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Shipping & Receiving Associate

Company: United Initiators, Inc.
Location: Elyria
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

*Shipping & Receiving Associate Accountabilities: *

* Safely handle raw materials, finished goods and visiting drivers
* Keep stock fresh and packaging intact
* Keep warehouses neat, clean and orderly
* Accurately prepare and ship customer orders
* Keep inventory transactions accurate

*Shipping & Receiving Associate Responsibilities*:

* Participate in safety meetings and safety training functions. Complete all required on-line training lessons
* Verify material being delivered is what we ordered and is within specification. Check purchase orders in SAP and compare to shipping documents and package labels. Verify quantity received
* Sample inbound raw materials according to procedures
* Explain company rules to visiting drivers and monitor their behavior while in our plant
* Safely unload tankers, trucks and trailers according to company procedures. Safely operate lift trucks and other material-handling equipment
* Place all materials received or manufactured into the correct bulk tank, warehouse, trailer or other storage area according to procedures
* Monitor and log temperatures of cold storage trailers and maintain adequate fuel levels for their refrigeration units
* Rotate stock to keep it fresh, practice FIFO (first in first out) to prevent exceeding shelf life
* Report damaged packaging and repackage as required
* Maintain good housekeeping by sweeping, straightening, picking up trash and preventing clutter. Cleanup spills and arrange for proper storage or disposal of spilled material
* Follow written procedures for preparing and shipping customer orders. Operate bar-code scanning equipment. Perform accuracy checks to verify correct preparation of customer orders for co-workers
* Safely load delivery trucks and verify that the correct quantities and materials are loaded
* Insure that cargo is properly secured in common carrier trucks
* Secure cargo loaded in overseas containers or dedicated trailers to prevent movement during transport
* Operate refrigeration equipment on trailers, overseas containers and tankers
* Verify quantities received and shipped
* Complete all forms, receiving and shipping paperwork and SAP transactions accurately
* Perform cycle counts and participate in various inventory control activities. Assist with internal and external audits
* Support ISO 9001, 14001, and Responsible Care Programs
* Other activities as directed by management

*Shipping & Receiving Associate Requirements*:

* Must be able to qualify for a company issued forklift license
* Must meet fit to work policy
* Ability to work schedule including weekends, holidays and OT
* Must have basic math skills
* Be able to lift 55 pounds on a regular basis, at times be able to lift 110 pounds, be able to exert 100 pounds of force occasionally
* Pass employment physical including ability to stand, overhead reach, walk, push, stoop, climb, crouch, kneel, pull, hear, talk, see, grasp, sit, lift and carry
* Must be able to use hand tools for changing fittings on tankers
* Must be able to distinguish color
* High school degree or GED
* Fluent in English- reading and writing
* Ability to wear a respirator and other PPE
* Must be able to work weekends (days off through the week, but must work every weekend on day shift)

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: United Initiators, Inc., Elyria , Shipping & Receiving Associate, Professions , Elyria, Ohio

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