Shipping/WPL Manager

January 8, 2022
Harbeson, DE


Coordinate daily sales orders with Corporate Sales, Production Processing, WPL, and Shipping to meet product mixes required by customers on a timely basis.


Education and/or Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Business, Poultry Science, or related field and a minimum of one year of poultry experience or a minimum of five years supervisory experience in poultry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • PC skills required (MS Office)-Basic
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills are required- Advanced
  • High degree of attention to detail- Advanced
  • Excellent Communications skills as frequent communication is required with management and staff. – Advanced
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions in a manner that is consistent with the essential job functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the Vision, Mission, and Values of the Organization.
  • Develop and implement Action Plans and Key Performance initiatives to meet annual budget, Operating Plan, Balanced Scorecard, and Agristat’s metrics.
  • Obtain sales orders from Corporate which are realistically obtainable within the required customer’s time frame.
  • Responsible for the safety and health of employees, which includes but is not limited to, safety and health awareness and training, accident prevention and incident investigations, and safe work practices.
  • Provide each Shift Manager with the sales product mix to allow for proper mechanical set up of processing equipment.
  • Direct accurate manifesting and loading of poultry on 20+ dress haul loads per working day.
  • Maintain quality by keeping accurate inventories, rotating products in the coolers, and keeping uniform pallet stacking.
  • Maintain proper staffing as authorized.
  • Responsible for safety, loss prevention, departmental training, and discipline within the department.
  • Provide continuous information to Shift Manager relative to production, WPL and shipping. Works closely with Superintendent of Second Processing on production progress.
  • Provide assistance to the Shift Manager on special projects as required.
  • Develop and cross train personnel to provide backup for vacation and illnesses.
  • Work within Allen Harim Management System.
  • All other related duties as assigned.