Welch Packaging
  • Romulus, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Welch Packaging, an industry leader with multiple locations throughout the Midwest, is sourcing qualified candidates for a Shipping Manager opportunity at our facility in Romulus, MI. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growth-oriented organization where you'll work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. The Shipping Manager is responsible for the coordination of material through the facility. This position directs receiving, banding, warehouse, shipper/loaders and delivery drivers to insure accurate, timely deliveries.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Purchasing and T/S Managers to ensure that product is unloaded/received to supply shipping needs in a timely manner.
  • Create load sheets based off of criteria provided by T/S Manager.
  • Direct shipping and warehouse personnel according to load sheets.
  • Ensure that all customer requirements are met during banding process (i.e. # of bands, stretch-wrap, pallets, core-pallets, etc.)
  • Coordinate with appropriate personnel on product flowing in/out/through the warehouse.
  • Schedule delivery drivers by run, start time, pick-up requirements, and additional runs as needed.
  • Schedule dock appointments and outside freight carriers as needed.
  • Maintain and direct preventative maintenance schedule as well as breakdown repairs on the fleet. Coordinate yearly DOT inspections as required.
  • Maintain all logs and required documentation for the fleet and drivers as required by law.
  • Monitor GPS Black Box system as a cost savings initiative towards fuel savings and efficiency of deliveries.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management.


  • Ability to use various operating systems.
  • Ability to use Excel, Power Point, and email communication.
  • Needs to be able to communicate effectively both verbally and via email.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of DOT regulations.


Join Welch Packaging today! Welch Packaging was founded upon the principle that making a difference was what mattered most. With a clear vision to provide the highest quality corrugated packaging experience.  Today, with 12 regional locations, 5 distribution centers and over 1000 employees, Welch Packaging remains dedicated to servicing the needs of local customers with custom cardboard boxes, creative packaging solutions, and a commitment to long-term relationships.  Welch Packaging has never wavered from the core values upon which it was founded.  Welch Packaging strives to make a difference in customers' business, associates' lives, and every community affected by its work. We believe associate training and development is the foundation of our success.  Welch Packaging has constant history of growth since it began in 1985.  Change is welcomed and encouraged for career growth with compensation for performance.

In addition to a competitive wage we offer competitive benefits package that includes a 50% match 401K up to 8% of your contributions, wellness incentives, contributions to your health savings account up to $700, 100% coverage on preventative care benefits including prescription medicines, medical, dental, vision, life and supplement life insurances. 

Apply today if you are interested in working in a dynamic, growing company and looking for a chance to become part of an exceptional team of professionals.

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