• Shipping and Receiving Clerk

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Internal Title
    Shipping and Receiving Clerk
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Customer Service/Support
  • Company Bio


    X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ company, is a well-established non-destructive testing service provider in the Aerospace industry. With over 75 years of experience, X-Ray Industries is the oldest, most-established NDT provider, offering a broad range of testing and inspection capabilities.

    Position Purpose

    • Oversees all incoming and outgoing work, and provides a smooth flow of material to each inspection department.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receiving of parts
    • Cursory review of customer purchase order / work order
    • Counting of parts
    • Visual inspection of parts for shipping damage
    • Identify incoming work via stamping, tagging, etc.
    • Move parts and travelers to appropriate inspection areas
    • Packaging of parts for outgoing shipments
    • Create bill of lading, UPS, USPS, Fed-Ex etc.
    • Contact customers when jobs are completed
    • Provide support as needed to the Customer Service department
    • Observe the Corporate Quality Assurance and Quality System policies at all times.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to follow safety regulations.
    • HMIS labeling, hazardous material control, and ability to coordinate truck traffic.
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
    • Ability to read and understand technical documents relating to the applicable method.
    • High level of interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Assist in the maintaining of the KAIZEN 6S discipline.
    • SORT: Eliminate everything not required for the current work, keeping only the bare essentials.
    • STRAIGHTEN: Arrange items in a way that they are easily visible and accessible.
    • SHINE: Clean everything and find ways to keep it clean. Make cleaning a part of your everyday work.
    • STANDARDIZE: Create rules by which the first 3 S’s are maintained.
    • SUSTAIN: Keep 5S activities from unraveling
    • SAFETY: Eliminate hazards
    • Utilize Hi-lo & crane and other material handling equipment
    • Ability and willingness to understand all NDT methods.
    • Ability to work effectively with others and in a team environment. 
    • Flexible to work any shift and overtime as required.
    • Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
    • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of  X-Ray Industries.  


    Education and Work Experience

    • High School diploma or equivalent.

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
    • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
    • The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
    • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
    • The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
    • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a proble
    • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry object
    • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact position
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understan The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objec
    • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
    • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
    • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
    • Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
    • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
    • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
    • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
    • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
    • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
    • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handlin
    • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
    • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.


    Working Conditions

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions in temperature extremes and inclement weather. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
    • May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces
    • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud when working on project site.
    • Overtime required during the week and weekend with work volume


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