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Shipping Operator

Company: Koozie Group
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Koozie Group

If our name sounds familiar, there's a reason why. We're the people behind the iconic Koozie Can Kooler - and more! As one of the largest suppliers in the promotional products industry, you've probably seen our work everywhere from your local bank to a large concert or sporting event. We imprint company logos and slogans on everything from pens to coffee tumblers, lunch bags, tech accessories, camp chairs, and award-winning calendars, to name just a few. Our desire to benefit our people, customers, communities, and industry is behind all that we do. We call it Keep It. Give It., and it ensures that we are leaving a positive, lasting impact with the products and solutions we deliver.

We're looking for the right person to fill this role. Read on if you want to know more and discover how we like to keep the good going !

Great reasons to join Koozie Group:

  • People-first culture
  • Flexible schedules
  • Great shift differential (2nd shift: $1.25/hour / 3rd shift and weekend shifts: $1.75/hour)
  • We will train for all positions!
  • Climate-controlled environment (clean and heat/air-conditioning)
  • Great benefits, including:
    • Medical HSA and HRA plans
    • Flex spending accounts
    • PPO dental
    • VSP vision
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employer-paid life insurance
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • PTO - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, personal)
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Employee recognition program
    • Employee charitable giveback program (up to $250 value)

      Job Summary:

      Under general supervision operates shipping station responsible for accurately checking, processing and organizing parcels for shipment. S ets up, adjusts, and operates fork trucks or four wheelers equipment to move product for shipment or storage throughout the facility.

      Primary Job Responsibilities:

      • Responsible for accurate and timely processing of orders that meet customer ship dates and Koozie Group's quality standards.
      • Process orders through shipping system, insuring proper shipping method is used .

        • Complete all related paperwork , ensuring all information is accurate and filed correctly .
        • Operate machines and perform peripheral duties efficiently .
        • Follow all standard operating procedures .
        • Provide quotes on rates when requested .
        • Responsible to maintain accurate spreadsheets and communicate with MFG Team and customer service to meet ship dates. Shipments include bulk trucks, ship-with's , will calls, and problem orders . Utilize the PC to insure the shipments are entered and documented correctly .

          • Responsible for checking orders to insure they were reported correctly and closed . Report any errors to the appropriate supervisor . Provide a smooth workflow of manufacturing orders between Job Traveler Checking and Billing .
          • Responsible for printing summary reports and transmitting daily .
          • Fill out paperwork . Keeps , records, and attaches correct paperwork to orders , including custom documents.
          • Continuous lifting of (40 - 45 lb) packages to load and unload cartons from skids to the conveyor or the reverse as required .
          • Inspect and perform daily maintenance on powered pallet jacks.

            • Continually scan labels to ensure product is delivered to correct pallets .
            • Ensure that orders are correctly sorted according to shipping method and ship dates.
            • Ensure pallets and skids are safe to utilize , and ensures that cartons are stacked correctly to avoid damage to product .
            • Change wrap, program the skid wrapper , wrap and mark all full skids according to shipping method and number of skids in numerical order .
            • Coordinate calls to the carriers in a timely matter to ensure the shipment of the product .

              • Perform the pulling of skids from the warehouse to make changes requested from the plant.
              • Work with the warehouse to coordinate the locations of skids for the carriers, daily and storage .
              • Coordinate the continuous flow of work between the two shipping stations to assist in processing as many orders through the station before the processing deadline of 4: 30 pm.
              • Continually move from various duties within the requirements of the job to provide a smooth workflow.
              • Have ability to work overtime as required during increase in business volume.

                Additional Responsibilities:

                • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.
                • Recommends and implements process improvements.
                • Supports teamwork through active participation and/or helping team ideas work.

                  • Maintains the work area in a neat and orderly manner at all times .
                  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees.
                  • Provides supporting data for performance evaluations.
                  • Performs duties in a safe manner and observes approved safety equipment and procedures at all times.


                    Education: High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience working within the shipping/receiving/warehouse area.

                    Job Skills:

                    • Organizational and communication skills .

                      • Reading, writing, and math skills.
                      • Mechanical skills preferred.
                      • Safe forklift and four- wheel operation .
                      • Ability to lift 40 - 45 lb packages frequently .
                      • Ability to work overtime as required as business volume may increase during peak times.

                        Job Experience:

                        • Knowledge of quality methods and techniques preferred.
                        • Knowledge and experience operating shipping software preferred.
                        • Knowledge and experience operating Oracle software preferred.

                          • Previous work as a machine operator in a production and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.
                          • Prior experience with fork trucks or powered pallet jacks is preferred

                            Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm to keep the good going , you will find your way at Koozie Group.

                            Koozie Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Koozie Group also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

                            In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Koozie Group will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Associated topics: associate, clerk, dockworker, logistics agent, logistics intern, stocker, trainee, unloading, warehouse engineer, warehouse technician

Keywords: Koozie Group, Sioux Falls , Shipping Operator, Other , Springfield, South Dakota

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