Shipping Clerk - 2nd Shift

Location : Container Office

Who We Are:

Challenge’s mission is to manufacture with operational excellence by empowering our employee-owners. As a leading tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry, we drive innovative solutions for future mobility. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry leaders allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do and embody our core values of safety, ownership, and teamwork every day; they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned atumotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #QualityDriven and #PeoplePowered!

Who We Want:

Working as a member of a team or as an individual, performs and has primary responsibility for various types of shipping related duties, including but not limited; coordinating the preparation and loading of trucks, associated shipping paperwork, material movements and inventory transactions and inventory cycle counts.  Shipping clerk performs necessary quality checks, records information in PLEX (Enterprise Resource Planning system -ERP), and performs general utility work to meet work schedule.  Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment.


What You’ll Do:

  • Observe and comply with all safety environmental, regulatory, and statutory requirements associated with this job description
  • Participate in needs analysis and attend and perform the requirements of scheduled training and educational programs identified for this position
  • Participate as requested for independent objective auditing activity and support company continuous improvement activities
  • Authorized to stop work on processing, as appropriate and contain suspect or defective material or services to avoid further processing
  • Pull orders per order pick list. Re-palletize as required
  • Labels orders with required destination labels
  • Compared and verifies order against the pick list
  • Verifies trailers are docked in and secured properly
  • Operates tier lift truck or hand truck to stage orders and load trucks
  • Verifies loading order to pick list and shipper
  • Perform other warehouse functions as requested


When and Where:

This will be a 2nd Shift / 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday-Friday position located at our Plant 1 in Walker, MI

What You Need to Have:

  • High school diploma
  • Associates degree in business administration
  • 2-3 years shipping or manufacturing experience
  • Intermediate level use Microsoft Excel background
  • Ability to type 70 words per minute
  • Has high standards of performance for self.
  • Takes responsibility for actions, results, and mistakes.
  • Is thorough, accurate, and reliable when performing and completing job tasks; demonstrates honesty and integrity in all aspects of work.
  • Takes positive action to objectively resolve conflict by listening, staying focused on issue to find resolution, and monitoring progress.
  • Maintains positive relationships by constructively resolving conflicts.
  • Uses feedback from others to continuously improve performance and work relationships.
  • Moves within own and/or other work areas (flexes) to support plant flow.
  • Works with sense of urgency to meet needs of customers.
  • Has necessary experience, skills, and knowledge to perform all aspects of job; rotates through all job responsibilities.
  • Maintains knowledge and skills to perform job effectively.
  • Has ability to focus on benefits of change and see it as positive; approaches change or newness in constructive/objective manner; views change as learning opportunity.
  • Looks for good in others; works collaboratively with others; shares information and knowledge.
  • Is at work when scheduled and ensures coverage when absent; takes timely breaks/lunches; uses time wisely.
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day including Saturday and Sunday

What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, company-paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, Referral Bonus Program, Challenge Incentive Program, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.