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1 May 2023

Full-Time Shipping & Receiving – JR0020702

Alfa Laval Inc – Posted by Lauren Ross Anywhere

Job Description


At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.


Who you are


You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to work in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, and Satisfaction. You are driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.


OBJECTIVE (broad function, scope and purpose for the position)


Performs a variety of duties including shipping, receiving, packaging, pickups, deliveries, and inventory control for our internal and external customers.


BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION (outline job duties and responsibilities):

* Responsible for shipping, receiving, distribution of Alfa Laval and customer equipment.

* Takes and stores photos of incoming and outgoing shipments.

* Unpacks and repacks received components in cardboard or wood containers that they were received in.

* Maintain databases of job/parts storage and also Movement Logs.

* Inventory received parts with correct jobs.

* Pick up &/or deliver customer equipment or parts going to vendors.

* Drive Company truck to pick up/ deliver loads to / from customer and suppliers. Must be able to properly secure the loads for transport.

* Responsible for inventory control maintains inventory of machinery and equipment and participates in physical inventories.

* Responsible for data entry verifies accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments and maintains related records such as receiving reports, pictures and updating of electronic data bases.

* Plan, assemble, disassemble, fabricate or repair crates, boxes, cartons, pallets and other packaging containers of large or unusual size and shape, wraps, protects and packs machinery, equipment or other items for shipment domestically and internationally.

* Operates lift truck or other related equipment, transfer equipment to and from warehouses.

* Rigging and lifting of large/heavy items, trained to use straps, large crane hoists and other lifting equipment.

* Provides security and effective control of customer and Alfa Laval equipment, shop support, and movement of materials or equipment as required inside shop.

* Active participant in ALPS meetings.


* Disassemble customers’ equipment to prepare for cleaning.

*  Stage repair jobs and parts according to weekly schedule.

* Schedule shipments using authorized carriers

* Prepare shipping paperwork

* Perform daily checklist inspections

* Keep inventory of stored equipment

* Manage vendors and PO’s in Movex.

* Manage Amex P-card purchases and monthly accounting.

* Perform facility and equipment maintenance


ORGANIZATIONAL COMPONENTS (level of functional responsibility, level of direction received, and ability to initiate work):


The Service Center Shipping & Receiving personnel reports to the Service Center Shop Supervisor.  Job responsibility includes overall support of high speed separator and decanter repairs for our internal and external customers.  Works effectively in a strong team environment; continually seeking ways to improve S&R process (continuous improvement). Cooperates with team leads (or designee) and must be able to interact in a professional manner with administrative staff and co-workers.



* Safety – follows and works with all EH&S policies

* Transactional accuracy (Performs computer functions accurately)

* Volume of shipping claims (Chesapeake)


F1: Concern for Excellence – Committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality; sets high standards of performance for self and others.


* F2: Customer Service Orientation – Concerned to provide a prompt, efficient and personalized service to clients; goes out of way to ensure that individual customer needs are met.

* B3: Building and Maintaining Relationships – Able to establish and maintain relationships with people at all levels; puts other at ease; promotes harmony and consensus through diplomatic handling of disagreements and potential conflict.

* B5: Flexibility – Adaptable; receptive to new ideas; willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstance

* B2: Teamwork – Co-operates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; shares information; supports others.



* Education (degree or years) and/or Certification/Registration:

High School degree or Equivalent.

* Type and Length of Experience:

Experience in Warehousing, Production or Physical Distribution

* Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes Desired in Candidate:

* Ability to operate a forklift truck, hand pallet jacks and cranes.

* Ability to use carpentry hand and power tools, special Alfa Laval tools and work from specifications, blueprint measurements and shipping instructions.

* Ability to work independently.

* Must have a drive for attention to detail.

* Must be organized.

* Basic PC knowledge and MS office suite (clocking in and out, scanning bar codes taking photos)



* Must wear company supplied uniforms and maintain professional business presentation

* Valid Driver’s License

* Read and write and effectively communicate in the English language.

* Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. as required

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS (i.e., travel, signing of Non-Competition and/or Invention Agreements):

May be asked to travel to a customer’s facility to perform repair activity

Must sign Invention and Confidentiality agreement


What’s in it for you?


We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more.


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