SHIPPING AND RECEIVING ASSOCIATE

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Location
Owatonna, Minnesota
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 12.00 per hour, $12 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_15875
Contact
Brady, Laura, Spherion
Phone
507-451-3400
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Job Description

Position Summary: (Purpose and scope of responsibilities)
Receive needed materials and parts, and ship finished products, in accordance with the production and shipping schedules.

Results Statement: (The result expected from this position)
Increase productivity through efficient and effective movement, set-up, and placement of materials used in manufacturing.

Position Responsibilities:
Technical:
1. Receive incoming materials and parts; verify incoming material against Purchase Order.
2. Enter appropriate information for proper receipt of arriving shipments and update inventory receipt information in M2M.
3. Assure materials and parts are properly identified before going into inventory and move materials and parts to the proper location.
4. Pick material and parts and position them on the assembly floor to support the production schedule.
5. Issue material from Pick List to jobs in M2M after making sure the inventory has been pulled for the job and moved to the proper location.
6. Inform others of potential inventory shortages that might hinder meeting a shipping schedule.
7. Perform routine cycle counts as requested by Material Coordinator.
8. Keep informed about the status of production and shipping schedules and be alert to the impact on job responsibilities in order to anticipate and correct problems.
9. Shipping of parts orders.

Working hours: 1ST SHIFT | MON-FRI 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Skills:
Interpersonal:
1.-Develop and maintain working relationship with fellow employees in order to support goals.
2.-Perform duties in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of internal and external customers (and the company vision of customer responsiveness and sensitivity).
3.-Set a good example of personal integrity within the company and with external customers.
4.-Communicate with Team Members and leaders to ascertain timing of material requirements.

Position-Specific Standards: (Quality, productivity, timeliness, cost, customer service, safety, and behavior)
-Measurable Work Standards:
1.-Timeliness
a.-Meets expectations and deadlines for tasks.
2.-Quality
a.-Must be accurate in all record keeping and computer entries.Qualifications: (Entry level education, experience, and capabilities for acceptable candidates)
Education:
1.-High school or equivalent.

Experience:
1.-Experienced in using the computer in inventory and receiving tasks.
2.-Be able to learn and use vendor software for shipping. Example UPS and FedEx.

Capabilities:
1.-Skills and Abilities:
a.-Ability to operate forklift and other small equipment.
b.-Computer knowledge.
2.-Characteristics:
a.-Honesty
b.-Accuracy
c.-Dependability
3.-Physical Requirements:
a.-Must be able to move inventory bins.
b.-Requires some heavy lifting of items up to 50 pounds.
c.-Refer to Shipping and Receiving physical requirement chart for additional physical requirements.

Performance Expectations: (Performance Expectations for this position are described in a separate document called Performance Expectations for Factory Employees. That document further describes the expectations for performance in this position and is to be used by the supervisor and employee to clarify performance expectations, coach on performance and development, and evaluate performance).

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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