Shipping & Receiving Associate

Location: Owatonna, MN

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Position Responsibilities: 

  • Receive needed materials and parts
  • Ship finished products and parts orders
  • Assure materials and parts are properly identified before going into inventory and move materials and parts to the proper location.
  • Pick material and parts and position them on the assembly floor to support the production schedule. 
  • Inform others of potential inventory shortages that might hinder meeting a shipping schedule.
  • Perform routine cycle counts as requested by Material Coordinator. 
  • Keep informed about the status of production and shipping schedules and be alert to the impact on job responsibilities in order to anticipate and correct problems.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with fellow employees in order to support CDI goals.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experienced in using the computer in inventory and receiving tasks.
  • Be able to learn and use vendor software for shipping. Example UPS and FedEx.
  • Ability to operate forklift and other small equipment.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Requires some heavy lifting of items up to 50 pounds

Why Join the CDI Team?

  • Local Family Owned Company
  • $1.00 shift differential for night shift positions
  • Performance and wage review after 90 days of employment
  • Paid Holidays right away
  • Start accruing PTO on Day 1
  • Option to carry over up to 120 PTO hours each year
  • Safety shoe and safety glasses reimbursement with no waiting period upon hire, then annual payments going forward
  • Year-end cash bonuses available
  • Profit sharing and 401K contributions
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability, and so much more!
  • 4 Day Work Week 
  • Overtime Available
  • Free Popcorn!

    Thank you for your interest in a position at Climate by Design International located in sunny, southern Minnesota!