Shipping Supervisor

Thombert, an advanced manufacturer with a record of growth and success, is looking for a Shipping Supervisor to be located in Newton, IA.  Thombert is the leading manufacturer of polyurethane wheels & tires for electric forklifts and rubber track tractors.  We have manufacturing facilities in Newton, and Brooklyn, Iowa.  To apply, please email our Human Resources team with your resume here.

Job Summary

This person will be responsible for the training, development, and supervision of warehouse employees across three (3) shifts.  Primary functions are to develop a high-performing production team that ships orders accurately and on-time.  Within this role, there is a focus to support an environment of continuous process improvement and optimization, reduce waste, and improve productivity.  Additionally, this person will participate in daily production meetings to report on daily shipments and work closely with other departments to meet department goals.

Background & Qualifications

  • 4-year degree preferred; general business or trade focus
  • Minimum 4 years of prior supervision within manufacturing and shipping/warehousing
  • General manufacturing skills:  measuring tools, blueprint reading, supervisory, etc.
  • ISO training & continuous process improvement training including root cause analysis


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