Position:     Shipping Lead
Shift:            1st Shift
Location:     The Specialty Mfg. Co. – White Bear Lake, MN

Position Description:

  • The shipping lead oversees the shipping clerks. Helps organize the shipping area and coordinate the daily activities of the shipping staff.
  • Nonexempt position that reports to the Shipping / Receiving, and Warehouse Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Stage and fill orders with all required labels and paperwork.
  • Schedule trucks and special pick-ups.
    • UPS
    • FEDEX
    • TRUCKS
    • Other shipping services as needed
  • Receive inventory from in-house assembly and outside vendors per SMC procedures.
  • Complete international/DHL orders.
  • Help train shipping staff and help manage their day-to-day activities.
  • Communicate with Customers, Vendors and suppliers via e-mail and phone.
  • Schedule inbound/outbound freight using most cost-effective manner.
  • Troubleshoot inventory discrepancies and rectify inventory accordingly.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:


  • High School diploma or GED, or equivalent experience.


  • At least two years of warehouse experience. Shipping or receiving experience is a plus.


  • Computer skills
  • Forklift experience / license
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Factory environment.
  • Work must be performed on site during normal SMC business hours


Apply Now!

Print a copy of our application by clicking here. You may email the completed application as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to 651-846-5254.

Interested candidates may also email their resume to [email protected] (only .doc, .pdf or .txt formats will be accepted). Your information will be submitted to The Specialty Mfg. Co. Human Resources Department for review. Applications and resumes will be retained for one year. The Specialty Mfg. Co. is fully committed to the concept and equal practice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in all aspects of employment. The Specialty Mfg. Co. considers all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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