Shipping & Receiving Associate

We are looking for a team player who is seeking a challenge in a fast-paced work environment. This position is 50% coordination duties and 50% material handling duties.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Compare shipping routes/methods and arrange for the transportation of products via outside carriers and/or Griffin vehicles and drivers
  • Pack, crate, palletize, wrap and label product for shipment using a variety of tools
  • Load product for shipment either manually or via forklift truck
  • Communicate shipping schedules of products with project managers
  • Prepare documents using a computerized system, such as bills of lading, pack slips and inventory control tags
  • Unload incoming product either manually or via forklift truck
  • Examine incoming shipments for accuracy, and deliver to various departments either manually or via forklift truck
  • Track location and inventory quantities of product using a computerized system
  • Correspond with shipping companies to rectify problems such as damages or freight delays
  • Keep product organized, inventoried and items marked
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies and maintain inventory of stock
  • Perform periodic inventory cycle counts
  • Organize shop and warehouse, making sure it is clean and safe
  • Daily scheduling of drivers and shop helpers
  • Create and update work instructions
  • Coordinate housekeeping and maintenance tasks
  • Support the Company policies and procedures and assure the consistent application of those policies

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in shipping and receiving including logistics coordination
  • Able to continuously lift up to 50lbs, bend, stretch, kneel, and twist while handling product on a daily basis
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required
  • Experience in safely operating a forklift truck
  • Organized and able keep detailed, neat & accurate records
  • Able to work in and contribute to a team environment
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced environment and a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude when faced with changing priorities and multiple tasks
  • Well versed in transportation, DOT regulations and trucking laws
  • Knowledge of safety requirements of a shipping and manufacturing environment
  • Intermediate computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, warehouse management systems, and database systems
  • Able to work and communicate with a diverse set of personalities

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