Shipping Receiving Clerk


​​​​​​As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand.  Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Shipping Receiving Clerk to join our Trimmer Line team at our corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.


This individual will process all bills of lading, shipping documentation, and other records for incoming and outgoing materials, products, parts, and operating equipment. They will receive and arrange for the distribution of non-inventory items, such as MRO or other internally used items. They will also provide general recordkeeping and administrative support to the materials department regarding shipping and receiving functions. Additionally, they will assist with receiving inventory discrepancies.


Position highlights include: 

  • Competitive Compensation starting at $21.47 an hour with multiple bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability  
  • Pension Plan & 401k with employer match 
  • Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Obtains invoices of incoming shipments, receives EDI data and reconciles errors with Purchasing, and schedules shipment arrivals and material distributions within VB warehouses.
  • Receives shipping documentation regarding incoming materials and releases materials via computerized inventory system so that materials may be checked, stocked and used.
  • Receives incoming non-inventory shipments (MRO).
  • Physically inspects each shipment for damage, content, and count.
  • Matches packing slips or other shipping documentation with internal purchase orders and delivers to or arranges for the delivery to receiving party.
  • Processes records of delivery and distributes to appropriate personnel.
  • Receives, ships, and processes special request orders, such as molds, tooling, prototype products, collateral items, etc.
  • Maintains records, files, and other systems and retrieves information as needed for special shipments, receipts, or internal transfers.
  • Provides documentation to other departments as needed for payment of invoices, for future billing or account reconciliation, or for material storage location.
  • Works with other departments to process special shipments, returns, reconcile incorrect shipments, or track and expedite urgent or rush orders.
  • Makes adjustments to computerized inventory system in conjunction with inventory control personnel to correct or adjust inventory system problems, material problems, or location problems.
  • Provides general administrative support by generating special and regular reports, maintaining department files and records, and maintaining department office equipment and supplies.
  • Works with Materials and Purchasing Departments to schedule expedited receipts according to container logs.
  • Corrects inventory and receiving discrepancies in conjunction with Material Handlers and Cost Accounting.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience. Performs related assignments as requested.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year experience operation counter balance style forklift.
  • 1 year related experience and/or training.
  • Average score on basic skill test batteries.
  • Average score on mechanical concepts test batteries.
  • Uses hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reaches with hands and arms.
  • Sits frequently, stands, walks, stoops, kneels and crouches occasionally.
  • Lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds frequently and lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds occasionally.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach