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Shipping and Receiving Clerk/ Material Handler

Department: Warehouse
Location: Portland, OR

Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Clerk / Material Handler

POSITION SUMMARY:  

The role supports the Materials Management group by performing shipping, receiving, material handling, and inventory control processes. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the job’s overall responsibilities)

  •  Work with the production teams for all projects in execution to insure the timely delivery of material.  This requires simultaneously supporting multiple projects in multiple locations. Travel to the different production locations around the facility is required.
  •  Using Bill of Materials/Kitting list gather all required materials in preparation for production activity.
  •  Load/unload materials and finished products using forklifts, cranes, dolly cars, etc. 
  •  Transport materials into fabrication area(s) as required.
  •  Go to production shops and attain status of in-house work, report status to appropriate parties.
  •  Coordinate with the warehouse and transportation to have material delivered to production sites, may include the kitting of materials using Bill of Materials or drawings.
  •  Supports inventory control process by performing inventory cycle counts and investigating variances.
  •  Supports all tasks related to warehousing including placing products in inventory locations, cycle counting, electronically moving material and gathering products from inventory locations for issue.

JOB SCOPE

Shipping & Receiving Clerk / Material Handler operates within established parameters, but is encouraged to suggest process improvements.  The individual is required to exercise sound decision making when dealing with multiple internal and external customers while continually focusing on safety and quality.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:    

The role reports to the Supervisor of the Logistics Team.  The person interacts daily or weekly with purchasing and material coordinators, warehouse, transportation, and shop production.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:   

  •  Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written for constant interaction with all departments and employee levels and outside customers.
  •  Must have the analytical ability to research problem areas. 
  •  Must possess excellent organizational skills.
  •  Ability to use PC and software applications such as MS Office and database programs.
  •  Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow through tasks to completion. 
  •  Must be able to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects. 
  •  Must be able to handle the pressure of constant interruptions. 
  •  Must be able to coordinate work with other departments to maintain efficiency. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. 

Minimum three (3) years of working in a shipping and receiving environment and/or warehousing and inventory. He/she must maintain professional and technical knowledge.  Experience and knowledge of material and procurement systems and data processing systems is preferred but not required. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing setting with moderate to loud noise levels. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   While in production areas, will be expose to all weather conditions, noise, dusts, and odors. Appropriate PPE is required including: Eye, Head, Ear and feet protection. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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