Harper Industries was founded in 1998 by the staff ownership group, purchasing the assets of DewEze Manufacturing from the publicly held Owosso Corporation. Its products assist customers in the areas of ag, turf and mobile hydraulics. Harper’s sales have increased by an average of more than ten percent since the inception of Harper - total sales for Harper will exceed $24M in 2014. For more specifics on Harper’s products, visit www.harperindustries.com. Harper’s products are seen as the preferred products in the various markets they serve.

In addition, Harper Industries contract manufactures products under the Horsch name. Horsch is a German seeding and tillage company and Harper maintains a share of ownership of Horsch activities in North America.

Job Title

Shipping Supervisor

Overview of Position

Harper Industries has a full-time, immediate opening for a shipping supervisor. Some Saturday work may be required.

  • Proven supervisory ability and leadership
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to operate a forklift and load trucks
  • Familiar with DOT regulations
  • Strong customer service skills
General Job Responsibilities
  • Oversee all shipments inbound/outbound at HII (HII trucks, UPS, LTL, truckload)
  • Oversee shipping coordinator
  • Monitor pickers’ and packers’ productivity
  • Communicate with fleet coordinator on trucks and trailers
  • Communicate load ETA with dealers and sales team
  • Negotiate and provide freight quotes
  • Negotiate rates with all freight companies
  • Resolve short in shipment, damaged freight and erroneous shipping issues
  • Oversee RGA process and valve tank assemblies
  • Monitor back order process and communicate to appropriate parties
  • Perform regular whole good counts and maintain ship schedule
  • Monitor and maximize space needs for inventory
  • Assist with cycle counting and month-end/year-end inventory procedures
  • Conduct annual performance reviews
  • Study and standardize procedures to improve efficiencies and ability to expedite
  • Maintain good communication with production manager and other supervisors to prioritize tasks
  • All other duties as assigned

Position open: Immediately

Beginning Salary: Based on experience

Bonus: N/A

Application Instructions

For additional information or to apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume, 3-5 references the following email: careers@harperindustries.com