Job Summary: Provides day to day leadership and guidance to shipping and receiving team. Performs a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. Verifies materials received are as ordered and routes incoming items to appropriate departments/locations. Prepares items for shipment ensuring cost effective courier services. Leads the work of shipping and receiving personnel performing related work. Relationships & Roles:
Reports to Material Services Manager
Supports Production, Marketing, Engineering
Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
Prepares shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers.
Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received.
Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
Delivers received goods to appropriate dept. (ie: Quality, Put Away, Engineering)
Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
Maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records.
Tracks spending on outgoing freight.
Follows established Company and departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives.
Guides, and trains employees performing related work.
All other duties as assigned.
Always Maintains Safety and Quality Standards.
Job Specifications (skills and experience):
Minimum 5 years of shipping and receiving experience with Hazardous Materials, with a focus on international shipping and INCOTERMS.
Associates degree is preferred in Logistics/Supply Chain.
Strong understanding of ERP systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics), Hazardous Materials Regulations, and Leadership Principles.
Proven ability to affect change and push continuous improvement.
Ability to effectively use Microsoft office.
Occasional local travel for training classes.
Overtime required to ensure On-Time Delivery in Full KPI
Ability to stand, walk, kneel, or sit for long periods. May require lifting of up to 35 lbs. safely. Must be able to become forklift certified.
Ability to operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment such as a pallet shrink-wrap machine.
Firetrace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, military or veteran status, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Any applicant who needs to request an accommodation to complete the application process should contact Kim Pritchard by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.