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Shipping Receiving Specialist

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Shipping Receiving Specialist


Hydro Aluminum Metal is a leading supplier of extrusion ingots, sheet ingots, foundry alloys, wire rods and high-purity aluminum with a global production network of around 5,000 employees. With primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar, and recycling facilities throughout Europe and in the U.S., two-thirds of our primary aluminum production is based on renewable energy.


Hydro’s Business Unit Recycling is currently running 5 extrusion ingot cast houses in Europe and 2 in the United States. With new construction of our third Recycling Plant in the US brings advanced technology to our Cassopolis MI facility with startup in fall of 2023. We are currently building the Teams that will support this new location, including the Shipping Receiving Clerk position.



  • Documentation & control of all receipts and shipments of metal products
  • Reconciliation & Record retention
  • Back-up support & coverage in areas where needed
  • Implementation and application of Housekeeping and HES principles
  • Implement and apply all needed documentation/system of the quality system in accordance with ISO 9001/2000, 14001, HES and Hydro Standards.
  • Follow training program within organization
  • Creation of all outbound shipping documents (BOL’s, Packing Slips, Delivery Notices)
  • Being in contact with the planner if specific materials need some priority
  • Maintain accurate data for statistical analysis
  • Follow up the dross contracts and deliveries
  • Participate in the development of HAC
  • SAP & APICS entries / documentation on all metals and alloys
  • Provide some Logistic related statistics
  • Responsible for daily / monthly reconciliations of receipts to insure accuracy across all reporting systems
  • Application and respect of all procedures related to the quality and environmental system and informing line manager on each deviation or incident



  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Previous experience in shipping/receiving
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills for dealing with vendors, customers, drivers, operators and management
  • Solid understanding of PCs, SAP, APICS and general network applications
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent problem solving and customer service skills
  • High energy level and the ability to handle several urgent tasks at once
  • Must be 18 years of age or older



Travel is minimal.



Must be eligible to work in the United States 



  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts are all available on Hire Date
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions with NO VESTING WAITING PERIOD
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) of 120 hours in first full year.
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law. 

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Mar 17, 2024

MI, US, MI 49031

Department:  Materials Management
Business Area:  Hydro Aluminium Metal(ALME)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Aluminium Metals USA, LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

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