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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Logistics

Plainfield, IN, US

Shipping/Receiving Lead

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


Responsible for supporting warehouse operations and production through transferring, storing, rotating, picking and other tasks needed 



  • Oversee receiving and other warehouse processes and personnel to make sure work meets quality standards and is performed according to established procedures.
  • Properly stores and labels all materials, and products 
  • Replenishes, restocks and rotates packing material and supplies to ensure that all merchandise will be used before expiration date (FIFO) 
  • Oversee the receipt of purchased goods verifying counts and quality, complete transactions to receive product, process paperwork and complete all necessary transactions according to established procedures. 
  • Locate product to the appropriate areas according to procedure
  • Properly records and disposes rejected ingredients, materials, trash and chemicals 
  • Operates forklift, hand truck/warehouse carts, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment in a    professional and safe manner 
  • Provide training of current and new employees in all appropriate procedures and processes required to complete work assignments.
  • Responsible for keeping both warehouses clean and organized to 6S company standards 
  • Provide assistance to the Packing Departments when needed 
  • Observe and abide by all company policies and safety regulations 
  • Assists in inventory management 
  • Provide daily work assignments to staff and work with managers and other supervisors to coordinate personnel and resources as necessary to complete all work scheduled for department.
  • Operate lift trucks, pallet jacks, and other equipment to safely move parts to proper locations and load and unload steel trucks as necessary.
  • Inspect freight upon arrival, document any signs of damage, and resolve freight claims in a timely manner.
  • Cycle count inventory according to established guidelines and assist with developing action to correct inventory problems.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred 
  • Forklift Certification preferred 



  • Able to understand and follow oral or written work instructions 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Able to work with fellow coworkers in a professional manner 



  • Able to sit or stand and walk throughout the scheduled work shift 
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 60 lbs. on a continuous basis throughout the work day 


You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Hiab is part of Cargotec


Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling. 



Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes. MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL and WALTCO brands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis