Packaging & Shipping: Career Growth Potential in Pierceton, IN

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Location
Pierceton, Indiana
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 11.55 per hour, $11.55 - 11.55 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_14270
Contact
Garcia, Angelica, Spherion
Phone
260-496-9900
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Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
To pack and ship product to meet both internal quality and external customer requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Pack product per customer requirements.
- Gather and prepare all packaging materials needed to ship the product.
- Follow all packaging instructions for all customer requirements for placement of labels, inserts, and tags.
- Verify that all product is packaged so there is no damage during transport.
- Responsible for timely and accurate completion of all required shipping documentation including all shippers, certifications, labels, inserts and lot numbers.
- Responsible for packaging components and finished goods for inventory.
- Administers inventory for shop supplies, labels and other needed packaging materials.
- Responsible for pick-ups needed by outside carriers (UPS, Fed-Ex, DHL and DBP)
- Ensure that all procedures and policies are followed and safety precautions are taken to reduce risk and injuries.
- Comply with ISO policies and procedures.
- Maintain cleanliness of work area.

OCCASIONAL DUTIES:
- Assist in other areas of production on an as needed basis.
- Attend production meetings on an as needed basis.
- Provide and update packaging instructions as required for existing product.
- Assist with method and process improvements pertaining to packing and shipping.
- Once employee demonstrates competency in position, he/she may be required to train others in similar roles.

Working hours: 3rd Shift: 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Skills:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Computer skills and prior experience with Visual Manufacturing preferred. Prior experience in packaging/shipping helpful. Excellent attendance record required. Willingness to work modified hours, overtime and weekends. Ability to operate forklift.

SKILLS:
Strong interpersonal communication and team work skills required. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and prioritize accordingly. Exceptional attention to detail required. Computer skills and Visual Manufacturing software knowledge preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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--Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required throughout the workday to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to see print in various sizes and formats. May be required to climb stairs. Must regularly be able to pull and push up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

--Work environment: Work performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time (for Maintenance & Receiving only). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high, in some areas.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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