Shipping and Receiving Clerk


Website Element Materials Technology

Aerospace Metal Testing

Shipping & Receiving Clerk  (Shift 11a – 730pm)
Job Locations US-CT-South Windsor

Element has an opportunity for a Shipping and Receiving Associate to perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. This includes but is not limiting to the verification of the materials received are as ordered and continue to proceed to route the incoming items to the appropriate departments/locations. This role is responsible to prepare and schedule items for shipment; ensuring cost effective courier services. This entry level role will also reinforce the department as a backup driver.
Prepare shipments for postal or commercial conveyance and determine the most economical and efficient shipping method including but not limited to the selecting the appropriate shipping container and pack items to ensure safe delivery
Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures
Ability to receive, track, and distribute / stock materials, supplies, and equipment
Obtain authorized signatures for accepted items
Inspect shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
Receive and unload incoming materials and compare information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers
May operate dolly, pallet jack, and / or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may operate shrink-wrap machine; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms
Prepare bills of lading; check items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct
Trace lost shipments and / or customer claims of lost shipments; initiate proof of delivery documents
Maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping / receiving records
Follow established department policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, as well as safety, environmental, and / or infection control standards.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Skills / Qualifications
Computer experience including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to understand, follow, and maintain quality, safety, and / or infection control standards
Records maintenance skills
Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects
Strong attention to detail
General administrative methods, principals and practices
Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks
Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a detailed fashion
Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events / projects in the community, with customers and within the company
Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
Well developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.
Company Overview
Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.
Diversity Statement
At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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