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Receiving Lead

Company: Proto Labs, Inc.
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWho is Protolabs?
We are a global digital manufacturer who has developed an industry disruptive software application. Through our suite of service offerings and custom software, we have the ability to manufacture parts in 15 days or less! We are still a young company, but we are rapidly growing across the world and expanding our offerings, most recently acquiring global online manufacturing platform, HUBS.
While we offer a suite of manufacturing services, our North Carolina facility specializes in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), and our CAD Technicians are a critical piece to ensuring we create the best quality parts for our customers, and in record speed!

Why pick us?
Joining our team means working with a rapidly growing, award winning, global manufacturing company with a lot of potential! You gain the opportunity to work with emerging 3D printing technologies at a large scale, while being able to work autonomously to achieve common and collective team goals in a casual manufacturing environment. In return, we'll invest in you with exceptionally competitive benefits and many opportunities to promote! We take pride in being a team and a community, together we celebrate the W's, we grow together from the L's, and most importantly, together we all make this a great place to work!

Be yourself at Protolabs
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a diverse team that feels they are valued in the workplace. So do you feel you do not meet every single requirement but still intrigued? We encourage you to still apply! You can help make our company even better. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, mental or physical ability, or any way you represent yourself. We strongly believe diversity makes for more successful teams.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits including but not limited to:

    • Health Insurance: Traditional OR High Deductible plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health Savings Account (including competitive employer contributions)
    • Dental and Vision
    • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Company-provided Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Paid caregiver leave

    • PTO starting at 15 days/year
    • Education Assistance Program
    • 9 days of Holiday Pay per year
    • Paid Volunteer Hours
    • 401k with company match and immediate vest
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • And more!

      What You'll Do
      Role Overview:
      This opening is for a Receiving Lead (internally called Shipping & Receiving Lead), with a primary focus on Receiving. The Receiving Lead will oversee the timely and efficient receiving, processing, and distribution of incoming packages and coordinate pickups with carriers. They will also manage inventory levels across the building and organize the warehouse areas. This role involves assisting production shippers to process shipments as needed. The shift will be Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm.

      • Serve as a primary point of contact for all Receiving processes

        • Receiving of incoming shipments according to Proto Labs Procedures and Work Instructions - to ensure the integrity of the Inventory system
        • Assessing inventory in areas such as the warehouse, break room, office supply closet etc.,and resupplying as needed

          • Act as subject matter expert for the building regarding all things relating to Ax, Receiving and Warehouse spaces.
          • Prepare and coordinate shipments to/from Proto Labs using UPS, FED EX, LTL carriers or couriers, including communicating shipping weights and dimensions as well as Safety Data sheets, Certificates of Conformance, Bill of Lading and other shipping documentation.
          • Proactively correspond with our Buyers to Identify and locate the destinations for Packages, Equipment, and Supplies that are received.
          • Organizes, plans, and prioritizes daily workload and activities in each functional receiving area to meet daily goals

            • Determine when additional support is required to process received goods for the day, as well as filling in other areas as needed

              • Provides guidance and expert advice on properly scheduling pickups and item removal
              • Identifies training needs and conducts training on equipment, operations, and all work and safety procedures
              • Provides best practices and methods for packing customer parts with regards to the intricacies of each technology
              • Scan customer product related documents and process accordingly
              • Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance
              • Provide constructive feedback of issues on process, personnel, training, etc.
              • Maintain clean and organized work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization
              • Observe all Proto Labs Safety and Quality Procedures
              • Perform additional tasks as assigned

                What You Need:

                • Minimum 1 year experience in the Shipping & Rec. department
                • Minimum 6 months experience receiving products/orders

                  You're Standing Out With:

                  • Prior Warehouse Management experience
                  • Prior Inventory Management experience

                    Education Requirements:

                    • High School Diploma or equivalent

                      Physical Demands:
                      While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is expected to sit and stand for the entire shift, lift up to 50 pounds waist high, carry up to 50 pounds alone. Essential job duties require reaching, bending, and grasping. Able to read machine-shop gages and indicators.

                      Work Environment:
                      Primarily sedentary work performed in an office environment with periods of high concentration and visual focus while analyzing 3-D data. Additional time spent in a laboratory environment with exposure to chemicals and dust. Periods of intense priority setting when accommodating full, tight and changing build schedules. Periods of elevated noise level during interaction with the Finishing Department.
                      Protolabs maintains ITAR-compliant operations in all of our United States based facilities. Due to ITAR regulations, this role is only open to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire in this role.
                      Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

                      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Proto Labs, Inc., Cary , Receiving Lead, Professions , Morrisville, North Carolina

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