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Coherent Receiving-Shipping Specialist in Portland, Oregon

Receiving-Shipping Specialist

  • Job ID:11977

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full Time - Regular

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

  • Location:OR-Portland

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Tier:US02

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Job Description and Responsibilities:

Coherent is a world leader of lasers and laser-based technology for materials processing, microelectronics, scientific, life sciences and medical customers. The light we deliver touches almost every aspect of human life—vision correction to cell analysis, precision welding to 3-D metal printing, gravity wave detection to brain research. Put your talents to work at Coherent where you can create and innovate enabling technologies that will push the frontiers of science and technology.

Site Overview:

Coherent Laser Systems and Measurement (LSM) designs and manufactures precision solid state lasers for scientific, medical, instrumentation and vision markets, as well as calibrated laser measurement systems for a wide variety of laser type and power applications. The business provides critical technology to thousands of global customers with a wide range of products specifically tailored to satisfy demanding customer requirements.

We are seeking a Shipping and Receiving Specialist to join our team. The primlary responsiblity of this role will be:

  • Focus on activities related to inventory control of material.

  • Perform the physical and administrative tasks involved in receiving, shipping, storing and distribution of materials, parts, supplies and equipment.

  • Involved in unpacking and checking goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintaining records of received goods, rejecting unsatisfactory items.

  • Examines, stocks and distributes materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines.

  • May prepare kitting packages for assembly production.

  • Involved in Inventory Control including FIFO, Cycle Counts.

  • Actively involved in 5S and Lean activities.

  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Experience working within a team atmosphere.

  • Agile and the ability to multitask.

  • Proficient in reading, writing, and basic arithmetic skills.

  • Experience with Oracle, Excel and Microsoft Office suit a plus.

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • 1-3 years of stockroom/logistics experience preferred.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.