Shipping & Receiving Specialist (Operations)


Job Purpose

Responsible for the Shipping and Receiving activities at the Huntsville, TX location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ship and Receive materials, equipment, chemicals and associated items
  • Make the necessary entries into the ERP (JDE: J.D. Edwards)
  • Maintain current credentials, know-how and certifications that are required to ship hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals domestically and internationally
  • Communicate with Materia Customer Service, suppliers and customers to provide and obtain accurate and timely shipping/receiving information to eliminate service failures and unnecessary delays
  • Provide accurate, valid, error free and complete information verbally and written into various computer systems and email
  • Help manage third party logistics and shipping accounts by working collaboratively to secure low cost shipping options while monitoring third party service factors such as on-time pick up and deliveries. 
  • Other duties include backing up HTX based customer service and inventory functions and activities during absences and assisting during high activity levels
  • Other duties as assigned to assist with HTX needs and activities.

Qualifications + Experience


Applicable college education or equivalent experience is required.


  • 3+ Years’ experience at a manufacturing site in Shipping/Receiving, Supply Chain, Production or as an Inventory Specialist 
  • Experience working with a chemical company and hazardous goods
  • Experience with ERP systems required, JD Edwards a plus
  • Hazardous materials and truck load quantity shipping experience required


  • Highly effective and clear communicator, very high proficiency in English (written & verbal)
  • Must be highly dependable and assessable
  • Familiarity with ERP and Manufacturing Accounting systems and practices
  • Demonstrated business acumen and professional demeanor
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and must be proficient with basic math
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

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