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Supervisor, Shipping/Receiving

Date: Oct 2, 2022

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments, and preparing items for shipment.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Studies shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Oversees incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Ensure compliance with all export/import law and procedures, tariffs and duties; licenses and restrictions.
  • Verifying compliance on AES filings. Insures Hazmat regulations are followed.- Monitors space requirements within shipping and receiving working areas.
  • Inspects material handling equipment or defects and notifies maintenance personnel.- Directs movement of inbound shipments from receiving platform to processing and ultimate distribution to storage and work areas.
  • Runs and analyzes weekly reports to ensure work is complete and accurate.
  • Interfaces and coordinates materials receipts or shipments with other Materials departments.
  • Maintains records on outbound shipments, delivery verification and shipping charges.
  • Requests quotes for shipping to get the best cost savings for the company.
  • Issues written and oral instructions.- Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.
  • Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates.
  • Adjust errors and complaints.- Overtime required.

Minimum Education

  • Associate’s Degree in applicable field.

Minimum Experience

  • + 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Previous Supervisory experience desired.
  • International shipping & receiving/trade compliance experience highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma