Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Business Unit:  Otto Bock Patient Care, LLC

Northridge, CA, US, 91325

Contract Type:  regular
Scope of employment:  full-time
Contact Person:  Lisa Castro
Contact Information: 
Job ID:  6929

Summary Statement

Active Life specializes in Prosthetic, Orthotic and Compression solutions by treating, nurturing and transforming clients' lives, empowering them into active opportunity through our unparalleled clinical services and products. In 2021, Active Life joined Ottobock Patient Care. Already known for its worldwide excellence in prosthetic technology and quality patient care, This collaboration will support Active Life Orthotics and Prosthetics and Ottobock’s shared vision to advance innovation, improve access to care, and most importantly deliver the best possible patient care experiences.


We are looking for a Shipper/Receiver at our Northridge, CA location. We value our employees and offer generous benefits in appreciation of their hard work and dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Examine incoming shipments for damage or shortages and work with vendors. carriers, and coworkers to rectify. 
  • Verify items to the Purchase Order by vendor, identifying product unit of measure (each, pair, etc.). 
  • Record items into an electronic recording system. 
  • Distribute items to the proper department. 
  • Put away items into their proper locations. 
  • Locate correct product according to product name and manufacturer part number listed. 
  • ​​Package product ensuring damage free delivery while keeping packaging supply costs at a minimum and adhering to parcel service guidelines and requirements. 
  • ​Enter shipping addresses and classes. 
  • ​Monitor packaging supply levels and alert to reorder as needed.  
  • ​Place and receive phone calls to resolve customer service issues. 
  • ​Interact with departmental co-workers in a fast-paced team atmosphere. 
  • ​Maintains clean, stocked and organized work area. 
  • ​Performs other duties as requested.​ 


  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to function in a fast past environment.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Great organizational skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer/Internet experience.
  • 1+ years of shipping and receiving/warehouse experience preferred.


  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Health savings accounts with employer contribution
  • Flexible spending account options
  • Company-paid life insurance policy
  • Paid time off
  • Company holidays
  • Floating holidays
  • 100% company-paid short & long-term disability
  • 401k match up to 3.5%


Pay  $21.00 to $21.50 per hour DOE

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!

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