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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Sr Shipping Supervisor

Job Req ID:  4471

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent


  • Supervise an extensive/complex department in Logistics with focus on Customer Shipments, Interplant Shipments, Warehousing, Empty Dunnage Distribution and Material Distribution
  • Ensure in-time customer supply based on Shipping Schedules
  • Ensure in-time Interplant-shipments and Material Distribution


Principle Activities

  • Lead and supervise (technically/disciplinary) an extensive/complex department in Logistics with multiple different functions and varied complex tasks
  • Plan and administer the budget in his/her area of responsibility, in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it
  • Monitor cost development/assure compliance with predetermined budgets/overheads/BDE time determinations and characteristics; implement corrective actions as needed, in cooperation with supervisor
  • Perform personnel planning in the area of responsibility as agreed to by the supervisor and in the appointment of employees in accordance with their qualifications.
  • Conduct shift and operations planning
  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; make personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor
  • Breaks down and prioritizes group targets for the employees and follows up the targets (takes suitable action in case of deviations from the targets) and evaluates target achievement.
  • Implement guidelines, processes and systems (e. g. HOST, BISS, TISS, customer portals) in his/her area of responsibility considering all standards within the DRÄXLMAIER Group
  • Support assurance of all functions in his/her area of responsibility; install KPI and monitor accordingly; implement measures in the event of deviations
  • Support the strategic planning of the department by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the group, within a short or medium-range time frame
  • Cooperate in identifying and developing suggestions for improvement (e.g. with regard to processes; equipment; IT-systems, etc.) implement the actions determined
  • Assure delivery-fulfillment and -quality by efficient use of machinery, material and equipment; according to the criteria of production planning/control and characteristics
  • Assure customer on-time delivery compliance to Shipping schedules
  • Monitors and optimizes transport capacity utilization, material usage and warehouse/empties stock and storage processes in terms of cost efficiency and availability
  • Early recognition of upcoming issues, setting of priorities in production in order to assure 100% on-time delivery
  • Support other departments in managing cross-functional assignments
  • Act as interface between Shipping, Production, Material Planning, Production Planning and customers
  • Support launches and phase-out-projects
  • Maintain basic data within the system and make sure that basic data is up-to-date at any time
  • Set priorities within stated times and goals
  • Assure compliance with process and procedural directives
  • Daily operational support and leadership of Shipping-related functions, processes and systems.
  • Implement safety, health and environmental protection regulations as part of legislation
  • Adheres to all the norms and regulations with regards to securing the health and safety of the reporting employees
  • Adheres to and fulfillment of the logistics norms of audits (such as TS 16949, customer demands) and the annual inventory.


Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

5-7 years experience

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina