Shipping & Receiving Manager

Flutes Hanna Ave LLC, 1102 W Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America ● Greenwood, IN, USA Req #791
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Flutes Hanna, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schwarz Partners and corrugated manufacturing industry leader, currently has an exciting opportunity available for Shipping & Receiving Manager on the southside of Indianapolis, IN! The Shipping & Receiving Manager manages and directs the daily activities in the Shipping and Receiving Department to ensure that products are shipped in timely manner in accordance with shipping documents and instructions. The Shipping & Receiving Manager also oversees and directs the overall loading and unloading of products and efficient movement of finished products in the warehouse. The shipping/receiving Manager Oversees all shifts, Dispatcher, Lead Men, & dedicated drivers. Negotiates, approves & makes the decisions on all freight carriers & rates to ensure best cost savings for company. Ability to manage multiple activities in a fast-paced environment.

Flutes Hanna truly values our employees as our greatest asset, and we strive to support both you and your family at work and in life.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversee and direct incoming and outgoing shipping activities, including verification and record-keeping functions, to ensure proper material handling, accuracy, completeness and satisfactory condition of shipments, and compliance with shipping specifications.
  • Supervise, manage, coordinate and direct the workforce by establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with staff, developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, providing guidance to employees to sustain morale, efficiency, harmony and high productivity to accomplish tasks and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Analyze problems, evaluate and recommend best solutions, and make decisions related to personnel and department activities.
  • Study, control and maintain efficient records of incoming items, shipping notices, bills of lading, work schedules and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping schedules and deadlines. Communicates with appropriate recipients for timely and efficient action.
  • Create and maintain a safe working environment by ensuring that company and safety policies are enforced properly.
  • Develop, establish, and implement systems and procedures to improve the day-to-day activities in the shipping and receiving department.
  • Inspect, determine, and implement space requirements and positions of finished products in the trailer to ensure products will not be damaged during shipment.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations. DOT, NAFTA.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Regular and predictable attendance. 24/7 on call.
  • Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing  work;  appraising performance;   rewarding  and  disciplining   employees;   conflict   resolution;   team   building;  coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance.
  • Knowledgeable of and able to effectively use all shipping related functions within the Axiom Operating system.


Required Education & Experience:

  • 5 years' minimum management experience specifically in the shipping department.
  • Requires experience with and knowledge of shipping rules, regulations and documentations.
  • College degree, preferred.
  • 5 years' experience in the corrugated box industry, preferred.

Flutes Hanna requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Must be proficient in MS office programs and other in-house shipping software.
  • Strong communications skills (verbal and writing).
  • Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization.
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills and the ability to resolve problems, conflicts and complaints, preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail & Strong work ethic, preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible hours or extended hours, preferred.

Physical Demands:

Requires standing for a long periods of time, sitting, speaking, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, pushing,  stooping, stretching, reaching, twisting, pulling, lifting,  hearing, seeing, and walking  are  generally required to  perform the functions  of this position.


As an industry leader Flutes Hanna offers:

  • 52 weeks per year of job stability and opportunities for growth and career development.
  • Exceptional pay and great, affordable benefits (including life, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match and more).
  • 11 paid holidays, overtime pay, and vacation time.
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and career advancement.
  • Highly rewarding Bonus program paid monthly! You are eligible for the Bonus program from your first day of employment.
  • A clean facility, featuring state-of-the-art technology.
  • A respectful, empowering, team-oriented and employee-friendly environment.


If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking team with a family feel, culture of excellence, and customer-focused reliability, we want you to be a part of our team!


Our organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Other details

  • Job Family Shipping
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $80,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $100,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Flutes Hanna Ave LLC, 1102 W Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
  • Greenwood, IN, USA