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Shipping & Receiving Associate

Company: McNichols Company
Location: Elk Grove Village
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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.
  • Call carriers to arrange order pickups.
  • Use power tools such as chop saw, banders and packaging machines


  • 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 learn more.

Keywords: McNichols Company, Chicago , Shipping & Receiving Associate, Other , Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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