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Traverse City, MI, US

Shipping/Receiving 1st and 2nd Shift

Shipping and Receiving Essential Functions:

  • Pack orders according to customer requirements. 
  • Make shipping labels. 
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Operate hi-lo. 
  • Construct boxes. 
  • Retrieve stock. 
  • Stock incoming parts/material. 
  • Perform weight counts, as necessary, and adjust inventory. 
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of work area. 
  • Perform other duties related to shipping and receiving as required by supervisor.



Job Requirements


  • Proficient with computers including use of the following software: Excel, Outlook, Eagle, and QAD
  • Perform receiving functions and verify deliveries.
  • Generate pick list, pack orders according to customer requirements including banding, weighing, and wrapping shipments. Ensure all other information on product label is accurate.
  • Stage finished orders for loading.
  • Construct the pallet load to customer requirements and store as needed following FIFO principle.
  • Print shipping labels for production floor as requested.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Operate Hi-Lo truck and / or pallet jack
  • Construct boxes
  • Complete visual inspection before packaging product for the customer.
  • Put incoming material in proper locations applying FIFO principles.
  • Perform cycle counts of finished goods and packaged items per ABC status.
  • Compact discarded packing/shipping material (boxes, etc).
  • Conduct inventory of boxes and reels.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work area.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in packing, stacking, and arranging shipments, and prioritize jobs.
  • Utilize Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids which may be representative but not all inclusive, of those commonly associated with this type of work:  Personal Computer, Hi-Lo truck, Scale, Bander, Wrapping Machine, Staple Guns, Box Maker, UPS Machine, and Compactor.
  • Perform other duties as required by supervisor.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic is required
  • Basic skills in oral and written communication
  • Comply with all Environment, Health, and Safety {EH&S}rules and procedures.
  • Ability to pass OSHA Hi-Lo test; possession of Hi-Lo license required.


Shipping and Receiving Evaluations:


  • Shipping and Receiving trainee evaluation will be made on a weekly basis.
  • Training will follow the training plan.
  • There is a 60 day qualification period.


Working Conditions:


Degree of Physical Demands (Strength) usually associated with this classification:

  • Lifting packages up to 70 pounds.
  • Walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, and occasional crouching.


 Environmental conditions (Physical Surroundings) usually associated with this classification:

  • The associate is subject to environmental conditions common to a plant environment, including cramped conditions between presses and enclosures.
  • Some exposure to loud noise and oil.


Environmental conditions (Hazards) usually associated with this classified:

  • Exposure to Hi-Lo traffic, battery charger, possible cuts from material tail and banding, occasional exposure to wet or slippery dock plates.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan