This hourly, non-exempt position requires an energetic individual to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented shipping/receiving position. Must be able to work well under pressure and with time constraints. Accurate data entry with excellent organizational skills essential. Must be able to read and inter

Shipping / Receiving Clerk

West Star Aviation • 
East Alton, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

This hourly, non-exempt position requires an energetic individual to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented shipping/receiving position. Must be able to work well under pressure and with time constraints. Accurate data entry with excellent organizational skills essential. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as vendor invoices, packing slips, bills of lading, and internal company documents.  Experience with regard to receiving inspections, documentation, and traceability of aircraft parts per FAA regulations helpful but not required. This position is key to ensuring effective and efficient shipping and receiving of products.  Experience in handling static sensitive and fragile electromechanical products helpful but not required.  Must have a valid drivers license and be approved to operate a vehicle during working hours as part of the essential job requirements.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Receive all incoming parts under strict FAA receiving regulations.

Verify material with invoice or packing sheet.

Stage parts for distribution by runners to various work orders and other departments.

Receive and prep shipments for outside sales customers.

Driving materials between locations

Package shipments with proper labeling by the carrier.

Log all shipments by the specified carrier.

Track packages when required.

Occasionally help parts counter personnel.

Assess freight charges and bill to appropriate work orders.

Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

Experience           

Must have 5+ years Shipping/Receiving/Logistics experience.

Aviation parts experience is beneficial but not required.

Must have prior inventory control experience.

Must have previous computer experience with mainframe and PC databases.

Must have experience with Internet use.

Must be able to work with numbers and calculations.

 

Initiative                

Must be self-motivated with a good attitude and able to change with priorities.

Must be well organized with attention to detail and strong work ethic.

Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills. 

 

Responsibility            

Maintain high standards of certification and traceability of all parts and products received.

Review and oversee workflow in the shipment and receipt of all parts, products, materials, and supplies.

Collaborates and communicates with peers, vendors and others involved in the shipment and recei.

Reconcile and investigate missed/loss shipments and invoices.

Oversee and coordinate activities such as loading and unloading cargo, ensuring safety regulations are followed, and ensuring that cargo is processed and handled correctly.

Responsible for all activity in Shipping/Receiving.

Work closely with the Sales team to understand shipping needs.

Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties. 

 

Contacts                

Direct supervisor and business unit leader

Other Avant Aerospace employees

Vendors

 

Driving Requirements   

Must be able to safely operate a tug, forklift or manlift to appropriately retrieve and store parts in the warehouse or hangar environment.

Must be able to safely operate a company owned or personal vehicle to deliver parts between business units and/or to shipping vendors during working hours.

Must have a valid drivers license and maintain status for the duration of employment.

Must have a driving record sufficient to obtain approval under the company’s auto insurance program and remain insured for the duration of employment.

 

Physical Requirements   

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Routine walking, bending and usage of stairs.

Able to sit at a desk and / or operate the computer for extended intervals. 

 

Job Requirements:
Job Specifications

Ability to prioritize work and meet performance expectations.

Ability to work well with others in a professional manner.

Ability to work with new or upgraded computer systems. 

 

Supervision 

Will work under close or minimal supervision.

 

Working Conditions 

Full-time position working in a hangar and/or warehouse environment.

Temperate fluctuations vary in the summer and winter.

 

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