Shipping/Receiving Coordinator I (2nd Shift)

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Cleveland Distribution

Because our business is growing, we need to hire top talent. We're hoping you're that future team member!

Cleveland Distribution is a team atmosphere and a commitment to safety and quality!

2nd shift schedule is as follows: Monday - Friday 6am - 2:30pm

Position Overview  

  • Shipping Provide continual direction for optimal order flow including the following activities: Manage daily order priorities to meet on-time and complete service goals. Spot audit customer orders for accuracy, proper carton stacking, special handling and labeling requirements, etc.

  • Produce Bills of Lading (BOLs), shipping manifests, and ‘ship confirm all orders. Manage floor space and monitor outbound routing of customer shipments. Ensure shipping department associates (order pickers) correctly pick, scan, stack, and stage cartons, skids, etc. during the order fulfillment process.

  • Verify the safety of all docked trailers including chocks, dock plate usage, trailer flooring, etc. prior to loading.

  • Verify the proper loading and placarding (if necessary) of all outbound trailers.

  • ​​Enforce all safety policies and housekeeping practices.

  • Receiving Coordinate incoming truckload deliveries with the schedulers and planners to ensure dock availability and manage priority deliveries.

  • Ensure receiving department associates correctly scan and put away products per the WMS locator system rules.

  • Work with receiving department associates to ensure that all incoming orders are processed correctly including verification of purchase order number, quantity, and any special handling requirements (i.e. Certificates of Analysis) before physical receipt, data entry, and put away.

  • Coordinate incoming truckload deliveries with the schedulers and planners to ensure dock availability and manage priority deliveries.

  • Provide information to management regarding any carrier performance issues i.e. damaged loads, improper stacking, shortages, etc.

  • Ability to problem solve, compile data, and provide data-driven recommendations to management.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful… 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • One (1) year of experience as a Material Handler in a distribution center environment.

  • Good communication skills, and English fluency, both verbal and written.

  • Computer literacy including WMS and Microsoft Office.

  • Forklift operator certification/authorization required.

  • Mastery of supply-chain logistics management and carrier routing requirements.

  • Working knowledge of corporate safety programs and emergency preparedness plans.

  • Willingness to work and to follow instructions.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Reading ability sufficient to identify labels and understand written documentation.

  • Cooperative attitude toward co-workers and supervisors.

  • Ability to do either the shipping function or receiving function.

  • Shipping function includes: ((Small Parcel/LTL, Closing Container (Parcel/LTL), Dock Management (LTL), Troubleshooting (Parcel/LTL), Quality Control (Parcel/LTL)).

  • Receiving function includes (Check-In/Locate Product, Dock)


At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for our hourly associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.