Shipping Associate

Pan-Oston Co.

Bowling Green, KY

Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Pan Oston - Bowling Green, KY
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    None
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    Any
Job Category:    Manufacturing


Are you looking for your forever career? Do you strive for success? Come join our Pan-Oston family and enjoy a great working experience with us!


Pan-Oston Company is an industry leader in providing metal and wood fixtures to some of retails largest members and is a Houchens Industries Employee-Owned Company - when the company does well, the employees do too!


What We Offer:

ESOP Retirement (Entirely employer funded retirement)

Competitive health insurance prices

Employer paid Dental and Vision Insurance

Opportunities for growth

Employer provided group Short and Long Term Disability

Employer provided Life and AD&D Insurance



Pan-Oston is seeking high-potential, highly motivated and skilled team players to join our team!


We have an immediate opening for the following position:


Shipping Associate



  • Responsible for picking, receiving, loading, unloading and stocking of material
  • Maintains accurate inventory counts
  • Operate forklift and scissor lifts
  • Prepares and keeps records of all shipping documentation, including entry into ERP system
  • Coordinates with all departments to fulfill specific and ongoing inventory and shipping needs
  • Prepares orders by processing requests and supply orders to including pulling of material and packaging, per order requirement
  • Packs and ships items securely and effectively to minimize damage
  • Installs store-specific lock components into customer shipments, as requested
  • Coordinates deliveries to customers through communication with shipping companies and the customer directly, as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Mathematical skills to accurately record counts
  • Communication skills, discuss priorities, and troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to pass and maintain a forklift license to load and unload material
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull objects that are 30 pounds or heavier
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Full body motion is required


  • Must be able to frequently lift/push/pull objects that are 30 pounds or heavier.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Full body motion is required


  • Computer
  • Hand Scanner
  • Power lifts, forklifts and scissor lifts
  • Pallet jacks
  • Sawzalls, Saws, and drills



Why Pan-Oston?


Here at Pan-Oston, our work experience includes a great working environment with talented and dedicated employee-owners, a competitive salary and benefit package, as well as participation in North America’s largest ESOP. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. While we expect the best we also want to give our employees the best!


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to bend, walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 

Pan-Oston is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.