MEC Inc. Shipping & Receiving Coordinator - Byron Center/1st shift in Byron Center, Michigan

Each employee is an owner of MEC through our ESOP plan.

Primary Function: As an owner/operator at MEC you will be responsible for transport of incoming and outgoing materials to designated areas as assigned. Operate forklift, electrical hoist, or other power-driven equipment to load or move materials. Load or unload material onto or from pallets, trays, or shelves. Process required paperwork. Perform preventative maintenance such as: daily vehicle inspection, recharging batteries, or replacing liquefied propane gas (LP) tank.

* Pay range for this position is $13.16 - 16.25 p/hr. *

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: May include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Guides the direction of Shipping/Receiving, Transportation, and Non-Manufacturing related materials handling, maintaining commitment to continuous improvement and support of internal and external customers

  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of functions; proposes changes and assures successful implementation of approval improvements

  • Helps to compose and maintain Work Instructions regarding Shipping/Receiving, Transportation, Gateway, and Warehouse operations; ensures that all appropriate personnel are trained in current applicable Work Instructions, Quality System Procedures, and Safety and Health Instructions

  • Compares identifying information and courts; weighs or measures items outgoing or incoming shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, packing slips, address labels, and other records

  • Determines method of shipment, if required

  • Affixes/ensures shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons

  • Verifies wooden or cardboard containers and pre-assemble containers are ordered and available

  • Ensures product to pallets using stretch wrap or metal banding

  • Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto creates or containers

  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications

  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies

  • Operates lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work areas

  • Operates powered lift truck or hand truck to load outgoing freight onto trucks

  • Performs all necessary computer transactions

  • Operates weight scale and digital counter

  • Unpack and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages

  • Routes items to Work Centers


  • Safety and Security - Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly

  • Dependability - Consistently at work and on time. Follow instructions and policies, respond to management directions; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commit to long hours or work when necessary to reach goals; complete tasks on time or notifies Supervisor of any problems so they can be addressed immediately

  • Quality Work - Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors own work to ensure quality

  • Productivity - Meet productivity standards; complete work in timely manner; strive to increase productivity; work quickly. Share cost saving ideas; conserve organizational resources

  • Teamwork - Exhibit openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback; focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; keep emotions under control. Put success of team above own interests; support everyone's efforts to succeed; remain open to others' ideas and tries new things. Ask for any offers of help when needed

  • Adaptability - Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

  • Professionalism - Treat people with respect; keep commitments; inspire the trust of others; work with integrity and ethically

  • Technical Skills - Assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursue training and development opportunities; strive to continuously build knowledge and skills; share expertise with others

  • Cooperation - Acts and behaves in a manner that promotes positive morale; gets along with co-workers and supervision consistently

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience - Must have a High School diploma or GED; or 1 to 3 months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Must be certified for forklift. Must have, or be willing to obtain, Class A CDL

Language Ability - Able to read, analyze, and interpret business documents. Able to effectively instruct others, present information and respond to questions from managers or peers

Math Ability - Able to do simple math equations (add, subtract, multiply, divide and percentages)

Communication Skills - Speaks clearly in positive or negative and listens to others without interrupting

Computer Skills - Able to do simple data entry of manufacturing information into spreadsheets, databases and manufacturing systems


Percentage of time during the normal work day the employee is required to:

Sit - 10%

Stand - 10%

Walk - 40%

Drive - 50%

Lift - 10%

The weight required to be lifted during a normal work day:

(Occasionally 1-33:; Frequently 34-66%; Continuously 67-100%)

Up to 10 pounds - Frequently

Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally

Repetitive use of hands and arms:

Grasping 1 to 5 pounds, 10% of the time

Pushing/pulling 5 to 100 pounds, 10% of the time

Personal protective equipment required:

Safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards

Safety glasses with side shields (Z87 rated)

Gloves (leather, rubber, vinyl, cloth, latex, nit-rile) as appropriate


ID: 2018-5532

Street: 990 84th St

Shift: First

External Company Name: Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.

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