At Bensonwood, we strive to uphold the core values of quality, work ethic, teamwork, inclusivity, humility, and continuous improvement in everything we do. We are seeking a Shipping and Receiving Foreman to join our growing team!


Position Summary 

The Shipping and Receiving Foreman, working in collaboration with the Director of Shipping Receiving and Logistics and overseeing Forklift Support, will be responsible for helping to maintain the production facility in a clean, orderly, and easily accessible manner while processing incoming and outgoing deliveries utilizing lean principles. This full-time role will be based in our Keene, NH production facility. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Reviews and provides feedback for Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 
  • Tracks maintenance for the forklifts / Gradall 
  • Trains Shipping and Receiving Associates / cross training / SOP training 
  • Oversight of yards at our Walpole and Keene facilities  
  • Lean implementation 
  • Documentation maintenance of shipping and receiving records 
  • Enforces & implements safety protocols and procedures 
  • Forklift operation 
  • Assists with inventory  
  • Provides back up coverage for Shipping and Receiving Associates when needed 
  • Assists in completing general daily tasks 
  • Oversees and enforces quality control 
  • Supervises Shipping and Receiving Associates 


The Ideal Candidates Will Have 

  • Forklift Operator Certification 
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record 
  • Ability to:
    • Drive various forklifts
    • Lift at least 50 lbs
    • Work safely and effectively at high elevations
    • Work safely and accurately utilizing forklift, heavy machinery, and sharp tools
    • Safely operate hazardous equipment
    • Work in varying weather conditions and temperatures
    • Work overtime if required
    • Ability to utilize various techniques to achieve results 


Additional Attributes for Success 

  • Positive, can-do team player  
  • Desire for continuous learning through in-house trainings 
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to give clear direction  
  • Effective time management skills 
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
    • Complete assignments accurately
    • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Computer literacy with the ability to work in all Microsoft applications (Office, Teams, Excel Outlook etc.,)
    • Strong belief in customer service with outside vendors and peers 
    • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned and to work outside scheduled hours when necessary 

Compensation & Benefits 

  • $22 - $26 per hour based on skill-level and experience
  • Benefits include: 
    • Health Insurance 
    • 8 Paid Holidays 
    • Paid Time Off
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Dental insurance
    • Voluntary Vision Insurance
    • Voluntary Short-term Disability
    • 401(K)
    • Profit Sharing  

More about Bensonwood and our values:  

Our commitment to quality craftsmanship and next-generation technology is reflected in our approach to creating homes and commercial structures that prioritize the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. We specialize in customizable standards-based architecture and offer fully custom design/build services for projects requiring the highest levels of energy efficiency and minimal on-site building time. 

Teamwork and inclusivity are important aspects of our company culture. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to achieving our goals, and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women and minorities to apply. 

At Bensonwood we recognize that a good work ethic is important, there is always room for improvement, and we are constantly seeking ways to do better. We prioritize continuous improvement by staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and trends, and by always looking for ways to innovate and improve our processes. 

We believe that everyone on our team plays an important role in achieving our goals, and that nobody is above a job that needs to be done. We approach our work with humility, recognizing that we are part of a larger community and that our actions have an impact. 

Our commitment to sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and we take every opportunity to minimize waste and prioritize the use of bio-based non-toxic and low embodied energy materials. Whether it's a small task or a large project, we approach every job with the same level of dedication and attention to detail, because we know that each and every action we take has an impact on our community and our planet. 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans. 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.