Receiving Associate I

Vanguard Ems, Inc. Beaverton , OR 97005

Posted 2 days ago

Vanguard EMS, Inc. is currently seeking qualified and experienced electronics assembly and manufacturing personnel.

Vanguard EMS is the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) supplier of choice for leading-edge companies in the medical, aerospace, defense, industrial and communication segments in the Western U.S.

We are in a service business. Even with Vanguard's state of the art technology, vast manufacturing capability, and leading-edge information tools, we wake up every day thinking about how best to serve our customers, suppliers, and the communities in which we live.

Vanguard EMS values employees creating an amazing culture, be part of the team that makes a difference! Employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Up to 120 hours earned paid time off in the first year of employment
  • Increased paid time off with years of service milestones
  • Paid holidays
  • Profit sharing and more


The Receiving Associate collaborates directly with the team coordinator and department supervisor to ensure customer product is shipped on time, as specified with all required documentation. This position is key to company quality standards. .


  • De-trash boxes of receiving materials.
  • Verify packaging and paperwork regarding the count, AVL/AML, part number, shelf life, traceability, and other requirements of received materials.
  • Receive materials in system and track inventory by performing computer transactions.
  • Print required labels and paperwork for materials.
  • Move materials to inspection or stock holding areas.
  • Create Receiving Discrepancy Reports to notify the purchasing department of incongruent materials received.
  • Work with purchasing, engineering, or quality departments to receive materials once discrepancies are resolved
  • Contribute to a positive team working environment.
  • Maintain a clean and organized area.
  • Drive continuous improvement by looking for opportunities for improvement and working projects, small and large, to successful completion resulting in improved performance and profits.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Treat everyone at Vanguard, its vendors and customers with dignity, respect and professionalism at all times.


  • Cross-train and assist in other areas as needed, including the stockroom, cycle counting, and shipping support
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • None

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent



Computer Skills

Basic level of proficiency in computer systems

Language Skills

English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

General math skills and ability

Other Skills

  • Demonstrate ability to work accurately with numbers, material lists, and electronic components required.
  • Ability to actively follow detailed directions written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation, problem solving abilities, team spirit and a hands on mentality.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize several activities to meet daily, weekly, and monthly requirements.
  • Communicate in person, over the phone, email, internet or in writing in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and make productive use of time


  • Receiving experience
  • MRP knowledge and/or experience
  • PCBA manufacturing experience


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses production equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

This Job Description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities associated with this position. Management reserves the right to modify and assign other duties as necessary


• Medical/Vision/Dental
• 401(k)
• Short & Long Term disability
• 3 weeks of PTO per year
• Paid holidays

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