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Shipping/Receiving Clerk at Guzzler Manufacturing

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Leeds, Alabama

Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit:

With nearly 100 years of collective experience in industrial vacuum loading, vacuum excavation and industrial high-pressure waterblasting, FS Solutions offers unsurpassed expertise and a unique breadth of product lines and trusted brands to meet the needs of industrial cleaning contractors and other industry professionals. Each of the FS Solutions rental centers located across the United States offers parts warehousing and factory training with equipment rentals. FS Solutions centers are located in Leeds, Ala.; Long Beach, Calif.; Streator, Ill.; Highland, Ind.; Gonzales and Prairieville, La.; New Brunswick, N.J.; Williston, N.D.; Toledo, Ohio; Lexington, S.C.; Beaumont, La Porte and Midland, Texas; and Tacoma, Wash.

Summary of Position

Working from electronic reports, pick list and supervisor instruction to perform duties to ship, receive and distribute parts to inventory, deliver parts to work cells and stock excess inventory.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Unpack, examines and routes incoming shipments to defined location, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages. 

  • Move material to appropriate areas throughout the plant and document in accordance with established procedures. 

  • Retrieve excess/unused parts from assembly and adjust work orders to reflect accurate part usage

  • Pull parts, stage in designated shipping area, update appropriate software to reflect actions and pack parts for shipment to minimize damage during transit

  • Maintains inventory levels and notifies supervisor of potential shortages or inventory discrepancies

  • Review work orders and retrieve parts needed for assembly process and deliver to assembly area; Review kit work order, cut designated hosing and attach hose ends as defined

  • Use appropriate software system to verify status of inventory

  • Maintain Shipping Supplies and notify supervisor when inventory is low

  • Review shipping instructions to determine standard processing or special processing

  • Identify International shipments, complete/obtain necessary paperwork and attach paperwork to shipment

  • Review daily shipments and notify freight carrier of dimensions and weight of shipment

  • Greet walk in customers, assess need, and assist with pick up of orders

  • Process customer returns and update inventory levels in appropriate systems, as required

  • Perform Cycle Counts in accordance with established procedures

  • Inspect and perform fork lift audit at the beginning and end of shift.  Perform routine maintenance on fork lift as required.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area complying with all 5S initiatives.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to obtain Fork Lift Certification

  • 6+ months related work experience

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 630-954-2000. All other applications must be submitted online.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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