Shipping Specialist I in Covington, TN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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Job Description

You can build things choose to be part of Welbilt: a company that values what you bring to the table, provides you with an opportunity to succeed, challenges your skills, grows your talent, makes safety a priority, and gives you the chance to build a real career? We'll work with you to ensure your career is filled with challenge, passion, pride, and satisfaction.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As Shipping Specialist, As a Shipping Specialist, you will perform varied administrative duties where you will need to be aware and sensitive of past or developing situations while exercising judgment and timely action to serve the customer. This position requires a wide latitude in planning and performance of assignments in accordance with policy or general Company practice, using a keen attention to detail.

Reporting directly to the Warehouse Supervisor, this position is based at the Welbilt Distribution Center in Covington, Tennessee.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review customer request; identify standard, options required, install as prescribed.

  • Arrange for outbound transportation. Track orders as needed.

  • Completes all documentation for shipment of goods including bills of lading, commercial invoices, export documents, truck manifest, etc.

  • Responsible for execution and communication of shipping change orders/updates.

  • Prioritize shipments taking into account customer status, unit availability, promised ship date, customer requests.

  • Maintain shipment and transaction data in the database.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in shipping and/or logistics is required.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel at the intermediate level required.

  • Experience with an ERP is preferred.
  • Strong logistics background including familiarity in working with LTL and Full Truck carriers is required.

  • Working conditions include a normal office environment including, with some exposure to warehouse floor.

*The Delfield Company in Covington, Tennessee manufactures and markets a complete line of foodservice equipment for restaurants, hotels and institutions (including prep tables, undercounter/worktop refrigeration, and blast chillers/freezers) and specializes in custom and reach-in refrigeration.  The Welbilt Distribution Center provides logistics for the Welbilt family of brands across the globe.  The facilities in Covington are a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of 12 award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,400 employees and operating 21 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit


Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.


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