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Employer: Smithfield
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Employment Type: Full Time

Smithfield Foods of Sioux Falls, SD is looking for a Supervisor to oversee our Shipping and Receiving department. Applicants must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.

 Work Area Overview:

  • Fast paced product handling, shipping and receiving environment

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of our high volume material handling and shipping department

  • Average >50 truckload shipped/received per day (Monday through Saturday)

  • Oversees 25-35 employees and approximately $400 million in annual sales

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supervises the shipping crew and adheres to loading standards, times and efficiencies. Schedules the days/evening's work load and prioritizes the shipments. Communicates with scheduling and corporate as daily needs and requirements of the shipping operation change.

  2. Operates spotter tractor to move trailers in and out of docks at the plant.

  3. Reviews all shipments prior to billing and executes all billing and invoicing functions.

  4. Prepares necessary reports, providing explanations of any inventory adjustments or discrepancies. Distributes reports to Accounting department.

  5. Monitors labor costs and pallet costs to include Chep usage and inventories, monitors warehouse inventories, making adjustments when necessary.

  6. Monitors safety issues. Conducts safety inspections on a weekly basis. Monitors forklift checklist to ensure their safe operation. Monitors/conducts timely yard checks on trailer operation and fuel consumption.

  7. In the absence of key personnel the employee’s supervisor or qualified designee (one that has been trained in the key employee's duties) is responsible to complete or delegate the completion of all required tasks and responsibilities.

Preference will be given to individuals with food industry experience.
• High school diploma or GED and four year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Forklift, electric pallet jack and spotter tractor licenses required.
• Strong organization and good communication skills.
• Good time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
• Understanding of inventory processes and ability to navigate SAP, ADC and Intermec Janus scanning hardware, preferred.
• Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Good mechanical understanding and general knowledge of refrigeration units and trailer functions is a plus.
• Bilingual is a plus.
• May be required to work long hours and weekends.

This is a salaried full-time position eligible for the Salaried Benefit Plan including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K savings plan, pension plan, paid vacation and holidays, employee assistance program, health and wellness programs and participation in the Management Incentive Plan (MIP) bonus program.

Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

Smithfield Foods participates in the E-Verify program.

Contact Information

Monica Derby
1400 N. Weber Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Phone: 605-330-3350

Other Information

Category(s): Management, Trucking/Transportation, Materials/Logistics
Industry: Manufacturing
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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