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Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Vaisala is a global technology leader and expert in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements and our solutions enable customers to find answers, remove doubt, and make smarter decisions.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet.  Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are Vaisala's core, both past and present. In line with our mission “Observations for a better world,” we continue our work to help find answers and take action for a sustainable future.  

 

Our employees demonstrate, uphold, support, and model the Vaisala Values: Customer Focus, Innovation & Renewal, Strong Together and Integrity. Sharing strong and common values is part of our culture and enables us to work towards our shared mission.

 

Vaisala Operations sources, manufactures, and delivers all Vaisala’s products. We drive excellence in high-mix, low-volume production. The command of a large product portfolio, in-house manufacturing of key technologies and partnership-based sourcing have always been our core strength. We manufacture products with short lead times and high delivery accuracy without compromising quality.

 

Position Description:
We are currently searching for a highly organized and customer-focused Shipping and Receiving Clerk in our Louisville, Colorado office.  This role will perform all duties to ensure the timely and accurate receipt and shipment of materials, products, and systems. 

 

Per Vaisala policy, the successful candidate will be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

 

In this role, you will:

  • Receive materials in daily shipments from various carriers.
  • Inspect receipts for damage and accuracy of paperwork.
  • Receive materials into MRP system. 
  • Distribute materials to appropriate inventory locations.
  • Ensure that all shipping/receiving equipment is properly maintained.
  • Deliver and/or support appropriate safety training for all logistics personnel.
  • Obtain and process product orders, including receiving deliveries, registering and distributing packages and letters within the company.
  • Handle issues arising in shipping or inventory handling.
  • Ensure adherence to environmental management and systems.
  • Trouble shoots shipping issues and customer complaints that arise and work to solve them.
  • Maintains internal record-keeping systems.
  • Contacts resource people for various information. Contacts transport companies and suppliers to expedite, trace, or return merchandise that does not conform to specifications or purchase orders.
  • Assembles containers and crates, packs goods to be shipped, and prepares identifying information and shipping instructions.
  • Takes inventory, maintains storage area, organizes, and places stock on shelves.
  • Proactively recommend and implement process improvements in the logistics area.

 


We are looking for someone who has:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in domestic and international shipping.  Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with shipping/freight carriers and their automated systems or web portals. Our logistics providers include UPS, DHL, Fed-Ex, and other freight forwarders.
  • International shipping experience.
  • Motivated, self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team. 
  • Experience working in a customer facing role and providing excellent customer service.
  • Detail-oriented and willing to learn quickly. 
  • Expertise with PC’s and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience in MRP systems, (Oracle preferred).
  • Certified forklift operator.
  • Knows safe storage and handling procedures for various chemicals and materials.  As well as knows proper shipping procedures for transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent cooperation, networking, communication and influencing skills across the organization. 
  • Strive for delivering results and keeping to schedules. 
  • Applying your own expertise and sharing knowledge with others.

 


Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. 

 


ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: $23-26 per hour. (Salary is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data).  Additionally, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package which is outlined below.
 

 

 

 

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!

 

What we offer:

Our benefits package includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, a variety of voluntary benefits programs, fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.

 

To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a complete background check prior to an offer being extended.

 

EOE AA M/F/V/D

Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.

EOE AA M/F/V/D

Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.

 

EEO Is the Law Poster

 

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at ushr@vaisala.com. Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).

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