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Shipping Manager - Broomfield

Carefree of Colorado, a division of the Scott Fetzer Company and Berkshire Hathaway, is the world’s premier provider of awnings, shade products and accessories to the global Recreational Vehicle market and Marine OEM and Aftermarkets based in Broomfield, CO. Our industry position and financial strength have provided our employees solid careers with opportunity for professional growth throughout our 47 year history.  We continue to grow and are currently looking for an experienced Shipping Manager to join our team.

The Shipping Manager will manage the Shipping Department and traffic functions to ensure all finished goods inventory is stored, moved, and shipped in a safe, accurate, timely, and cost effective manner in collaboration with Production Planning and the Manufacturing departments.  Additionally, they will ensure the safety, training, and productivity of all shipping employees.


The Shipping Manager is responsible for:

  • Accounting for the accuracy of all Finished Good inventory transactions and shipment of all customer orders.

  • Executing shipping plan directed by scheduling department and customer requirements.

  • Coordinating customer delivery schedules to ensure smooth traffic patterns and on-time delivery.

  • Ensuring that all Shipping Department functions are performed within budget guidelines.

  • Taking part in carrier negotiations to ensure that Carefree of Colorado has the lowest freight expense and claims possible, while maintaining quality service and delivery times.

  • Hiring, training, reviewing, counseling, mentoring and disciplining all shipping personnel.

  • Establishing performance goals, training charts and department specific KPI’s.

  • Ensure all safety procedures are followed.

  • Direct the flow of packages from production to shipment.

  • Collaborate with Warehouse, Purchasing and other managers to optimize processes.


Shipping Manager Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous warehouse experience including shipping management

  • Previous Supervisory experience, including hiring and training as well as direct supervision of employees, including conducting performance reviews, counseling and disciplinary actions.

  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Continuous Improvement focused (previous Lean experience a plus)

We have built a strong manufacturing and assembly operation by embracing LEAN principles and investing in technology and our team members.  We take pride in the Quality, Value, Performance and Style our customers have come to expect.


We offer competitive wages, growth opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Various voluntary benefit plans

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Paid vacations and holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement and more


If you meet the above requirements for the Shipping Manager position and are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected], fax (303) 459-5103 or apply in person, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.


Please visit our web site at for more information regarding our company.

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