The Shipping & Receiving Clerk is responsible for the preparation and packaging of finished parts, receiving job material and other shipments.
- Comply with Company Policies, Safety Plans, Processes and Procedures; the Work Instructions and Processes of our Quality Management Systems; and the Standards as they apply to our Company.
- Contribute to the Company’s goal of continuous improvement: efficiency, production, quality, on-time delivery, etc.
- Regular and punctual attendance
- Safely operate forklift and hand truck
- Prepare and package parts for delivery by choosing the packaging method which offers the best possible protection for the finished product, or as per customer’s regulatory requirement
- Insure freight carriers load and secure products safely in a way that minimizes potential damage to the product
- Maintain a clean and organized shipping and receiving area
- Regularly inspect shipping supplies and maintain an adequate inventory
- Verify that any product or chemical received and in use is listed in our Hazardous Chemical Inventory List; has a matching SDS (Safety Data Sheet) filed in the red SDS binder; and has labeling compliant with Hazard Communication standards.
- Verify received material against purchase order/shipper; track on Material Receiving Log; and alert supervisor of any damage, shortage or nonconformance
- Move scrap bins in and out of the shop
- Back-up the shop assistant position
- Work overtime and weekends if required
- Schedule pickup and shipment of products
- Communicate with brokers and carriers on shipments from pick up to delivery
- Communicate with other departments to get precise information on shipments, freight quotes etc.
- Get freight quotes for current and future shipments
- Work with our sales department and other departments on quotes and shipping plans for orders
- Inspect incoming freight for damage, properly document, file and follow-up on freight claims as needed
Assist in general maintenance; assist shop personnel and perform other duties as needed or assigned
The preceding functions are provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodation as needed.
Interaction with our customers, outside processors, vendors; and the shop and office staff
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
- High school graduate/GED
- Communicate in English: read, write, verbal as it relates to the job and when meeting with customers or vendors
- Perform math functions such as add, subtract, divide, multiply, fractions
- Understand the flow of work processes
- Ability and willingness to work independently in a team environment
- Receive instruction and then prioritize and execute tasks in order of importance
- Be able to adapt to priority or work changes
- Able to tell when something is wrong or about to go wrong
- Work with attention to detail and accuracy
- Use judgment, deductive reasoning, and decision making to problem solve or troubleshoot
- Engage in active listening
- Be self-motivated; have a sense of accountability and urgency; work efficiently and with minimal supervision
- Use shop tools as needed to complete job tasks
- Capable of using software such as Excel, Word, Outlook and we based programs
- Able to lift and move heavy items.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATES
Must possess a valid driver license at all times with a driving record which is satisfactory to our insurance company and be able to be certified to drive a forklift.
The physical demands of this job include the use of hands, arms, and fingers; manual dexterity; standing; walking quickly; bending over and lifting; twisting; squatting; carrying; reaching forward and above your head; moving or pushing; lifting up to 50 pounds; using a step or extension ladder; operating a pallet jack and forklift; and sitting for an hour and long periods of time. Vision demands include close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception and ability to focus.
The work environment is typical of a manufacturing warehouse. The noise level varies. The shop is not climate controlled so the temperature in the shop is equal to the temperature outdoors. You’ll encounter moving mechanical parts and machine vibrations; compressed air; propane powered forklift; pallets and shelving of metal material; grinders/grinding wheels; metal chips; barrels and buckets of coolant; solvents, lubricants and layout/staining fluids, etc. Hearing demands include the ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds, and to listen for and identify changes to normal machining sounds.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions.