Warehouse Supervisor - Shipping

Ref#: 27892
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Riverside, NJ, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster ChildrenÂ’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for directing, delegating, coordinating and overseeing the workflow in Shipping on 1st shift. The supervisor will build morale while enhancing areas of strength and improving areas of weakness.
Hours are Monday - Friday 5 AM to 1:30 PM.


  • Supervise 10-20 employees in a distribution environment on a shipping dock, the employees are responsible for: palletizing cartons, metering orders, manifesting paperwork, wrapping, staging, loading, working reports, following company policy/procedures & safety measures and staying for OT as required

  • Monitor the continuous flow of distribution to customers both domestic/international

  • Prepare and ship orders according to work flow agenda (wave schedule); meeting daily financial projections.

  • Participate daily in all work related department tasks when and where needed to reach projections.

  • Responsible for scanning on the dock

  • Also oversee Full Case duties



  • College degree or commensurate work experience

  • Supervisory experience

  • Experience working in a distribution warehouse

  • Experience delegating work

  • Experience meeting daily quotas/standards

  • Ability to work well and effectively under pressure

  • Shipping dock experience

  • Equipment certifications: forklift and pallet jack

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Computer skills: EOT, WMS, AL, Scheduling website

  • MS office, including intermediate Access capabilities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to motivate employees

  • Ability to adhere to all safety standards & company policy/procedures

  • Ability to stand on feet for entire shift and walk long distances

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Work daily OT and weekends as needed

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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