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Logistics Specialist 

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Category Warehouse Operations  

Process all of the daily shipping paperwork to include packing lists and freight bills. Identify jobs that require Advance Ship Notices (ASN) and communicate that information to Logistics Supervisor. May be required to create packaging instructions and link these instructions to appropriate part numbers.  Can also be expected to perform duties of Shipping and Receiving Clerk during high peak production times. 

Position Requirements
  • Special Skills (above average skill required):  analysis and interpretation, communication (oral and written), interpersonal skills, motivation, organization, problem solving, handling outside contacts, interdepartmental coordination, judgement and decision making, developing group cooperation and teamwork, coping with difficulties and emergencies. 
  • Additional Skills:  must be able to concentrate and maintain productivity in high pressure situations.
  • Prepare paperwork for export packaging.
  • Contact Accounting Department with information for C.O.D. and Prepay shipments.
  • Contact customers in regards to parts being ready for pick up.
  • Contact freight providers and utilize their web sites to schedule pick ups of freight shipments.
  • Direct the Shipping and Receiving Clerks. Prioritize jobs that are ready to be packaged and shipped.
  • Provide shipping rate quotes or tracking information to other departments within Iowa Laser when requested.
  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, work orders, or other records.
  • Create packaging instructions and electronically link these instructions to designated parts.
  • Uses utility knife to open or adjust cartons.
  • Affixes shipping label on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
  • Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.
  • Construct and design special dimensioned pallets for certain products.
  • Inserts products into containers.
  • Nails covers on wooden crates and binds containers and secures product to pallets with steel banding.
  • Also uses packing tape dispenser, nailgun, and stretch film dispenser and large stretch wrap machine.
  • Affix identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
  • Posts weights in shipping information in software to record shipments.
  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments and damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Routes items to departments.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Operates lift truck, handtruck, and overhead crane to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform or on or off of trucks to storage area.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with external customers, internal customers and all co-workers.


  • Requires knowledge and experience with email, manufacturing software system, Microsoft word and Microsoft excel
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Benefit Information  
About the Organization  
Hours Per Week 40  
Division Iowa Laser  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Iowa Laser - Cedar Falls  
About the Organization EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled  
Education None Specified 

Salary or Salary Grade Grade 6 

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