Progress Rail Services Corp. Shipping Supervisor in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Auto req ID: 3504BR
Posting Title: Shipping Supervisor
Job Category: Transportation & Logistics
City: Winston Salem
State: North Carolina
Alternative Work Location: NC

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to managing all departmental personnel supporting DC Aftermarket Shipping. Working directly with other departmental leadership to ensure all customer orders ship on time per the plan.

Key Job Elements

•Monitor/Improve departmental safety

•Determine and manage customer priorities and adjust section staffing to meet customer requirements as needed

•Drive escalation of at risk shipments and resolve issues as needed

•Determine overtime needs and prioritize resources to support customer needs

•Drive accountability within department and decide when disciplinary action is necessary

•Suggest changes in equipment and drive process efficiencies

•Evaluate, assess and identify training needs of work force

•Conduct process improvement dialogs to drive continuous improvement

•Communicate with other DC leadership to drive appropriate customer shipping priorities

•Escalate to necessary support leadership within Transportation, Customer Service and Planning

Education / Training

• High School Diploma or equivalent;

• Minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience;

• 4 year degree desired.

Qualifications and Experience

•Intermediate level skills of Microsoft Office(Excel/Word/Powerpoint)

•Ability to comfortably present to team members and other area Leaders

•Good working knowledge of labor rules and regulations

•Strong interpersonal/organizational/ communication/prioritization skills a must

•Strong ERP system knowledge

•Warehouse shop floor environment w/ 30% shop floor time required.

•Infrequent need to physically move material.

•Must be able to team lift up to 55 lbs

•Must be able to push and pull up to 125 lbs.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities