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Zipline

Drone delivery

Shipping & Receiving Associate
South San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Zipline is at the forefront of a logistics revolution, using autonomous aircraft to deliver just-in-time, lifesaving medical supplies around the world and we’re looking for motivated, proactive team members to join us.

Do you love to find new ways to solve old problems in a high-energy environment with an inspiring team of innovators, driven to tackle seemingly impossible challenges? Are you someone who shines under pressure? Are you highly organized and detail oriented? Then keep reading.

As our Shipping & Receiving Associate, you’ll be instrumental in receiving, storing and shipping state of the art, high tech equipment around the world as we build fully functional distribution centers from scratch.
Within one month

Take full ownership of the shipping and receiving space in the South San Francisco warehouse.
Get familiar with stakeholders from different teams (Build, Flight Ops, New Deployments, Distribution Centers) and understand their material/equipment requirements
Within 3 months

You will have complete understanding of what is coming and going into the Zipline Warehouse
You’ve improved on warehouse and logistics processes adding your personal touch to how inventory is stored, labeled and moved in the most efficient manner possible
Within six months

People seek you out for anything shipping related
You’ve developed processes and habits, for yourself and others, that make use of forecasting and data-driven analysis to ensure a streamlined inventory control process
Responsibilities

Ensure all shipments, incoming and outgoing, are managed efficiently and on time
Maintain warehouse organization for both incoming and outgoing materials/equipment
Oversee packaging and shipping
Create and place barcodes and appropriate tags on incoming materials/equipment
Inspect merchandise condition and act accordingly when defects are detected
Use NetSuite software to track the receipt and shipment of materials/equipment
Follow up and follow through with material/vendor deliveries to adhere to project timelines
Maintain appropriate shipping and receiving documentation
Comply with safety protocol with material handling and shipping requirements
Provide high caliber work while working independently
Experience

Experience communicating and negotiating with vendors and shippers
Understanding of logistics as it relates to inventory control
Must have proven track record of attention to details
Strong communication skills to coordinate efforts with multiple geographically distributed teams
Experience and certification operating a forklift
Pick up and handle packages up to 50 lbs
Familiarity with Excel, Google Apps, and inventory management systems.