Election Systems & Software

  • Shipping Assistant

    Job Location US-AL-Birmingham
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/10/2018 3:49 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Assist shipping supervisor in scheduling all outbound and some inbound shipments from and too the Birmingham facilities.  Assist in acquiring competitive rate quotes and appropriate delivery dates for orders/shipments from approved trucking companies and help make shipping arrangements based on availability.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

    • Prepare shipping documentation (BOL-s and packing lists) plus generating shipping labels. Send BOL-s daily to Accounting and Customer Service departments to allow proper invoicing of all items.
    • Assist Sales, Customer Service, and Accounting with research of shipped items. Communicate all changes to appropriate management, and CSR personnel on a timely basis.
    • Purchase materials required for assembly and boxing of products and other shipping activities. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
    • Use forklift and pallet jacks to efficiently move warehoused products. Pack items for shipment; verify contents of received packages.



    Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


    Experience: At least 1 year of experience in a shipping and receiving environment preferred.



    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions (in English), short correspondence, and memos. 

    Ability to write simple correspondence

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.   


    Licenses/Certifications Required:  Driver’s license required and Forklift license preferred.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 


    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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a pressroom environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.


    Travel:  Minimal travel.


    Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


    EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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