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Shipping and Receiving Lead

Location : Kansas City, KS
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Compensation : open - 17 to 19 per ho
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Shipping and Receiving Lead

Monday to Friday

7:30 am to 4 pm

$17 to $19 per hour

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.


·         Collaborates with the Production Manager and Supply Chain Manager to understand production schedules to assist in planning shipments.

·         Communicates with the Scheduler regarding all orders in order to provide accurate information to customer service regarding product ship dates.

·         Performs quality checks on all outgoing shipments to assures adherence to order specifications and stipulations.

·         Oversees and/or performs receiving duties including inspecting incoming shipments for accuracy in quantity, correct material, and package quality. 

·         Completes required shipping paperwork for all outgoing shipments.

·         Updates shipping and receiving information in the ERP system.

·         Participates in monthly inventory activities.

·         Retrieves and transports incoming and outgoing chemical containers utilizing forklifts and pallet jacks, without damaging material or equipment.

·         Correctly labels and packages materials into a variety of container sizes.

·         Identifies correct materials and products for the order fulfillment process. 

·         Uses various hand tools to perform tasks such as banding, wrapping, mixing, pumping, etc.

·         Operates and reads digital scales.

·         Reads and accurately records weights, batch numbers, lot numbers, order numbers, dates, etc.

·         Loads or unloads received or shipped materials onto or off of trucks.

·         Stages materials and orders.

Required Qualifications :





·         High school diploma or GED

·         Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience including shipping and receiving experience

·         Experience blending and handling hazardous chemicals in a manufacturing environment

·         Experience using computerized inventory control systems preferred


·         Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

·         Good computer skills; knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word; ability to learn ERP system

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Solid documentation skills

·         Ability to multi-task

·         Good communication skills

·         Ability to work in a team environment and successfully lead others

·         Ability and willingness to learn additional skills and tasks

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and general working procedures.

·         Ability to apply common mathematical principles


·         Knowledge of material movement equipment; ability to obtain forklift certification

·         Knowledge of and experience using various hand tools

·         General understanding of safety data sheets

·         Knowledge of safe work practices in a manufacturing environment

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