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Exide Technologies Shipping Clerk in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Overview

The Materials/ Shipping Clerk is responsible for administrative and clerical support to the Materials Department business processes and functions. Includes all aspects of materials management including but not limited to; inventory control, shipping/receiving of products and materials, scheduling transportation for outbound shipments, parts packing, & distribution of materials to production departments.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure shipments are properly loaded and meet all DOT and EPA requirements to include handling of hazardous waste.

  • Communicate with corporate transportation agents to maintain on-time delivery (OTD) and complete customer satisfaction.

  • Contact all customer, carrier, or other outside businesses in a timely manner

  • Recognize, recommend compliance procedures, and enforce safety and EPA issues

  • Ensuring all paperwork and related reports are completed accurately & in a timely manner

  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement activities, model Lean Manufacturing principles and attend meetings as needed

  • Audit all areas of responsibility to ensure that procedures and processes are being followed

  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required in order to give sufficient support to the department as well as the plant-wide team

  • While performing the duties of this job the individual is occasionally required to vary their schedules times and shifts

  • Generate and distribute various reports.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Certifications:

Required

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • A minimum of three years of shipping/ receiving or related experience required.

Preferred

  • Manufacturing experience.

  • Knowledge of industrial batteries and chargers.

  • Experience working in a union manufacturing plant.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, procedures and common technical manuals, and purchase orders.

  • Strong mathematical skills with an ability to calculate percentages and ratios and solve simple algebraic formulas.

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, preferably JD Edwards, and BOL and Packing List creation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills used to deal with co-workers, customers, vendors, and production management.

  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to draw valid conclusions from the data presented.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • High energy, self-motivated, ability to be successful without direct supervision.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Google Suite.

Other Categories as Required:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

  • Individual is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Ability to occasionally lift a minimum 25lbs and 26 to 150lbs with assistance of equipment on a daily to weekly basis.

  • Regular use of safety glasses and steel toed shoes.

  • Limited to regular use of respirator depending on department assignment.

  • Close vision required.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.

  • Noise level is minimal to loud.

  • Regularly is working in a dirty lead contaminated area and must wear a uniform and safety shoes in that area to prevent the tracking and / or possible lead contamination of other clean areas or outside or the regulated areas.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Job Locations AR-Fort Smith

Requisition ID 2020-2683

Category Supply Chain/Logistics

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 4115 So. Zero Street

Postal Code 72908

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