Shipping Coordinator

Position: Shipping Coordinator
Location: Portland, ME
Employment Type: Full-time
Wage/Salary: Salary commensurate with experience

Company Information

Join Oakhurst Dairy’s exciting and growing team!

It’s time to join New England’s foremost dairy company with a 96-year history of leadership in the industry. Delivering the “Natural Goodness of Maine” since 1921, Oakhurst Dairy is a company you can be proud to work for. Located in Portland, Maine, our company is one of New England’s key employers offering:

* Local management

* Excellent compensation and benefits

* Pride in the product you will represent

It’s about more than milk — it’s our heartfelt pledge to people throughout New England to honor what Maine stands for — by offering the purist, freshest, most delicious products, while standing up for what’s right, for our customers, for farmers, and for the environment. All of our milk is sourced from local farms in Maine and our facilities meet the highest quality-control standards. We produce fresh, wholesome milk and dairy products, which are backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

In 2014, Oakhurst was acquired by Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy farmer-owned cooperative. Oakhurst is a wholly owned subsidiary of DFA and continues to operate independently.

Position Description

The 2nd shift Shipping Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all truck and trailer movement between two warehouses, scheduling of route loading, and inventory in the warehouses. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be able to multitask.

Primary activities to include: schedule all route loading, coordinates all truck and trailer movement to ensure all routes are being loaded to the highest efficiency standards, ensures inventories are accurate at all times, and load and unload trailers as needed.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in shipping/warehouse environment required
  • Develop proficiency with warehousing software including handheld computer devices.

Self-motivated, dependable individual with a focus on accuracy and accountability.

Operate in accordance with state, federal and OSHA regulations.

Strong computer skills

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work in a cold environment (34F)

Excellent written and oral skills are a must

Multi-tasking abilities

Excel in a fast-paced environment

Able to operate electric pallet jack, clamp truck and high reach truck

Educational Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent


Some of the benefits that our full-time employees enjoy include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K with employer contributions
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 3 1/2 weeks paid vacation after one year of employment
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness membership reimbursement

Contact Information

Please submit your resume online. If you have questions about the position or would like to speak to someone at Oakhurst prior to submitting your application, you may email or call 207-772-7468.

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