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Shipping & Receiving Generalist at McNichols in Fife, Washington

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

With 19 service centers nationwide, McNICHOLS CO. is North America’s leading supplier and fabricator of “Hole Products,” including Perforated and Expanded Metals, Wire Mesh and Designer Metals, as well as a complete line of Metal Grating and Flooring Products. Founded in 1952 by the late Robert L. McNichols, the Company was established on strong values, high ethical standards, and a commitment to employees and customers.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Shipping and Receiving Associate to join our HOLE team. This position performs warehouse functions including shipping, receiving, picking inventory and wrapping/crating orders according to detailed order and quality requirements.

All uniforms, steel toed boots, and safety equipment is provided in a clean, safe work environment. We also offer an excellent training program, skill based pay, and great opportunities for career growth.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Pack and ship customer orders.

  • Accurately receive incoming material to maintain inventory integrity.

  • Safely operate forklifts and other lift equipment, handle material and load and unload LTL carriers.

  • Organize material pulls for orders to maintain an efficient workflow.

  • Process incoming material including inspecting and receiving POs, interbranch and vendor material, customer returns and damaged freight.

  • Provide excellent customer service; answer phone, direct walk up customers to sales, and answer questions.

  • Assure timely shipment of orders and communicate issues.

  • Maintain high quality standards by following standardized procedures and processes.

  • Follow required safety and quality procedures.

  • Order and maintain proper shipping and packing supplies including skids, strapping and labels.

  • Properly tag and hold incoming LTL material or returned orders in preparation for receiving

  • Call carriers to arrange order pickups.

  • Use power tools such as chop saw, banders and packaging machines

  • Maintain equipment by following routine preventative maintenance requirements

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Intermediate computer knowledge; capable of using inventory systems and RF scanners 

  • Experience with UPS Worldship and Fed Ex shipping programs preferred

  • Experience driving a forklift; side loader and overhead crane experience a plus

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift material up to 50 pounds, and perform other physical tasks. 

  • Ability to work independently and in a fast paced team environment

  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Experience with ISO 9001:2008, 5S / Lean a plus

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

McNichols is proud to reward our team with quarterly recognition incentives and a generous benefits package including 1st day eligibility for health insurance, 3 weeks of PTO, 9+ paid holidays, 401k with partial employer match and company provided disability/life insurance.

McNichols is a Drug Free Workplace and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Visit our website at to hear “The HOLE Story”.


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