Shipping & Export Control Supervisor
Scottsdale, AZ 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
At Firetrace, our purpose is to protect lives and livelihoods by eliminating the impact of fire.

The Shipping & Export Control Supervisor is a critical member of the Operations team.  The Shipping & Export Control Supervisor is responsible for shipping product from the Firetrace facility to all customer locations, including international shipments.  They will lead a team of shippers to manage daily workloads and tasks. They must be able to create all export documentation needed as well as fulfil special customer requirements.  In addition, maintaining safety and cleanliness within the warehouse always.
Firetrace is part of Halma plc (, a group of companies whose purpose is “to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.”  Halma plc was named Britain's Most Admired Company in 2020, providing innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today.  Firetrace is a growing niche fire suppression OEM that has been a part of Halma plc (LSE: HLMA) since 2015.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Coordinate movement of goods from Firetrace to destination within parameters required by customer
  • Source properly vetted and permitted carriers to haul shipment to destination
  • Create export documents and Haz documents
  • Create standard work for each international customer on requirements
  • Negotiate with carriers to secure space and pricing based on shipment requirements
  • Prepare shipments of finished products by skidding and banding, crating, wrapping, and packaging
  • Loading product for transportation
  • Manage shipping team members by assigning priorities and delegation of work
  • Complete performance review for shipping team members
  • Mentor and train other team members
  • Track all shipments and update sales team accordingly
  • Focus on exwork shipments to ensure freight forwarders are reaching out to shipping team members
  • Maintain a constant sense of urgency moving freight without sacrificing accuracy for speed
  • Interface with customers on a daily basis to ensure shipments are scheduled on time
  • Update customer contacts with booking confirmations and tracking once product has left the facility
  • All other duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years of logistics experience in international environment preferred
  • Hazmat certified
  • Experience maneuvering pallet jack and forklift driving certification preferred.
  • Experience managing employees
  • High School or GED degree.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must be able to set priorities
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office applications (excel, word, outlook, etc.) and ability to learn GP ERP system.
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Other competencies – Basic math, writing, and oral communication abilities.
  • Physical demands – ability to lift up to 50lbs., stand/walk continuously and perform physical tasks.
Firetrace offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programs including great health insurance benefits, 401(k) matching, profit sharing, career mobility and tuition reimbursement opportunities.

About Halma
Halma offers very high levels of autonomy to its operating companies, while providing support when needed, with a particular focus on talent development and investment in people. See for more information.  If you’re interested in working for a business whose primary focus is to protect and improve the lives of people around the world, you’ve come to the right place. We aim to be a company that does good work, and that’s good to work for.  Our operating companies develop and create technologies that have a real, positive impact on people’s lives and health, businesses’ safety, and the world’s life-critical resources.  Halma employs over 6,300 people in nearly 50 subsidiary businesses based in over 20 countries. Through innovation and acquisition, we have developed a portfolio of market-leading companies within our four sectors: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. Our purpose is to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, military or veteran status, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Any applicant who needs to request an accommodation to complete the application process should contact Kristie Aguirre by email:


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
$52,000 - $56,000
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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