our customers most efficiently, ensuring a great customer experience while harmonizing our internal processes – from the factory floor and warehouse to product distribution. Being a large organization with high volumes, we play an important role in leaving a sustainable footprint. Whether you work in a strategic or operational role, you will be working in a team-oriented and dynamic environment with a strong customer focus. You will take part in transforming our supply chain towards a digital future.


This is the role:

This position reports directly to the Senior Distribution Centre Manager. This position has 10 direct hourly reports and is based out of the facility in Chicago, IL. The role is responsible for the Shipping Department Team by coordinating all daily assignments, tasks and requests in the fulfillment of both internal and external customer orders through efficient, timely, cost effective methods while always seeking to improve upon the already established process. You will be a partner with other departments such as Customer Service, Quality assurance, Specialty, Maintenance, Production and others, making sure to understand their needs and provide assistance as needed, always keeping in mind that we are a service oriented department. You will demonstrate exceptional Leadership Skills in all communications with the team, leading by example, listening actively to their concerns and feedback while being respectful of them, their opinions and empathetic of their concerns. 

This is what you offer:

  • Good knowledge of SAP main frame system navigation including SAP’s WM/TRM/EWM warehouse management applications and use of RF scanning and mobile WIFI usage at the forklift level.
  • Need to be a licensed forklift operator and understand how to load and unload trucks in a safe manner. 
  • Excellent people skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership Qualities and skills
  • Must be able to read and write in English and have basic Math skills (i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication)
  • Good knowledge of shipping office functions and requirements.
  • Above average Excel skills and general knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 70 pounds.

This is what we offer:

Join a rapidly growing stable organization that offers a range of career development opportunities with a comprehensive salary and benefits package.


If you recognize yourself in this opportunity, please apply, sending an English version of your resume and cover letter by sending your resume.


At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint.

Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore. We encourage you to join our team!


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