Shipping & Receiving Associate

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Shipping & Receiving Team. This individual will need to verify and keep records of incoming and outing shipments. Prepares items for shipment using proper tools and packaging materials. Including, construction, crating, shrink wrapping etc. Maintain good housekeeping and compliance to 5S/Lean manufacturing concepts/practices.
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Michigan City, IN
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Dekker Technologies, Inc., is a privately held company comprised of a manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution facility located in Michigan City, Indiana.  Over the last decade, Dekker Technologies has grown to be one of the leading vacuum pump, systems, and equipment suppliers in the industry.  This growth is based on Dekker’s unique solutions based approach to selling which ensures users receive the best product solution for their application.

An energetic, aggressive, and dynamic leadership team has been put together with the commitment to grow the business significantly over the next five years.   With technical expertise, product knowledge, and commitment to exceed customer expectations, Dekker is quickly becoming the partner of choice for an ever increasing number of customers.  We are a family friendly culture, focused on offering our associates a challenge while balancing quality of life. 

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Shipping & Receiving Team!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Verify and keep records of incoming and out going shipments

  • Prepares items for shipment using proper tools and packaging materials including, construction, crating, shrink wrapping etc.

  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records

  • Unpack and examine incoming shipments, rejects/reports damaged items, and records shortages

  • Maintain accurate inventory of shipping materials and supplies

  • Operate lift truck/hand truck to move or store materials

  • Maintain accurate records of outgoing and incoming shipments

  • Perform unpacking of shipment deliveries, enter product into computer inventory system and store in proper warehouse location

  • Maintain computer automated inventory and management system to ensure actual physical inventory matches database logical inventory.Investigate/correct inventory discrepancies

  • Communicate effectively with internal manufacturing, supervisory, and support groups concerning materials, inventory and shipment issues

  • Deliver product or other materials to departments

  • Work with transportation carriers regarding incoming and outgoing product shipments

  • Manually lift materials for storage and/or transport to manufacturing operations

  • Maintain compliance to safe work and quality compliance standards and practices

  • Maintain good housekeeping and compliance to 5S/Lean manufacturing concepts/practices


  • High school diploma or equivalent education

  • 3-5 years of related experience in a manufacturing or distribution operations

  • Knowledge of shipping/receiving/inventory control procedures

  • Able to stand for long periods and manually lift heavy objects as required

  • Computer proficiency –Microsoft Word. Able to learn and effectively use computerized inventory systems

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with manufacturing, internal support groups, and external transportation carriers

  • Able to safely operate an industrial forklift or other lift/transport equipment

  • Able to use hand/power tools as required


  • Product and material knowledge
  • Inventory knowledge
  • Computer proficiency
  • Organization skill
  • Attention to detail
  • Document preparation/verification
  • Material component storage
  • Hand and power tool usage
  • Forklift usage/licensing

Dekker Vacuum Technologies, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, LTD, STD, and 401k with company match.  Please submit cover letter and resume to: