Shipping Associate - 1st & 2nd Shift

The Shipping Associate II is responsible for enforcing procedures and processes for production associates involved in pick/pack/ship, unloading and loading trucks, stocking shelves, fulfilling purchase orders, and keeping the area clean and organized.

  • 1st Shift - 8:00am-4:30pm
  • 2nd Shift - 4:30pm-12:30am
  • Perform the shipping functions including: 
    • Receiving finished product, inspect, identify and put away, checking for accuracy of count and quality of products
    • Receive and process outgoing materials, including checking packaging, labeling and shipping method to ensure quality and on time products
  • Receive and process outgoing materials, including checking packaging, labeling and shipping method to ensure quality and on time products
  • Handle returns and exchanges by ensuring that reverse distribution processes are followed properly
  • Oversee daily activities for all shipping and receiving personnel
  • Ensure accurate fulfillment of customer orders
  • Record and track items picked and shipped
  • Operate the ERP system accurately
  • Operate required entry into UPS and FedEx shipping software (Domestic and International)
  • Quote, route and manage LTL shipments using approved 3PL
  • Point of contact in Shipping for Sales and Customer Service Teams
  • Identify damage, loss, or surplus of goods and materials stored in the warehouse
  • Maintain records of all activities and processes pertaining to shipping
  • Assist in inventory counts
  • Follow all safety codes
  • Carry out tasks as assigned by the Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend meeting as assigned 
  • Maintain cleanliness of your work area
  • Daily clock in/out for shift and/or applicable breaks
  • If all work is completed, please notify your manager
  • Maintain good standing with company attendance policy and physically attend all shifts when scheduled; this position is not eligible for remote capabilities
  • Report all accidents directly to Human Resources and follow all safety and hazard communication procedures
  • Perform all other duties as directed by management

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Documentation, reporting, organization, mechanical aptitude, data-entry, telephone skills, customer relations, listening and verbal/written communication, multi-tasking, dependability and emotional control. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and regular attendance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.  The employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, hands or feet; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouch or crawl.

WORKING ENNIRONMENT

Production environment, which will include constant noise throughout the day.  Certain areas of production will require PPE of either hearing and/or eye protection.  Environment will include odors and minor variances in temperatures.  Production environment requires closed toe shoes, be conscious of work being performed and stay in walking paths whenever possible outside of assigned areas.  All individuals must walk with their head up in all areas of the building, parking lot and grounds being conscious of moving vehicles, forklifts, and other potential hazards.

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Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, Previous experience in shipping within a high-volume environment is required. Prior lead/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general communication. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, sales representatives, vendors, and production staff.
  • Ability to count, number sequencing, add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems, LTL and 3PL experience preferred. Experience shipping domestic and international parcel shipments using FedEx Ship Manager and UPS Worldwide preferred.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Our Benefits & Perks

  • Complimentary Lunches, Popcorn, and Beverages!
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay for Full-Time Employees
  • Education & Training Reimbursement
  • Work Performance Recognition Programs
  • Company-Sponsored Social Events and Recreation Room
  • Perfect Attendance Reward Program
  • Employee Referral Incentive
  • 100% Company Paid Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K Enrollment Including Company Match       
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Annual Onsite Flu Clinic