Packer-Shipper II

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Buffalo, NY
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description


Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics , telecommunications , commercial aerospace , defense , medical , automotive , and many more.

Our products, services and expertise help enable customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.

As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

For more information, check out our video " Materion Is " along with other videos of us showing you how we're Making a Difference our shared purpose of" Making Advanced materials that Improve the World."

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Under the direction of the Shipping-Packing Supervisor, the Packer-Shipper II will package and prepare domestic and international regulated and non-regulated customer orders according to established procedures and applicable regulations.


In addition to Packer-Shipper I duties:

Monitor orders for on time shipment

Ensure proper staffing in all areas/positions to provide continuous work flow

Communication with Sales department on a daily basis as needed

Assist in delegating work assigned by Shipping -Packing Supervisor to appropriate personnel

Instruct and assist such employees, when necessary, in the proper packaging and shipping procedures, i.e Cross-Training.

Report and discuss any issues with employees, equipment or processes with the Shipping-Packing Supervisor.

Manage stock of supplies, ensuring the department has everything needed.

Backup support to Packer-Shipper Lead and Shipping Coordinator-International as needed.

Packer- Shipper I duties:

Ability to work under pressure and meet daily deadlines.

Must be able to work flexible schedule and hours dependent upon business needs/as necessary.

Ability to work in a "clean-room" environment.

Participate in regularly scheduled physical inventories.

Ensure material collected corresponds with picking list, weigh material, check item number, lot number, quantity, and special packaging.

Determine appropriate packaging according to carrier specifications and regulations.

Calculate value of shipment for insurance purposes and verify customer specifications have been met.

Flexibility and willingness to assist other areas as needed. Strong cross-functional adaptability required.

Prepare shipment following established procedures.

Process all shipping transactions in current business system.

Work with Continuous Improvement Leader to develop process improvements using Lean/Value Stream management methodology.

Determine appropriate documentation and enter information into UPS/FED EX Software or any other required software programs.

Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures. Comply with all safety, quality, procedures and policies.

The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.


High School Diploma and/or GED. Minimum of 2 yrs related packaging-shipping experience required.