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Shipping & Receiving Associate

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


Work as a team member to receive out plant from vendors and mark/pack castings for shipment to customers, dock work and airflow.


- Must be able to read and interpret Product Criteria (PC) and Activity Instructions (AI).

- Must be able to function as a member of a team and be able to work under general supervision.
- Must be able to work and function in a fast-paced environment.
- Basic knowledge of computers
- Must be able to maintain expected quality levels.
- Be fork truck licensed and able to perform this duty
- Lifting up to 35 lbs.
- Perform paperwork with detail and accuracy
- Using basic math
- Typing and computer usage (computer literate)
- Able to climb ladders and/or stairs



- Unload trucks

- Perform Visual Inspection of outplant products
- Cycle counts of inventory
- Distribute outplant products to various production departments
- Maintain Finished goods inventory
- 6S activities
- Employees are expected to work overtime as needed.


- Mark parts (dot peen, Vibropeen, Marco Stencil Machine)

- Pack parts
- Verify Heat codes; serial numbers; paperwork are accurate / correct
- Airflow
- Maintain cardboard inventories
- 6S activities



- A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalency is required.

Skills and Abilities :

- Fork truck driving
- Operation of hoists
- Reading and Math Basics
- Typing and experiences with computers

Experience :

- Previous shipping/receiving experience preferred but not required.

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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee is required to execute the following:

- Occasional bending, reaching, pushing and pulling when retrieving and moving various items
- Lifting intermittently of various items. Typically, assistance would be provided for weights exceeding 35 pounds
- Good manual dexterity to operate computer equipment
- Position may require more than eight hours daily and more than five days weekly to complete work assignments
- Squatting / crouching when retrieving stored items from lower shelves and file cabinets, making equipment / product inspections, etc.
- Standing intermittently
- Visual monitoring of computer screens
- Clean work areas and maintain a clean work environment; perform 5S cleaning activities as required.

Equipment Used :

- Fork Truck / walk-behind
- Hoists
- Computer
- Hand Truck

Work Environment :

The 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. Duties are performed primarily in manufacturing areas where compliance with applicable safety rules is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts and exposed to fumes or airborne particles and to go outside in the weather at times during the shift to load and unload trucks from outside vendors . The noise level is moderate.

Contacts :

Internal: This position interfaces routinely with all HLC personnel
External: This position interfaces occasionally with truck drivers.

Supervision :

This position supervises no other.

EHS Requirements

- Expected to assist in the implementation of EHS Values and policy statements and accompanying principals.
- Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory EHS regulations.
- Wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Report all job related illness and injuries (Per Employee Handbook).
- Report all safety, health and environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
- Attend all EHS training.

Quality Statement

The products we manufacture are used in important industries - transporting goods and people; the defense of our country; critical energy infrastructure for hospitals and public safety. Livelihoods and lives depend upon the products we manufacture. What we do as an organization is important and the first, and best, "line of defense" against non-conforming products escaping to our customers is you. A simple message: don't take it, don't make it, and don't pass it.

Contribution of Job

This position contributes to the overall performance and profitability of the company through improving techniques and processes. This position is also responsible for contributing to department and company metrics, such as LU and PVA.

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Aurora , Shipping & Receiving Associate, Professions , Aurora, Colorado

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