Shift Manager

August 17, 2020

DSV – Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at

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Location: [[Laurens, SC]]
Job Posting Title: [[Shift Manager]]

The Shift Operations Manager is responsible for directing the daily activities of the warehouse, including labor scheduling, supervision and proper utilization of space, equipment, and manpower.


Maintain customer relations between UTi and the customer; manage staff in addition to employee development; coordinate warehouse operation maintenance of the facility and equipment; Implementation of safety, security, housekeeping and sanitation programs; staffing and budgeting; monitor Loading Service Performance; conduct process audits; responsible for inventory accountability; administrative record keeping of attendance, productivity and disciplinary actions; oversee shipping/receiving functions; maintain procedure and regulatory compliance.


Develop and direct programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility. Plan and schedule all distribution services including receiving, storing, and shipping, handling returned/damaged goods, maintenance and administrative activities to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner. Direct and oversee job assignments and plan daily labor schedules. Plan long-range needs based on sales forecasts and input from management. Make recommendations to senior management on programs to improve operations.

Labor Management:

Direct the operations of the warehouse supervisory personnel to achieve prescribed objectives. Develop and maintain a productive work team by helping create programs for hiring, training, and professional development. Match the skill and background of personnel to the work required. Apply sound communication and motivational techniques, create programs to supervise, counsel, and discipline subordinates. Implement an appropriate performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases, and terminations.


Develop procedures to ensure the efficient operation and utilization of all facility equipment. Monitor the cleanliness and working condition of all equipment and oversee adjustments and/r repairs as necessary. Develop, implement, and direct programs to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment, and property. Provide safety instruction to personnel as needed. Report all work-related injuries to personnel immediately. Provide immediate medical attention to injured employees as necessary. Assure compliance with appropriate government regulations.


Create and manage programs to keep tools and equipment in designated areas; schedule cleaning of equipment; store product in neat straight rows inside painted perimeters.

Customer Service:

Continually maintain a professional and courteous relationship with all customers. Audit operations to ensure service standards are being met.

Inventory Management:

Help ensure current and accurate inventory control through the managing of shipping and receiving guidelines.


Assure that customer orders are picked and shipped in a timely fashion. Develop and implement an effective receiving operation that minimizes cost and ensures receiving paperwork is processed accurately and promptly.


Participate in the preparation of revenue analysis and account analyses. Ensure the accurate and timely preparation, processing, distribution, and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding warehouse operations.

Other Duties

Other duties or responsibilities as requested by Management.


Manage employees in all facets of the daily operation to include enforcement of policies and procedures.

Responsible for communicating necessary information to direct reports as requested by Department Managers.

Responsible for evaluating and documenting the performance of all direct reports as needed.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 60,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.