Shipping Supervisor

Prattville, AL, US, 36067

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

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Shipping Supervisor


The Shipping Supervisor is directly responsible for the safety of the warehouse, both of person and product, as well as the logistical flow and storage of all finished good products in the plant. This includes following James Hardie procedures and processes for daily trucking schedules and forward looking to understand what is coming the next day to pre-stage shipments for expediting.  Duties include ensuring all data is being recorded for daily metrics that will be provided to management which will include safety, Quality, Service and Cost. The Shipping Supervisor will take ownership of and be responsible for reporting out on these metrics. Duties will also include to coordinating and execution of our finished goods cycle count requirements


What You’ll Do:

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safety of person and products in the warehouse.
  • Execute the logistical flow of all things finished good products coming in and out of the plant by following the daily print out of trucks schedules to come to the plant and what needs to be on them.
  • Develop, maintain and communicate timely and accurate reporting of the warehouse KPI’s
  • Deliver service metrics that will enable adherence to company on-time service requirements for all trucks that get loaded and shipped out each day they are scheduled.
  • Manage put-away plans.
  • Manage and coordinate cycle counts of all finished good products.
  • Log trucks as they come in and out to track turnaround time.
  • Develop and maintain positive rapport with all James Hardie Employees.
  • Develop and implement cost saving measures

What You’ll Bring:


  • 3+ Years of experience preferred of equivalent warehouse/shipping experience
  • 3+ Years of supervisory experience over hourly personnel
  • Comfortable working in a largely self-directed environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Able to routinely operate a forklift


  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail orientated and strong follow up skills

What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!








James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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