Shipping & Receiving in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2020

Job Description

Shipping and Receiving Material Handler

Since 1927, Davis Wire Corporation has built a reputation for dependability and quality. As the largest wire manufacturer in the Western United States, our impressive range of products are used in a wide variety of fields, including agriculture, construction, transportation, communications, and industrial applications. The foundations of our business are galvanized and reinforcement wire, though we also produce an assortment of specialty wires to fit almost any need. We back our products by exceptional customer service and support our workers in making this a successful business. 

Davis Wire Corp is part of The Heico Companies LLC. We are a family owned business that treats our businesses like family. We believe the long-term success of our organization is driven by the talented people who support and lead our companies. Our over 9,000 team members around the globe embrace simplicity and diversity. We believe that great, game-changing ideas can come from anyone, anywhere in our organization. Our belief in our people and their capabilities drives our decentralized structure, which fosters entrepreneurship — a key driver of our long-term growth.

Come join the industry leader in wire manufacturing and become part of a team that values safety, quality, and excellence.

Position:

The Shipping and Receiving position is responsible for ensuring that finished products are shipped to the Company’s customers in a timely and cost-effective manner and unloads raw materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand production cards, production schedules, and loading documents
  • Determine the correct equipment that is required to perform the essential job functions
  • Locate material, check product identification, weight, and stage load to ensure quick and efficient loading of the common carrier
  • Visualize loading plan and determine most efficient and safest way to load finished product on common carriers
  • Prepare loading tallies and complete other paperwork as required
  • Ability to work independently and with customers both internal and external
  • Ability to use bar code reader, RF scanners to ensure that proper product is being loaded, and basic computer skills for printing tags
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping in general work area and observe and comply with all safety rules and regulations

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience driving a forklift in a Production Environment
  • Ability to think strategically, solve problems
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings
  • Must be at least 18 years old – due to work environment
  • Must have basic math skills
  • Must be able to safely lift 50 lbs

 Job Type: Full Time

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Company Paid Base Life Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • EAP
  • 401(k) – through the Teamsters Union
  • Pension – through the Teamsters Union
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Paid vacation & sick time

 

Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm and some overtime.

 Pay and other information:

  • $17.40 per hour
  • Union position Teamsters Local 117

Davis Wire is committed to equal opportunity employment. We evaluate candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other pro This facility is part of the Teamsters Local Union and membership is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand production cards, production schedules, and loading documents
  • Determine the correct equipment that is required to perform the essential job functions
  • Locate material, check product identification, weight, and stage load to ensure quick and efficient loading of the common carrier
  • Visualize loading plan and determine most efficient and safest way to load finished product on common carriers
  • Prepare loading tallies and complete other paperwork as required
  • Work with the common carrier to ensure that all finished loads are properly secured, and axel weights are correct
  • Have a basic understanding of Washington Department of Transportation regulations including height, width, and weight restrictions for all common carriers
  • Ability to work independently and with customers both internal and external
  • Ability to use bar code reader, RF scanners to ensure that proper product is being loaded, and basic computer skills for printing tags
  • Work with quality assurance to ensure that proper quality procedures are utilized prior to shipping finished products to the customer
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping in general work area and observe and comply with all safety rules and regulations
  • Responsible for proper operation and minor maintenance of forklift, including driver checklist daily.
  • Maintain material in stock organized.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience driving a forklift in a Production Environment
  • Ability to think strategically, solve problems, lead teams and drive quality
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and hearing test
  • High School or Equivalent
  • Must be able to climb steps and ladders
  • Good Balance and no fear of heights
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 LBS

Job Type: Full Time

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Company Paid Base Life Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • EAP
  • 401(k) – First of the month following 30 calendar days of employment
  • 401(k) Employer Match – After six months of employment
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation & sick time

Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm and some overtime.

Davis Wire is committed to equal opportunity employment. We evaluate candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other pro