Supervisor – Outbound Shipping at The Ohio State University

Supervisor – Outbound Shipping at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
October 24, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.


Duties and Responsibilities

Supervises the day-to-day operations of outbound shipping ensuring it is professionally managed and meets customer needs. Responsible for the adherence to established policies and procedures. Oversees the selection, development and training of staff to support a high performing delivery network operation to OSU's main campus. Monitors performance and activities of staff to meet and exceed campus customers. Assists with the formation of policies and procedures and recommends improvements for streamlined operations for dock operations, vehicle utilization, route optimization and utilizes the Package Tracking technology to measure, monitor and report on daily business metrics. Tracks, maintains and provides input to key performance indicators to monitor productivity.

Application deadline October 30, 2016

Position Requirements

Qualifications: 3-4 years’ experience in a transportation or distribution environment; experience with fleet management; supervisory experience; ability to lead and train others including giving directions and reviewing quality of work performed; detail-oriented and strong work ethic; adaptable and the ability to work well with others; self-starter with excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to effectively manage deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment; experience using Microsoft Office, inventory control, and package tracking systems; ability to lift 35 lbs.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.