Shipping/ Receiving Clerk

  • Century, Inc.
  • Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 49686
  • Aug 24, 2017
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Century Sun, a division of Century, Inc., was founded in Traverse City, Michigan in 1980 and is consistently recognized as one of the top Commercial Metal Treating facilities in North America. The company services the metalworking, tooling, automotive and aerospace industries throughout the US and Canada at our Traverse City manufacturing facility and distribution centers in Grand Rapids and Detroit, MI.

Century Sun offers competitive pay and a full benefit package including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability insurance, Vacation and Holiday pay, and 401K.


Century Sun is currently seeking a new team member in our Shipping/Receiving department. The person in this position receives incoming work, confirms customer requirements and determines how to process. They also inspect and ship completed work.


The ideal Shipping/Receiving Clerk candidate will:

  • Be detail oriented
  • Communicate well with teammates
  • Comply with company safety and quality requirements
  • Be comfortable completing paperwork in writing or on a computer
  • Be willing to learn about our customers and industry
  • Look for opportunities to improve our processes and customer experience
  • Enjoy a busy work day with a variety of tasks
  • Not want to sit behind a desk all day
  • Be interested in the manufacturing industry and how things are made

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

A Shipping/Receiving Clerk will be expected to:

  • Comply with all safety and quality requirements
  • Be certified or become certified to drive a hi-lo in an industrial setting
  • Read industrial prints
  • Utilize computerized visual shop system
  • Perform inspection such as hardness testing on completed parts
  • Locate and distribute parts to the appropriate teams
  • Package freight / UPS
  • Load /Unload trucks
  • Become knowledgeable about truck routes

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret general communications. Ability to write business correspondence and to effectively present information to managers and co-workers.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Other Qualifications

Applicant must be in good physical condition and able to push and pull heavy carts, pick up or carry heavy objects.


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