Shipping & Receiving Associate

Location: Elgin, IL. 60123
Job Type: Temp-to-Hire
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with OT on Saturdays
Pay: $18 p/h
Shift: 1st.


Responsible for procuring all domestic and International shipments following all customers’ requirements as well as all company’s procedures.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Must be able to work in the USA.
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent forklift experience in Sit-Down & Stand-Up electric forklifts and be able to demonstrate their abilities.
  • Able to work in fast pace environment.
  • Most be able to work with other and have strong communication skills.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. (Periodically).
  • Leadership skills.
  • Excellent with basic math.
  • Bilingual is a big plus.
  • Have own transportation and be reliable.
  • Be willing to work OT.


  • Holiday pay after 90 days.
  • Sick days.
  • Two weeks of vacation (80 hours) after six months of employment.
  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental).
  • Retirement Plan (401k) After 12 months of continuous employment.
  • Medical Insurance for the employee after 30 days.

Main activities:

  • Responsibilities:
  • Receive incoming shipments and compare items to purchase orders provided by the purchasing department.
  • Count items to ensure that the correct items and quantities have been received.
  • Determine storage areas for incoming shipments and allocate appropriate space within the warehouse.
  • Assist in physically moving incoming items to designated storage areas and supervise storage activities.
  • Look through orders to determine order-picking activities and pick orders according to the specific instructions provided.
  • Match order information in order cards with information on picked items to ensure conformity.
  • Operate forklifts to pick heavy boxes and transport them to checking areas.
  • Loading and unloading trucks and determining safe ways of stacking items on the truck and retrieving items in a safe manner.
  • Record damaged or defective items and replace them according to company policies.
  • Route inbound small packages to departments.
  • Perform physical inventory every month.
  • Maintained shipping area cleaned and organized always.