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Shipping and Receiving

Tonawanda, NY 14150

Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 939153 Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

Job Description

Shift and Pay: 1st and 2nd shift available, Monday - Saturday. Pay is $20.00 hourly but can vary depending on experience.

About the Job:
As the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator are responsible for providing direct supervision over the shipping department, as well as Forklift & Crane Operators, organizing and training staff members in an effective manner to achieve a reasonable workflow throughout the day, ensuring that all tasks are performed in a safe and efficient manner and that all customer requirements are met. You are also responsible for engaging in the administration of all department functions including, but not limited to:

  • Preparation, verification and retention of all records for incoming/outgoing shipments (i.E. Bar code labels, bill of ladings, sales orders) per customer specifications.
  • Schedule organization, ensuring the accuracy of trucks being used, material loaded, and trucks departure time, as well as, verifying the weight on the trucks matches the weight on the releases.
  • Coordination of all pallet and scrap material documentation and transportation.
  • All reporting aspects for silo readings.
  • Maintaining a clean, organized and safe work space and report any unsafe working conditions, including equipment safety concerns, to Management.
  • Fulfilling all duties necessary to meet customer scheduling expectations while maintaining a high level of professionalism while communicating with outside personnel.


Below are the minimum qualifications for this position.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree in related field preferred.
  • Previous shipping & receiving experience within the manufacturing industry required.
  • Experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and basic knowledge of arithmetic.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and development of staff.
  • Proven decision-making, motivation, and problem-solving skills necessary in a leadership position.
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times while representing the Company.
  • Capable of handling multiple activities at the same time.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate effectively.
  • Flexible with working overtime as needed.
  • Adherence to all company policies, including attendance.

Benefits if Hired on Perm:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Parallel Employment Group is an Equal opportunity Employer.
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