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Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

Post date

January 22, 2020


Sterling Heights, Michigan


Supply Chain


Full Time



Position Summary

Position Title: Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

FLSA Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager


At Esys Automation, our culture of Excellence, Teamwork and Family is very important to our business and future.  We strive to attract and retain the best team members and to be a Workplace of Choice.  Our desired environment fosters team work, learning and creativity.  And our teams enjoy a high level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and ownership.

The Shipping and Receiving Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all inbound and outbound freight, supplies and machinery.

Essential Functions:

  • Verify that shipment received quantities match those that are on the packing list or other shipping documents and receive into the system
  • Ship machinery out adhering to all deadlines
  • Work with Purchasing and Manufacturing on the timely return of unused materials
  • Ensure carrier requirements are met allowing for timely delivery of customer orders
  • Assure the most efficient and cost effective means of shipments are utilized to minimize freight expenses
  • Prepare all shipping documents for outgoing shipments (commercial invoices, bills of lading, pack slips, certificate of origin, etc.)
  • Ensure accurate weights for shipments are identified to prevent possible delays of customer orders
  • Properly process goods and materials received according to company requirements
  • Route / assign goods and materials to proper departments / locations
  • Assist with receiving and processing spare part and service purchase orders via fax, email or phone
  • Assists with supplier quality ensuring incoming parts are not damaged or out of spec
  • Personally demonstrate a commitment to safe work practices while on Esys or the customer’s premises
  • Demonstrate and promote a commitment to Esys Core Beliefs
  • Ensure that Esys products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry
  • Understand and effectively employs the Esys Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, as well as Google Applications (such as Gmail, Calendar and Docs)
  • Ability to manage multiple activities, meet deadlines and determine priorities
  • Ability to perform proper packing and loading of trucks
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; models positive relations and teamwork within the organization
  • Basic knowledge of computerized inventory systems
  • Ability to work onsite within the Esys offices as required
  • Ability to meet deadlines without endangering the safety of himself/herself or others, or the integrity of the equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and orally, with the team as well as other departments such as manufacturing, engineering, project management, purchasing, etc.
  • Ability to operate a fork truck in a safe manner

Required Education and Experience:

  • 1+ years of experience in shipping and receiving, preferably in an automotive, capital equipment or machine tool environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Fork Truck Operator Certification (or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire)

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JR Automation provides intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions. We transform how the world's leading manufacturers make and distribute products.


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At JR Automation, we focus on our customers. And we take care of each other. Large as we've grown, we've held onto our small-business roots, and there's a personal, human touch in everything we do. We work hard, and we work together. We pursue shared interests and mutual benefit. We encourage ambitious ideas, and we never give up or give our second-best effort. Curiosity, humility, and determination in the face of tough challenges help make the world better for all of us. So we believe the future is bright, because we're building it together.