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Shipping/receiving/warehouse Associate I

Company: Silgan Containers Corporation
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Warehouse Team Member's key responsibilities are the daily movement of all goods in the supply chain. This includes put away of finished goods into warehouse, staging orders, loading orders onto a truck, receive and put away of raw materials, supplying production with raw materials and WIP. WTM are responsible for completion of all documentation, conducting inventory / cycle counts of FG and raw materials, and tracking locations of all goods using inventory management system. WTM are first responders to the automated palletizing work cell (WC 99). Owners of the general warehouse operation.

Essential Functions

* Must be able to efficiently perform a minimum of two of the following roles: Inbound, Outbound, and Receiving positions. * Must demonstrate the ability to complete a minimum of two of the following: raw material, resin, finished goods, night prep, floor, and runner tasks for physical inventory. * Must be proficient in the use of Protraq using hand-held scanner and computer for all positions. * Create and lead safety / job training for the warehouse team in a formal setting. * Train new employees, WBL students, and temps in required positions. * Assist in customer complaint investigations and corrective actions. * Be active participants in continuous improvement. * Provide valuable and timely feedback to the warehouse supervisor on all performance issues of all team members. * Keep the warehouse supervisor and/or supply chain manager informed of trouble areas, and participate in the development of solutions for those areas.


* First responder to WC 99 * Throughout the shift, supply production with all raw materials needed for the shift and put away when no longer needed. (finished goods, foam, foil, color, boxes, pallets and etc.) * Pull finished goods pallets from WC99 wrapper and verify all COC's match and create pallet tags and place on pallet. * Put away all finished goods pallets in warehouse. * Fill pallet dispenser with pallets on WC 99 and CC8 * Pull Intercept pallets from work cell and bring to warehouse to apply corner boards, top sheets, wrap, and tag. Then put away in the racks provided for Intercept pallets. * Pull non automated pallets from production door and bring to warehouse to wrap, tag, and put away * Ability to pump resin from rail cars to silo's, clean pumps and lines, obtain silo readings, and climb silo's if necessary. * Complete all required documentation including "Row 1" clearance at shift change.


* Pick and stage finished goods for shipping. * Inspect all loads for quality issues and correct prior to loading. * Live load full truck loads, LTL, and package deliver services (UPS, FedEx). * Stage, audit, and document Intercept shipments. * Assist in unloading and storage of raw materials. * Cycle counts of finished goods. * Facilitate FIFO and warehouse organization with Inbound. * Complete all required pick/loading documentation and verifications. * Create labels and ship items via UPS


* Physically receive all raw material deliveries (boxes, pallets, color, labels). * Verify all deliveries for damage, quantity accuracy, and documentation. * Receive into system, tag all required material, and place in designated storage location. * Deliver received packages to appropriate departments. * Conduct cycle counts of raw material. * Get resin readings daily. * Responsible for pumping resin from railcars to silo's. Climb silo's if necessary. * Return raw materials in system, retag, and return to designated storage area. * Inspect and sort CHEP pallets and return unusable pallets.

Non-Essential Functions

* Maintain clean work area and general housekeeping. * Take out trash and scrap corrugate during and EOS. * Perform other duties as assigned. * Help in other job functions as required. * Assist in loading and unloading of material and equipment for other departments.

Job Requirements

* Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent * 3 years' experience in inventory and warehousing required * Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, & Outlook) * Good written and verbal communication skills * Ability to safely operate a fork truck. * Must be able to safely work in high traffic area.

Physical Requirements:

* Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35-degree angle. * Ability to pick up boxes and buckets of product weighing up to 50 lbs. from a pallet. * Must be able to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 30 lbs. * Pulling or pushing a hand jack with product weighing up to 500 lbs. * Repetitive mounting and dismounting of forklift. * Must have good or corrected vision and hearing.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.


Keywords: Silgan Containers Corporation, Kingsport , Shipping/receiving/warehouse Associate I, Other , Kingsport, Tennessee

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