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Inventory/Shipping Assistant

Job Title: Inventory/Shipping Assistant
Location: Greater Washington DC area
Position Type: Part-Time
Education: High School diploma

Maxim Biomedical is seeking a detail-oriented and organized Shipping and Receiving Assistant to join our team. This position offers approximately 15-20 hours per week with potential for increased hours as the employee becomes more independent. The Shipping and Receiving Assistant will be responsible for managing incoming and outgoing shipments, maintaining accurate records, and ensuring timely delivery of products. This role requires strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced warehouse environment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Receive incoming shipments and verify the accuracy of the contents
  • Unload, unpack, and inspect incoming goods and pallets
  • Prepare and package outgoing shipments (includes wrapping and strapping down shipments onto pallets)
  • Ensure all shipments are properly labeled and documented
  • Maintain accurate inventory records
  • Operate pallet jack to move materials within the warehouse
  • Pick and pack orders according to customer specifications
  • Assist with cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure efficient workflow
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in shipping and receiving or a related field preferred
  • Basic math skills for inventory management
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 65 pounds) and stand for extended periods of time
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience