Studies customer orders and assigns equitable distribution of workload among order pickers to ensure timely and efficient processing of orders and to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping schedules. Screens orders for problems, including freezable products in winter, meltable products in warm weather, improper levels of empty gelatin caps and related substances. Oversees order picking activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and good condition of shipments, and that shortages are listed. Directs and assists order pickers to locate and pick orders from manual work orders and place product in boxes in preparation for shipment. Directs and assists order pickers to assemble customer orders from stock and place orders on pallets, mark materials with identifying information, and convey orders to packing station or shipping department. Directs movement of orders from warehouse shelves, through order picking, verifying, and packing.Determines when to ship orders and compiles records of filled orders including weight and shipping charges. Prepares bills of lading.