Assistant Shipping Manager

Bassett   Newton, NC   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on September 12, 2023

The Assistant Shipping Manager supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in verifying and keeping records on outgoing shipments and preparing items for shipment by performing the following duties: 

Key Responsibilities and Experience

  • Studies shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders and other records to determine shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules. 
  • Oversees outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and condition of shipments
  • Determines space requirements and positions of shipment in trailers
  • Inspects loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications and seals loaded truck doors. 
  • Inspects material handling equipment for defects and notifies maintenance personnel for repair
  • Directs movement of shipments form shipping and receiving platforms to storage and work areas 
  • Issues written and oral instructions
  • Makes suggestions to improve efficiencies 
  • Makes sure all supplies are in the work area
  • Enforce company rules and regulations to employees 
  • Makes staffing suggestions as needed 
  • Completes staffing evaluations 
  • Other duties may be assigned. 

Experience & Abilities

2 years experience in managing a shipping warehouse

Ability to successfully lead/manage a team

Ability to communicate  effectively with management

Excel, AS400 and JDE software knowledge preferred 

Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more

This job requires standing, walking and sitting


Bassett Furniture Industries is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran, status or other protected category.   Bassett is dedicated to ensuring that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated consistently during employment, without regards to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status or other protected category.