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Shipping Manager

Posting ID:     18485
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Darlington, SC, United States
Location:   Darlington Plant (SC05) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven experience in an industrial setting to join our team as a Shipping Manager.

As a member of Darlington's Mill Management Team, the Shipping Manager will be responsible for the coordination and timely and accurate shipment of all and truck orders. This position will also be responsible for the supervision, safety, and coordination of all forklift operators.

The individual will work closely with the Sawmill and Planer to ensure that all production and forecasting targets are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with forecasting planer production in accordance with Supply Chain directives
  • Supervision and coordination of all related production employees and equipment related to shipping
  • Determine & meet daily/weekly shipping requirements while achieving target inventories
  • Ensure that established safety, quality, cost, delivery, and employee engagement KPI's are met or exceeded on a consistent basis
  • Work with all personnel to ensure compliance in safety, environment, and company policies
  • Foster a culture of knowledge sharing with other personnel

The Candidate:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education with preference given to candidates with relevant post-secondary education
  • 2-5 years of Supervisory experience in a sawmill or related manufacturing industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with the ability to learn new programs
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities with the flexibility to effectively respond to continually changing internal and external business conditions
  • Demonstrated safe work behavior
  • Can build cooperative and trusting working relationships
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Highly organized, self-motivated
  • Basic knowledge of mobile equipment would be an asset

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Darlington, South Carolina
At just 4.5 square miles and with a population of fewer than 7,000, Darlington’s laid-back and relaxed environment affords freedom from the urban grind. Situated only one hour from the beach and from the nearest city, the family-oriented community of Darlington also offers low-cost living and convenience. For more information, visit

Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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