Shipping Leader

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Manufacturing & Industrial


Metal Prep® has been an industry leader since 1972, supplying high quality, pre-painted, hot-rolled steel to the construction industry. Our advanced production facilities have the distinctive capability of painting and slitting hot-rolled steel coil for use in a wide variety of structural shapes. In addition to providing toll-processing services for customer-owned steel, Metal Prep® also markets single-invoice pre-painted packages.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.




The Shipping Leader is responsible and accountable for operations of all functions within the Shipping Department.


Responsibilities include ensuring safety, quality, cost, and on-time deliveries.  The Shipping Leader will be responsible for the leadership of 10 (+) team members depending on shift. Responsible for overseeing the operation of the entire Shipping Department, including the loading of trucks, packing of stores, the coil warehouse


  • Training/coaching loaders and warehouse workers in order to meet our company's goals and objectives
  • Constant communication with all departments in the plant regarding order status
  • Continuously seeking new and innovative ways to solve problems while maintaining focus on continues improvement
  • Supporting team members to implement quality and productivity improvements through continuous improvement projects
  • Balancing safety, quality, productivity, and employee morale to achieve positive results in all areas
  • Prepare and conduct daily departmental meetings focusing on safety, quality, and productivity
  • Assisting Human Resources related functions, which will include employee hiring and retention, performance reviews, progressive discipline and enforcement of CENTRIA's policies and procedures
  • Maintenance of all required paperwork involved with shipping process.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic math skills, including fractions and decimals
  • Basic computer knowledge a plus
  • Previous background in shipping desired
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Must be able to pass Drug screen and background check
  • Must be able to pass pre-hire assessment criteria
  • Must be a self-motivated team player who is safety-conscious
  • Must be detail-oriented with a strong commitment to quality


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