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Shipping and Receiving Associate

Express Employment Professionals

Last Updated: 1/14/22

Job Description

A high tech machine shop is looking for a shipping and receiving associate to process in inventory and process out manufactured product.

The role has a few key responsibilities:


Selecting correct individualized packaging that meets customer requirements as well as adequately protects tool through freight journey to end destination. Packaging standards exist (such as using 10pks wherever possible) but many customers have specific needs (such as tool crib size limitations) that will require employee to use different packaging types. In down time, refilling packaging and keeping an eye on stock levels and reorder needs is required.


Using multiple label software programs such as Zebra and Dymo to print customer specific labels to be placed on tool packaging that identifies the part by our internal part number, the customer's part number, lot number of job, date, quantity, etc.


After billing, tools must be checked against pack lists to verify accuracy of count, label and shipping specifications. From there, all tools are packaged into best fit of assorted sized boxes with appropriate amount of packaging material to ensure safety of product during transit. Shipping labels will be made per customer instructions, such as address and freight service level, on several different programs, depending on carrier, including UPS WorldShip and FedEx Ship Manager. Shipments are both domestic and international.

Preferred applicants will be:

  • Motivated, trainable, high energy and flexible.
  • Comfortable with computers.
  • Attentive to detail on all things
  • Self-starting
  • Able to work in a team environment - beginning stages of position will require employee to lean on coworkers and utilize their knowledge of the product for guidance

Position is fast paced and requires extended standing time as well as lifting boxes generally 20lbs or less but can be up to 50lbs for large orders.

Monday - Friday 9am to 5:30pm. $16hr-$17hr.

Since our founding in Western North Carolina, we have helped 3,447 people find permanent careers. We'd be honored to do the same with you!

Company Details

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Building Success. Building Hope. Express Employment Professionals is a leading staffing provider in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Every day, we help job seekers find work and help businesses find qualified employees. Founded in 1983, Express annually employs more than 566,000 people across over 800 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal is at the heart of our company's vi...