• Shipper and Receiver

    Job Locations US-MA-Beverly
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Shipping & Receiving
  • Overview

    We love automation. We design and build innovative robotic systems and laboratory devices used by pharmaceutical and biotech companies and academic research laboratories. HighRes Biosolutions helps scientists accelerate drug discovery, high throughput genotyping, siRNA screening, next-generation sequencing sample prep, biorepository science and molecular diagnostics with highly flexible, expandable and modular integrated systems, bench-top devices and consumables that are easily configured (and reconfigured) to create research environments conducive to achieving breakthrough results


    We are looking for an experienced Shipper-Receiver to manage daily receiving and shipping and distribution operations. You will be the one to ensure complete orders are received or shipped and delivered in a timely manner.

    A successful shipper-receiver is analytical, well-organized and excels in communication. They must be comfortable with paperwork and information systems and have great knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures.

    The goal is to ensure that the shipping-receiving processes are running smoothly and effectively.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receive and process material orders on a daily basis, including accepting deliveries, labeling them and distributing packages internally.
    • Coordinate deliveries to customers and clients on a daily basis, including boxing goods, addressing packages, and staying in contact with shipping companies.
    • Keep records of goods that have been shipped and received. Manage all important documents such as advanced shipping notice, pick slips, bills of lading etc.
    • Place merchandise in a warehouse or storage facility by boxing and lifting items as necessary and operating forklifts and pallet jacks for large items.
    • Schedule large shipments and coordinate logistics to ensure that there is enough storage space for incoming items.
    • Perform customer service duties as necessary, maintaining good relationships with shipping companies and clients who are receiving goods.
    • Generate labels and other features of completed orders
    • Collaborate with warehouse, purchasing and other managers to optimize processes
    • Resolve issues regarding shipped orders
    • Ensure compliance to legal regulations and company policies


    • Proven experience as shipper-receiver
    • Solid knowledge of logistics procedures
    • Experience in using EDI and preparing shipping documents
    • Computer savvy with knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma plus some college courses in related field of study or equivalent experience
    • Must maintain a clean and safe work area
    • Highly self-motivated, hands-on, and detail-oriented
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time


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