Shipping & Receiving Coordinator

October 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$21 - $32
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


The Shipping & Receiving Coordinator performs administrative duties in support of activities related to the shipping of finished goods. Communicates and coordinates with transportation companies. Handles routine questions and problems and maintains open communication with other departments throughout the shipping/delivery cycle. Confirms the accuracy of invoices, bills and charges relative to the shipment of goods. Logs order information into the computer and files and distributes paperwork as necessary. Maintains records and generates reports for accounting and other areas.

Position Responsibilities

  • Executes shipping processes including packaging, labeling and shipment of product
  • Identifies, tracks and maintains all necessary materials and documentation to support internal and external audits
  • Researches shipping internationally to U.S. allies. Coordinates shipments for commercial, DoD and international conveyance including all necessary documentation, schedule freight shipments with freight forwarders and carriers and verify shipments' compliance integrity
  • Maintains department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records
  • Identifies shipping requirements and best routes and methods for delivery to meet customer requirements
  • Implements best practices including safety requirements, maintaining desk procedures and mentoring junior level staff
  • Works with various departments to coordinate shipping efforts, including Contracts, Legal, Business Development, Engineering, Finance and Supply Chain
  • Works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental standards. Performs work assignments under minimal supervision
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years' relevant experience
  • Experienced supporting FAA and DOT audits as well as working cross- functionally with other departments
  • Advanced experience utilizing UPS, DHL or FedEx online shipping system
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Is competent in use of shipment processing and vendor related programs
  • Effectively prioritizes workload to meet scheduling demands and timelines
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • HAZMAT ground and air shipping certification is preferred
  • 4+ years in a global shipping environment is preferred
  • Prior forklift experience and/or certification is a plus
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-drive environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others and the company
  • Has strong understanding of International shipping and customs. Possesses strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment (Constant)
  • Ability to regularly stand for long periods of time (Frequent)
  • Walk, handle, or feel with the ability to reach with hands and arms (Constant)
  • Required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (Occasional)
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs. and carry/move objects of varying shapes and sizes (Frequent)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $21 - $32

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizenship required

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