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Shipping Clerk


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machine Shop


6:00am-2:30pm, M-F
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Laitram Machine Shop, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, L.L.C., and a supplier of quality, high precision components has a position available for a Shipping Clerk.

Laitram Machine Shop, provides high-value machining and related services to the Laitram divisions and select outside customers. Laitram Machine Shop is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Visual inspection of shaft orders verifying items are completed to routing prior to shipping
  • Crate, Ship, Label and Process shaft orders for customer deliveries
  • Arrange and prepare external shipments along with all shipping documentation, e.g. UPS, FedEx or Truck line
  • Work with Intralox crating or outside vendors to have crates built as needed for shipments
  • Prepare daily printout schedule for orders due that day
  • Use forklifts or Overhead cranes to deliver/move product as needed for department
  • Complete transactions through Job Pack “Air” and/or Oracle to obtain packing slips for customer delivery’s/shipments with accuracy
  • Recommend/Complete routing updates with correct work instructions and standards for routings
  • Exhibit teamwork and self - management
  • Meet or exceed production standards while exceeding customer expectations
  • Follow the attendance policy of the department
  • Work overtime, flexible schedules, and weekends as required
  • Follow all safety procedures and policies
  • It is essential that this position is performed at the facility.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ year shipping or receiving experience
  • Experience operating a forklift 
  • Detail oriented – Able to read and understand drawings
  • Experience with hand tools
  • Experience working in a team environment and actively participating in meetings and group discussions
  • Stable work history 
  • Self-starting individual with the ability to trouble shoot and resolve issue 
  • Ability to make decisions and work in a fast pace lean manufacturing environment
  • Excellent organization and communicating skills
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position as detailed in the functional job description, including the requirement to lift and carry 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience operating a overhead crane
  • Previous experience with Oracle
  • Ability to work in Microsoft Word and Excel