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LaForce is one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions and services in the United States. As a result of continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Shipping/Receiving Supervisor based out of our Austin location. This is an ideal position for an individual with previous Shipping & Receiving Leadership Experience in a warehouse setting.

This position will be responsible for leading the daily activities of our Austin Shop (frame welding, door conversion), and delivery/warehouse planning, organizing and coordinating of available materials and labor resources.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure weekly delivery schedule for all materials required to fulfill orders is being met. Coordinate delivery with customers, LaForce sales, project managers and installation subcontractors.
  • Lead shop and fleet maintenance efforts. Maintain the delivery trucks, installation van, forklifts and all shop equipment. Coordinate vehicle maintenance with the fleet manager.
  • Spearhead safety, quality control and problem solving in day to day shop activities.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all inquiries regarding the Austin shop and manpower.
  • Support and direct departmental activities for safe work methods. Conduct monthly safety meetings using materials provided by the corporate safety director.
  • Monitor and maintain optimum workload level for Austin shop. Communicate with sales staff and Green Bay hollow metal department when workload varies from established standard.
  • Work with LaForce installation project managers and LaForce installers/subcontractors to ensure pre-hardwared doors are completed and shipped in a timely manner.
  • Layout, fit and weld fabricated sheet metal components to assemble structural forms of hollow metal door frames.


  • Proven track record of leading and motivating people to work more efficiently
  • Associates degree or equivalent; and/or six months to one-year related experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills required
  • Strong computer skills required, experience with Microsoft AX is a plus
  • Previous welding & blue-print reading experience is a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Wellness and Volunteer Program
  • Excellent Corporate Culture
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Shipping/Receiving Technician  
Location Austin  
About the Organization Strength in its people. Strength in its industry.

If you're looking for a stable and growing company to call home, this is it! LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment. As LaForce grows, we have many opportunities for you to grow with us!

Established in 1954, LaForce has grown to be one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions, and services in the United States consisting of doors, frames, hardware, security integration, building specialties, and much more. We have expanded to a total of 14 locations in 7 different states and have roughly 600 employees. As a family owned business, LaForce values their employees and their talents. Come work for LaForce and find a place to develop your career.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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