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Shipping & Receiving Operator 1

Houston, TX 77015

Posted: 02/26/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Number: 568 Pay Rate: 19.96

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: Reporting to the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor, the Shipping and Receiving Operator will assist in the shipping & receiving operation to ensure reliable inbounding and out bounding of all products. Responsible for assisting in inventory control as well as the correct picking, pulling, prepping, and staging of all orders on a daily basis.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Receive and process incoming and outgoing items
  • Using a Forklift load and off load product as per the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor’s direction. Maintain communications with the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor on a daily basis
  • Ensure inventory is accurate and up to date
  • Update the Inventory and Production as directed by the Shipping & Receiving Manager
  • Process all orders and stock transfers received in a timely manner
  • Comply with company safety, health and environmental requirements as per the Employee Handbook plus any all issued policies, procedures, and notices
  • Assist in the development and improvement in the overall shipping & receiving operations
  • Read and understand all standard operating procedures for all company shipping & receiving operations
  • Ensue the shipping & receiving areas are maintained in a neat and orderly manner
  • Report any equipment problems or other issues to the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in a timely manner
  • Perform customer service duties to include phone and electronic communication methods
  • Perform inventory counts on an on-going basis and ensure accurate results are reported to the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor on time
  • Assist the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in the returned product program
  • Assist with the preparation of daily, weekly, and end-of-month reports
  • Maintain operational efficiency for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Present a positive and professional image for company
  • Any other duties of a similar or lesser nature as required
RELATIONSHIPS:
The Shipping & Receiving Operator is required to develop and maintain constructive relationships with multiple stakeholders.
Internal
  • Plant Management Staff
  • VP of Operations
External
  • Truck Operator
VALUE PEOPLE | WORK SAFELY:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety of fellow employees by promoting safety as a core company value.
  • Comply with Occupational safety and health legislation, obligations and acts consistently with the company Global Safety Policy and other company policies, procedures and guidelines.
LEGAL:
  • Comply with all federal, state and local government laws
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures and guidelines.
VALUES AND BEHAVIORS:
Encompass company’s core values of Teamwork, Care, Trust and Excellence in everyday work and behaviors:
  • Teamwork: Work collaboratively and support one another to achieve great outcomes. Seek what is best for the company, our customers, and our colleagues rather than just ourselves.
  • Care: Show respect and concern for each other and ourselves. Ensure we do the right thing, and we do it well. Go the extra mile to ensure we all reach our goals.
  • Trust: Be open and honest. Share information openly and proactively, follow through on commitments.
  • Excellence: Set high standards and hold ourselves, and each other accountable for achieving them. Focus on great results. Make the right choices, even if no one is looking.
  • Determination: We never give up.
  • Entrepreneurship: We look for opportunities to innovate and grow.
SKILLS AND SELECTION CRITERIA | RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent; or 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ideal candidate will have previous experience as a worker in a manufacturing warehouse
SKILLS AND SELECTION CRITERIA | ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
  • Proficiently operate a forklift
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills
  • Must be able to read and follow directions of various documents: lot tracking sheets, receipts, packing lists, Bills of Lading, etc.
  • Must have working computer skills
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Environment: Processing plant environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, electrical energy, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work in or with water and/or wastewater in confined spaces; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces, including slippery or uneven surfaces.
  • Physical: Sufficient physical ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting up to 55lbs; standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; climbing stairs, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and operating motorized equipment.
  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment.
  • Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. The working conditions and physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Days: Monday through Friday (8 hr. days)
Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (Shipping typically does not stay after 4:00 pm)
(There can be some overtime to be worked occasionally)
 

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