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Shipping Supervisor: Fernley, NV

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Fernley, NV, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 6706 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Warehouse / Distribution                                             

Work Location :  Reno, NV (Whse) 

State or Province : Nevada (US-NV)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Nevada : Fernley 



  • Supervises Shipping department workflow to ensure optimum service levels and RE (reasonable expectancies) is maintained.
  • Monitors appropriate shipping areas to ensure proper service levels are maintained.
  • Ensures dock area is secure.
  • Oversees service levels to ensure delivery trucks depart on time and as scheduled and ensures back-up delivery service if required.
  • Supervises loading of drop shipments into delivery trucks.
  • Prepares bills of lading.
  • Resolves customer issues.
  • Utilizes AL system to perform daily uploads and close-outs.
  • Monitors and orders loose-fill (peanuts) material.
  • Conducts weekly department meetings to foster communication and discuss improvement opportunities.
  • Operates basic and advanced warehouse vehicles (i.e., electric pallet jack, forklift, turret truck and/or order picker).
  • Delegates to/through work team coach to ensure smooth processes flow.
  • Promotes safe work practices.
  • Tracks and submits weekly reports regarding catalog shipments and transfers processed.
  • Attends cross-functional meetings regarding new procedures or improvements to the current system.
  • Resolves manifest issues, as needed.
  • Supports associate involvement in safety through team engagement in the Safety Culture.
  • Actively engages in continuous improvement efforts within the department using assessment tools to mitigate risk.
  • Documents attendance, submits payroll information, and conducts reviews for large associate base.
  • Performs all duties inherent in the role of MSC supervisor as defined in the MSC code of conduct including hiring, termination, review and development of associates.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.


  • In order to meet customer service requirements, associates can be temporarily re-assigned to other warehouse functions.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • High school diploma or the equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two years job-related experience required.



  • Knowledge of MSC’s product offerings required.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software required.
  • Knowledge of AS/400 and Manifest systems required.
  • Basic computer literacy required.
  • Basic knowledge of packing and shipping process.
  • Must obtain MSC license to drive distribution center vehicles within specified time requirements.



  • Bending to lift items from the floor and racks required.
  • Lifting items between 25 and 50 pounds required.
  • Ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet required.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time required.



  • Position may require a valid states driver’s license.



Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


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