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Shipping/Receiving Assistant

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Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) is a fast growing high technology company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of net shape metallic components using Metal Injection Molding (MIM), and 3-D powder metal printing technologies. Using our trademarked technologies – protoMIM® and printalloy®, APP is the first choice of many OEM’s when rapid development of new components is required. We manufacture components that make our client’s surgical devices, hand tools, firearms, and sporting goods function better.

APP offers some of the best benefits in the Central Pennsylvania Region. These include: paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K with company match, profit sharing, long-term and short-term disability, and life and AD&D insurance.

Please include personal email address on resume.

Job Characteristics:

  • Must be organized and detailed oriented
  • Initiative and skill to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service minded
  • Ability to work with others and independently

Job Responsibilities:

  • Package finished product for shipping (wrapping, boxing, labeling and checking orders)
  • Load and unload finished product onto and from truck
  • Organize shipment through multiple carrier services
  • Communicate with members from supply chain at customers and vendors
  • Computer data entry of shipping and receiving details
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Forward shipping and receiving documentation to the appropriate departments


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical equations related to the job
  • Shipping/Receiving experience preferred
  • Must have proficient computer skills
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to meet planned and unscheduled deadlines in a timely manner
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Advanced Powder Products provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.