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Shipping Supervisor

Posting ID:     18773
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile Plant (AL02) 

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:

The Shipping Supervisor coordinates activities to ensure customer orders are shipped in a timely manner and in accordance with the order dates and receives lumber and ensures other materials shipped into the plant are taken care of in a timely manner.  The position verifies and enters information into the Edge software system to keep records for inventory, shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders and other records.  Directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving and participates in monthly inventory process.


Successful candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and work as a team player; must work in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness, keep work area neat and clean, work regularly scheduled shift and any scheduled overtime. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer to vendors and carriers
  • Ensures all orders are shipped in a timely and accurate manner
  • Receives lumber and other materials into the plant and distribute as per operational plans
  • Verifies and enters information into data system
  • Maintains records for inventory, shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, etc.
  • Coordinates with other departments as necessary



  • Minimum 3 years of experience in shipping and/inventory management
  • 2-5 years of experience with inventory management business tools
  • Post-secondary education considered an asset
  • Efficient communication skills
  • Customer focus and detail oriented
  • Self-organized
  • Strong work ethics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

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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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al

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