Temporary Shipping Associate

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: City of Industry, CA, US, 91789

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 46545 
Title: Temporary Shipping Associate 
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) 
Location: ACI City of Industry, CA (US01) 





Arthrex location in Walnut, CA is seeking a Temporary Shipping Associate responsible for performing shipping and material handling tasks while maintaining quality standards to meet company objectives. Ideal candidates have experience performing shipping tasks in a manufacturing environment.  There is a possiblity that this position will last until June of 2022.


Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma and have the ability to safely operate a forklift and lift up to 35 lbs frequently.  Must be able to work Monday - Friday from 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. with occasional overtime.


Benefits! Temporary employees are eligible for 100% paid medical coverage after the completion of 90 days of service. In addition, we provide all employees with free catered lunches Monday through Thursday.


This is a great opportunity to gain the following skills!


  • Process transactions through SAP ERP system
  • Process domestic and international shipments
  • Order picking and inventory management
  • Obtain a Forklift Certification and experience operating a sit-down and stand-up forklift


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pulls, packages, prepares and processes outbound shipments to outside contractors, vendors, and intercompany locations to meet on-time delivery goals.
  • Ensures proper packaging and handling to ensure product arrives in good condition.
  • Accurately enters data in various systems and processes customer shipments via UPS, FedEx, DHL, and Old Dominion.
  • Operates sit-down and stand-up forklifts safely when moving material throughout the warehouse. 
  • Loads trucks by operating dock ramp, pallet jack, and forklift in an organized and safe manner for shipping.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy by proactively performing inventory and material management best practices and practicing FIFO.
  • Properly labels and quarantines product, as needed, per company policy.
  • Follows housekeeping procedures which include but are not limited to; keeping personal work station clean and organized; returning tools to proper locations; and organizing storage areas.
  • Follows ISO and FDA regulated policies and procedures and attends job-related trainings.
  • Follows departmental safety policies and procedures and reports safety issues and concerns immediately.


Incidental Duties:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience performing shipping tasks in a manufacturing environment highly preferred.
  • Experience operating a forklift highly preferred.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:  Forklift Certification preferred.  Basic computer skills required


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:  Basic shipping and material handling equipment including sit-down and stand-up forklift.


Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must bend and frequently lift, and/or move up to 35 lbs, occasionally up to 50 lbs, and up to 70 lbs with two person assist.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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