• Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

    Relocation Available
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer good.


    Our operations team is seeking to add a talented Shipping & Recieving Coordinator to our Uhrichsville Recycle facility. This role processes incoming and outgoing shipments and receipts to meet customer needs. 

    Responsibilities Include

    Health, Safety, & Environmental

    • A role model for safety; demonstrates behaviors that align with the Aleris safety principles and holds the team accountable for results.
    • Ensures compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations, company policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the Aleris Safety System and actively collaborates with colleagues to continuously improve the execution of the system for a zero injury culture.

    Shipping, Receiving, & Inventory Control

    • Verifies incoming scrap loads to scheduled arrivals; contacts suppliers or customers when discrepancies occur.
    • Acts as the point of contact for suppliers, customers, operations team, and truck drivers.
    • Designates all incoming material and completes appropriate paperwork for truck drivers.
    • Provides accurate and timely reports and load tickets, working closely with the supply chain and the operations team.
    • Conducts random and weekly inventory audits of materials to ensure proper work procedures are followed.
    • Serves as the backup to the Materials Analyst, supervising the Shredding Department and Shipping Docks as needed.
    • Understands the need to service customers while maintaining cost effective operation.
    • Prioritizes daily workload efficiently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to multi task and make sound decisions based on specific situation.
    • Actively follow-ups and pushes for closure on open items.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Relentless Drive for Improvement

    • Applies appropriate AOS tools to identify and solve problems and sustain solutions.
    • Prevents issues or distractions from interfering with timely completion of daily Standard Work.
    • Modifies or develops work instructions per the ISO 9001:2008 quality system guidelines to keep current with actual practice within the Shipping/Receiving area.
    • Delivers results through continuous process improvements; recognizes problems as opportunities for improvement.
    • Identify best practices, facilitate continuous improvements with team, and allocate responsibilities for implementing improvement plans. 


    • Understands how behaviors and improvement activities impact cash conversion, EBITDA, and other key financials.
    • Implements Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for shipping, receiving, and inventory control. 
    • Ensures compliance to department budget, optimizes daily freight cost based on geography, monitors employee performance, time, and accuracy of paperwork.


    • Proactively builds trust and effective working relationships with other departments; coordinates daily with Materials Analyst to review schedules.  
    • Partners with local management to ensure employees have the skills, knowledge, and tools to do their jobs safely and effectively.
    • Actively collaborates with plant leadership to establish clear standard work instructions and audits.
    • Demonstrates respect to employees, peers, managers, customers, suppliers, etc.


    • Communicates effectively and resolves conflicts with suppliers, customers, the operations team, and truck drivers.
    • Knows when to make decisions at the point-of-contact and when to escalate decisions to upper management. 

    Required Qualifications

    • A high school diploma or equivilent is required. 
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Ability to learn new software packages quickly and apply knowledge to daily tasks and projects.
    • Strong time-management, analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.    
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision. 
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to bring together appropriate people and information to make timely, effective decisions. 
    • Ability to oversee the work of others and encourage a safe and efficient environment
    • Ability to demonstrate effective leadership and team membership skills. 

    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions. 


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