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Shipping/Receiving Operator

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Hampton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

**STARTING HOURLY RATE IS $15.33 PER HOUR***DescriptionCoordinates activities of workers engaged in verifying and keeping records on incoming & outgoing shipments and preparing items for shipment seven days per week. Establishes and coordinates departmental activities to meet objectives to coincide with plant goals.Essential Functions and Job ResponsibilitiesEnsures inventory accuracy for raw materials under position's control.Understands shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, miscellaneous shippers and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.Requires knowledge of domestic and international shipping and use of online shipping methodsEnsures compliance with all DOT regulations.Correctly classify and label hazardous material shipmentsEnsures compliance with all import and export Government rules and regulations. Submit export paperwork to freight forwarders.Local Plant liaison for import export compliance, train plant employees as necessary.Determines space requirements and position of shipment in trucks & lays out position of shipment.Determines routing and legal load limits of trucks, according to established schedules and weight limits of states. Schedules customer funded trucks. Schedules expedited shipments as required.Inspects loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications, and seals loaded truck doors.Inspects material handling equipment for defects and notifies maintenance personnel or contacts outside service facility for repair.Maintains vehicle maintenance report.Directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage and work areasMaintains inventory of all shipping supplies, including boxes, packing material, tape labels and any special suppliesProvide inventories of customer reusable containers.Develops and recommends annual budget requirements for the Warehouse and Receiving Department. Anticipate and request funding for future personnel requirements. Anticipate and request funding for future material handling equipment.May assist workers in shipping and receiving activities.Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.Maintains time and production records.Establishes project plans and coordinates activities for continuous improvement initiatives.Makes recommendations for hiring / firing and promotions of his/her employees.Completes performance evaluations on his/her employees.Maintains measurements for department performance.Performs disciplinary action for his/her employees.Responsible for training and mentoring team leaders for their individual development.Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.QualificationsEducation:This position requires a minimum of a High School diploma/G.E.D.Skills and Abilities :Understanding of shipping notices, bill of lading, invoices. Knowledge of government import - export rules and regulations.Reads and interprets documents such as EHS policies, operating and maintenance instructions, and activity instructions. Writes routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.Ability to prepare and recommend departmental budget requirements. Ability to use excel spreadsheets to prepare reports to management. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Solves practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to use independent judgment.Experience :This position requires a minimum of one-year related experience and/or training.Minimum of two years continuous work experience post high school.Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.About Howmet AerospaceHowmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's sales for 2021 approximated $5 billion. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company's differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com , including content shared during the Company's May 2022 Technology Day.

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