Careers at Applied Separations

Work with a company that is on the cutting edge. We are recognized as the leader in the use of supercritical fluid technologies, as well as the production of DNA-free products in traditional and non-traditional marketplaces while using green technology whenever possible throughout the process.


Our ability to succeed depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, diversity, skill, flexibility, and teamwork of our employees. We seek diverse, talented, committed employees who are constantly learning, growing, and contributing. We strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement, and teamwork.


We are confident that you will find our company a dynamic and rewarding place in which to work.  We consider the employees of ASI to be one of its most valuable resources.


Come join us in Allentown, PA, where we are always looking for talented individuals.


Shipping and Receiving Coordinator



Position Title:  Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

Location:  Allentown, PA

Department:  Operations

Reports To:  Production Supervisor

FLSA: Non-exempt

Direct Reports:  None



Under general supervision, the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties to quality and productivity standards.



  • Support the shipment of goods produced and the received goods and supplies to be used in or to aid in the production/storage of goods destined for sale to our customer base
  • Responsible to make arrangements for pick-up by the carrier specified on the customer’s purchase order which is conveyed to the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator by final inspection via the shipping instructions
  • Affix shipping labels and packing slips on packed cartons identifying shipping information on cartons
  • Contact freight carriers for pick-up as needed
  • Prepare documents and other paperwork for shipping, including export documents for international shipping
  • Prepare and ship items going to trade shows
  • Assemble wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers with regard to the security and protection of item to be shipped
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the production supervisor, QA Lead
  • Responsible for keeping an adequate supply of shipping materials on hand at all times
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations, and 5 S practices (part of Lean Manufacturing)
  • Compare identifying information, part numbers, serial numbers, counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading
  • Maintain relevant current data in the resource planning system (Epicor, for example)
  • Insert items into containers
  • Affix identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
  • Unpack and examine incoming shipments, report damaged items, record shortages and report them to the project manager
  • Coordinate inspections of incoming shipments with QA
  • Route received items to departments
  • Examine outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications
  • Operate lift trucks or handcart to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area
  • File claims with carrier as needed
  • Comply with established safety practices and is proactive in communicating potential safety hazards to management
  • Adhere to recycling program established for the department
  • Must be able to identify areas for improvement and take the initiative to work with the appropriate groups and individuals to implement solutions
  • Assist in inventory picking and stocking
  • Other duties as required or requested necessary to achieve overall company goals


JOB MEASURES – goal is 100% of the time

  • All labels and packing slips correctly identify shipping information
  • Paperwork and other documents needed for shipping, including international shipping to be correct
  • Ensure that assembled or preassembled shipping containers keeps the material inside secure and protected
  • When defective materials or questionable conditions are discovered, they are reported to the appropriate manager(s)
  • Verify that all identifying information about a shipment agrees with information on the bill of lading
  • Recycle materials that are part of the recycling program
  • Ensure that all data in the resource planning system is always up-to-date



  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Team player
  • Able to multi-task
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Strong customer focus
  • Positive attitude and able to help out when needed
  • Ability to organize daily work schedule
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal personnel, verbally and written
  • Overall competency and dependability
  • Good judgment and decision making
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills



  • Lift 20 pounds on a daily basis
  • Ability to lift weights up to 100 lbs. and perform other necessary physical requirements in performance of regular job duties
  • Operate a forklift
  • Operate a pallet jack
  • Sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl, and reach for extended periods of time
  • Operate a computer keyboard and calculator, etc. as necessary for the job
  • Position will be exposed to a laboratory environment, an office environment, a production environment or a warehouse environment



If you, or someone you know, has the qualifications and is interested in this position, please submit your resume. Only qualified candidates will be considered.





Applied Separations, Inc.     930 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101     610-770-0900