Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Midwest Industrial Rubber Inc - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)

Midwest Industrial Rubber, Inc.

MIR is the premier independent, specialty fabricator and distributor of light weight conveyor belting and accessories in North America. MIR was founded in January 1980 in response to the needs of manufacturing facilities to have in-plant expertise, as well as access to products and services that minimize downtime and increase productivity. Our focus is on providing value-added products and services through our 14 full service sales and fabrication facilities located across the U.S. Our corporate headquarters is in St. Louis, Missouri.

Over the years, we have expanded across America as more and more of our customers requested service in close proximity to their facilities. We have customers in food processing, paper converting & print, package handling, plastics & metals, distribution & warehouse, and other general industries. We continue to expand our customer base by adding innovative, continuous improvement initiatives, and overall value-added services that remain unparalleled to our market competitors.

Position Profile

Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Reports To: Production or Operations Manager

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Please note that this candidate would have the primary responsibility of all shipping and receiving within the Branch. They would also be crossed-trained as a Conveyor Belt Technician so that they're able to perform the functions of that position when they are not shipping and receiving.

Ensure timely shipping of belting product; Receive shipments in a timely manner and ensures delivery to correct recipient; Maintain shipping/receiving department with needed supplies; Process and maintain UPS Worldship reports.
Inventory Management
Recognize appropriate inventory usage and reports low levels to supervisor; Maintains cycle counts log; Participates in once-a-year inventory.
Responsible for fabrication of conveyor belting and related industrial products.
Process orders in a safe and efficient manner; Operate light industrial equipment; Communicate with supervisor regarding assigned orders, scheduling, and other production issues.
Travels to customer's location to install product; Occasional overnight travel required.
Maintain Professionalism
Helps set a positive, professional tone to the branch by their example and attention to detail; Projects a professional and courteous demeanor when communicating with supervisors, co-workers, staff, customers and suppliers.

High school diploma required. Associates or Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred. Experience in shipping and receiving, conveyor belt maintenance, and/or inventory management preferred. Valid drivers license and the ability to multi-task required.


Positions requires ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence; Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to supervisors, co-workers, customers and vendors.


Position requires ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to read and understand a tape measure.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry is preferred.


Position requires ability to understand and utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). Experience with AS400 Systems a plus.


Valid drivers license required; This position requires regularly standing and reaching with hands and arms; occasionally stooping, kneeling, or crawling; Position also requires occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 75 pounds.

MIR's Benefits

Our unwavering commitment to our employees has always been at the heart of our business, and we believe it is the key to our success. A skilled, educated and enthusiastic workforce is the best asset any company can have, and we value our employees' potential for growth. To help our employees reach their goals, MIR offers tuition assistance and in-house training. And we promote from within, offering our employees opportunities for both internal advancement and relocation.

While we've grown significantly over the years, MIR is also proud to still have a small business atmosphere that values warmth and personal attention. You'll never be just an employee number at MIR – each of our employees holds a valued place in our organization.

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending account, 401k, and tuition reimbursement.

To highlight a few:
Medical Insurance: MIR pays 90% of the premium for employee-only coverage, leaving only 10% for the employee to pay for. We also offer family coverage and 10% of the premium is covered by MIR.

Long Term Disability: MIR pays 100% of the cost for each employee's long term disability coverage.

401k: MIR contributes 3% of an employees salary. The employee is not required to match or contribute to receive the MIR contribution of 3%.

Tuition Reimbursement: MIR reimburses up to 90% of tuition, after 1 year of employment, for Undergraduate AND Graduate education.