Shipping & Receiving Associate

Posted on February 2024


Under the direction of the Material Manager, the Shipping/Receiving Associate packs and prepares customer orders for shipping, receives material and equipment, loads and unloads trucks according to established procedures. The Shipping/Receiving Associate responsibilities also include picking up and delivering materials for outside processes, inspecting electrical, mechanical and completes a visual inspection of piece parts, and sub-assemblies on newly received parts inspecting various purchase components and materials for compliance. Provides backup support for the Materials Supervisor on scheduling trucks and other Shipping/Receiving duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Load/Unload trucks using forklifts or pallet jacks
  • Inspect/pack shipments before loading for proper packing
  • Evaluate shipments for damage
  • Receive components in the ERP system
  • Move components to proper areas of the building using forklifts, pallet jacks or hand carts
  • Dispose of unneeded packaging materials
  • Call carriers to arrange for pick up and deliveries as requested
  • Keep the shipping area clean and free of debris
  • Deliver/pick up components from vendors using company vehicles
  • Perform inspection on first piece, purchase parts and finished pieces.
  • Review and understand instructions, blueprints, work orders, and routing sheets to determine specification requirements.
  • Measure, record test data and prepare inspection reports as required.
  • Set up gages used in inspection and/or tests. Calibrate and maintain gaging devices.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma required; equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Associated degree preferred
  • Valid Wisconsin Drivers license
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in shipping/receiving
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience read and understand CAD drawings
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience using inspection pins and gauges

Diversity Statement

Our people are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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