Shipping & Receiving

Flex-Ability Concepts, our sister company, has a Shipping & Receiving position open.

Do you agree that being consistently on time to work is important?

Are you a motivated self-starter that can work independently?

Do you look closely at details?

Are you comfortable working in extreme heat during the summer?

Do you have the character traits listed below?

If you answered YES to all the questions above, then you might be the person we are looking for.

Please read the job description and see if you qualify.

**Submit the answers to the interview questions located at the bottom of this job description in order to be considered for this position.

Job Title: Shipping and Receiving/Production Support Technician

Department: Shipping and Receiving

Reports To: Manager of Shipping and Receiving

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assembling sales orders, and outgoing shipments to customers. Receiving inventory of products and ensuring that all counts and materials are correct and properly packaged/crated and labeled. Receiving/unloading incoming shipments at the dock and loading outgoing shipments onto specified carriers for delivery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operating forklifts
  • Filling out the daily pre-operational checklists on forklifts designated to shipping personnel
  • Running floor-cleaning machine in warehouse
  • Operating various hand tools
  • Keeping all tools and equipment used in a safe, clean and operational condition
  • Changing/setting up crates for production personnel (strappers)
  • Working independently with little or no supervision
  • Communicating with supervisors when non-conforming materials or conditions are present
  • Maintaining clean and orderly storage of materials and products
  • Assembling various samples/displays for marketing
  • Preparing trade show crates/booths for marketing trade shows
  • Assembling various products
  • Filling out assembly sheets on products assembled
  • Maintaining inventory levels on all products that need to be assembled
  • Packaging/palletizing various products
  • Assisting with various projects for research and development/marketing
  • Maintaining accurate counts of materials/inventory
  • Receiving and performing quality checks on inventory
  • Filling orders that are to be shipped
  • Receiving shipments that arrive at the dock
  • Unload new empty crates when they arrive and place them in their designated areas
  • Keep up/maintain tagging system on products and lean board
  • Perform weekly check of general supplies for the designated area
  • Notify supervisor when shop supplies/materials are at reordering levels
  • End of day-shop shut down procedures (shutting and locking doors, tuning off lights and equipment, etc.).
  • Effectively communicating shipping/receiving activities to applicable personnel.
  • Loading and unloading trucks and trailers.
  • Following all safety guidelines.
  • Verifying incoming and outgoing shipments to meet applicable requirements.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Should own the responsibilities of this position which may require working through breaks or unexpected overtime.
  • Must be flexible and able to roll with frequent or last minute changes.

BASIC CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

  • Sincerity – willingness to do what is right with transparent motives – guided by principles that match our culture
  • Teamwork attitude – having a natural desire to help others concerned for his/her customers and vendors
  • Ownership – takes responsibility for his/her actions, but also those of others for the good of the company and his/her co-workers
  • Passionate – will be engaged in their work or their ow success and that of the company
  • Honest
  • Good work ethic – diligent
  • Orderly
  • Eagerness to learn – teachable – questioning in the sense of gaining understanding
  • Punctual
  • Motivated – Always looking for ways for improvement in oneself, for the good of the company or for the good of the customer.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are a representation of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) and six months related experience.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

This position requires the ability to operate a forklift, use various hand tools/gages/ measuring devices and basic math skills.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems with thoroughness and diligence.

Ability to be decisive with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials of the job.

– It is required to lift 70 pound items by pushing/pulling, bending, stooping, and squatting.

– Placing items on or removing items from tall shelves/overhead racks.

– Standing or working on feet for long periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Exposure to moderate noise level. Protective hearing and eye wear are required when working in shop. While working in the shop, you will be exposed to high temperatures especially during summer.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:

  1. How long and what kind of experience do you have on forklifts?
  2. Explain your experience with using hand tools or power tools.
  3. In your opinion, how many unplanned absences/tardies are acceptable in a 3 month span?
  4. Have you ever been responsible for maintaining accurate data/information? Please explain that process.
  5. In your words, describe what a self-motivated person will demonstrate on a job. In detail share some examples of how you’ve demonstrated this on a current/previous job.
  6. Most everyone processes these qualities/traits to some degree. Please pick the two groups that you feel best describe you. (if you’re struggling with this, ask someone who’s known you for a while which ones they would pick)

A.

  • Decisive, tough, impatient
  • Strong-willed, competitive
  • Demanding, independent
  • Direct, does not listen

B.

  • Sociable, talkative, open
  • Enthusiastic, energetic
  • Persuasive, spontaneous, impulsive
  • Emotional, talks more than listens

C.

  • Calm, steady, laid back
  • Caring, patient, amiable
  • Listens carefully, sincere
  • Modest, indecisive, trustworthy

D.

  • Precise, exact analytical
  • Logical, systematic
  • Quiet, does not express emotions
  • Careful, forma, discipline

7. Did you have any reservation regarding the physical demands/work environment sections of the job description? If so, please explain.

8. Name two behaviors that frustrate you the most from co-workers.

In order to be considered for this position, please email the answers to the above questions to Mark Ninness at mninness@psi-okc.com. In case you have any inquiries, call 405-996-5347.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • High school (Required)

Job Location:

  • Oklahoma City, OK 73127 (Required)

License or certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

 

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