Documentation Control Specialist

Job Location: Kentwood (Michigan)
Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Required Degree: High School


Perform duties related to receiving items into the facility and the shipment of WIP and finished products to suppliers and customers.


  • Write purchase orders for outside supplier operations
  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment: Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
  • Packing and labeling for shipment to customers
  • Issues sub-components to manufacturing
  • Issues sub-components to outsource
  • Miscellaneous shipping
  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
  • Maintains department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as appropriate
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and control standards
  • Leads, guides, and trains other employees in performing related work
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Full-Time $16-17/Hr.
  • No medical premium for the family.
  • Full tuition reimbursement. Journeyman CNC Machinist Apprentice program.
  • Quarterly incentive based on company performance.
  • Dental, Vision, disability, life insurance, $3000 401k match with Principal, paid personal time/vacation days/10 paid holidays.
  • Pay competitively to the market.


  • High-school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous shipping/receiving experience preferred but not required
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills needed to interact with external customers as well as internal customers at all levels within the company
  • Excellent ability to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, including prior experience with ERP system
  • Must demonstrate excellent writing skills with ability to prepare/review and/or approve technical documentation
  • Problem solver

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