Shipping and Receiving

Employer: Western Industries; 22829 Smyer St. Winfield, KS 67156

Come Join Western Industries Team! This is a great opportunity to grow with us! We are seeking a person that understands the importance of on-time shipping, pays attention to detail, enjoys data entry and tracking of information, and is willing to work as a team to provide excellent customer service!

—Western Industries is a leader in the Blow Mold Industry. We manufacture and ship some of the most recognizable plastic products on the market! Western Industries is a great place to work, offering set work schedules, stability, competitive wages, room for advancement and GREAT BENEFIT, YOU can’t go wrong! Learn more and apply today!

The shipping clerk shall track the shipping schedules and keep paperwork organized to ensure products are shipped correctly and on time. The clerk will assign loads to the shipping personnel and notify them of any customer specific shipping requirements. After the shipment the clerk shall maintain the shipment in the computer system. This employee must have safety awareness, must be reliable with little direct supervision, and must be quality and waste conscious.

Essential Functions
Review order status from ERP System & Excel Sheets
Prepare shipping documents using ERP system and/or client designated systems
Schedule shipments with carriers
Assign loads to shipping teams in order to fulfill the shipping schedule
Document verification, sorting & filing on daily shipments
Adhere to company and department policies and procedures
Follow instructions and respond to management direction
Observe safety and security procedures
Meet productivity standards, including completing work in a timely manner
Be able to professionally communicate with Supervisor and other Department Managers
Communicate with Internal and External Customers
Additional duties may be assigned
Pick and Pack as required
Forklift operation

Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of basic computer skills, MS Office is required
Ability to do basic math calculations
Problem solving
Customer Service
Strong attention to detail, including accuracy and thoroughness
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, without direct supervision.

Work Environment
This job operates in a clerical and shop floor environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Shop floor area is not climate controlled and can have moderate to high noise levels.

Physical Demands
Stress involve in meeting daily shipping deadlines. Operation of office equipment including but not limited to computer, fax, copiers, printers and phone. Other physical demands include standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, bending, squatting, reaching, twisting and grasping objects. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Required Education and Experience
High school diploma required, college degree preferred
Minimum 2 years working in a manufacturing or distribution environment

Paid Holiday’s and Vacation

Please submit a resume to or call 620-705-5789 to schedule an appointment to apply in person at the Employment Center.