Vacancies Shipping Clerk
Surface Solutions – Metco Aero & Energy | Houston

Job Title: Shipping Clerk

Reports to: Operations Planner

Department: Logistics

Location: Houston, Texas



Receives, verifies, and processes incoming shipments. Packs and prepares products for shipping from the plant. Coordinates with Planner to ensure timely pickups and deliveries while adhering to all safety and compliance regulations. Maintains organization of the warehouse where raw materials and finished goods are stored.




1.Operate forklifts to receive, ship, load, unload, move and store products and materials in a safe manner that assures material will be safe from damage and accurately accounted for.  

2.Utilize Transportation Management System (TMS) Software to pick, pack and ship Customer and Intercompany Orders.

3.Operate forklifts with safety first principles. Adhere to other safety regulations on-site.

4.Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.

5.Maintains the organization of raw/finished goods in the warehouse. Assists in quarterly/yearly inventory counts.

6.Performs other duties as assigned that would lead to successful operation of department, team and/or mission.




•Preference will be given to candidates who have experience operating a forklift, available to work overtime hours during the busier times of the year and able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time

•Knowledge equivalent to high school, industrial or trade training.  Must be able to read and understand instructions in English.

•3-5 years of Material Handling/Warehouse Associate experience involving picking, packing and put away of materials in production operations.

•Must have general computer skills (Windows, Internet, Office) with preferences given to those candidates with previous experience working in SAP.

•Must be able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

•Must be able to conform to ISO and other internal/external regulations.

•Must have a high attention to detail.


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13,500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1,350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.




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