At Heiman Fire Equipment, we take pride in creating custom-built fire trucks for our customers.  We’re looking for an experienced Shipping and Receiving Clerk to work in our warehouse. 

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Prepares shipments; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; packs items to ensure safe delivery
  • Prepares and prints shipping labels, checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct
  • Process orders based on most economical shipping method; contact carrier and schedule shipping
  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers
  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received. Send appropriate paperwork to accounting personnel in Ashton, IA office
  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
  • Scan and sort items onto pallets according to job specifications
  • Delivers items internally and, on occasion, locally.
  • Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents
  • Assists Company’s Sales Representatives with customer orders or sales inventory
  • Maintains accurate inventory of products, shipping materials and supplies
  • Make pike poles, water valves and other related fire rescue tools; Repair hoses as needed
  • Provide service and sales to customers regarding customer issues and needs; identify and sell products based on customer needs
  • And more!

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED; one year of shipping and receiving or related experience preferred
  • Previous experience with fire apparatus preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Certified forklift operator (training will be provided)
  • Able to read, write, sort, check, count and verify numbers
  • Ability to use computer software program

 Bonus points for:

  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Take directions and do the job as specified.
  • Have a good attitude and willingness to want to learn.
  • High level of awareness and attention to detail.
  • Basic math skills needed.
  • Good attendance record. 

 Here are some of the perks we offer:

  • Great benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, supplementary insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, 401k plan and profit sharing
  • On-site gym which is free for employees!
  • On-site rock-climbing wall which is also free!
  • Every Friday afternoon OFF! We work Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Fridays, we get off at noon.

 Who we are:

Heiman Fire Equipment was founded in 1947 by Jack B. Heiman, and has been family-owned and operated locally ever since. Building on its modest beginnings of selling fire extinguishers to the local farming community in Ashton, IA, the company has evolved into a multi-faceted company with nationwide fire equipment sales, fire truck manufacturing, service, and refurbishments, plastics fabrication, and industrial sales and service. Heiman Fire Equipment is located in a brand-new manufacturing facility and office in Sioux Falls, SD.

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 If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply on-line right now!




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