The Benefits of Being a Heiman Employee

We understand everyone’s life is different, and having the right tools and benefits can help make the journey of life more manageable for everyone. Here are some of the benefits we offer to help our employees take charge of their lives.

Health & Wellness
On-site Gym ~ On-site Climbing Wall ~ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Insurance Coverage
Two (2) Medical Plans to Choose From ~ Dental Coverage ~ Vision Coverage ~ Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC) ~ Life Insurance ~ COBRA

Retirement & Savings
401(k) Company Match ~ Annual Discretionary Profit Sharing ~ Employee Discount Services Card

Paid Time Off & Holidays
Paid Vacation ~ Paid Company Holidays ~ Bereavement Leave

Employee Appreciation
Employee Appreciation Events & Meals ~ Company Logowear

Current Openings

Shipping and Receiving Clerk

At Heiman Fire Equipment, we take pride in creating custom-built fire trucks for our customers.  We’re looking for an experienced Shipping & Receiving Clerk to work in our warehouse.


Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Prepares shipments; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; packs items to ensure safe delivery
  • Prepares and prints shipping labels, checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct
  • Process orders based on most economical shipping method; contact carrier and schedule shipping
  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers
  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received. Send appropriate paperwork to accounting personnel in Ashton, IA office
  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
  • Scan and sort items onto pallets according to job specifications
  • Delivers items internally and, on occasion, locally.
  • Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents
  • Assists Company’s Sales Representatives with customer orders or sales inventory
  • Maintains accurate inventory of products, shipping materials and supplies
  • Make pike poles, water valves and other related fire rescue tools; Repair hoses as needed
  • Provide service and sales to customers regarding customer issues and needs; identify and sell products based on customer needs
  • And more!

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED; one year of shipping and receiving or related experience preferred
  • Previous experience with fire apparatus preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Certified forklift operator (training will be provided)
  • Able to read, write, sort, check, count and verify numbers
  • Ability to use computer software program

 Bonus points for:

  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Take directions and do the job as specified.
  • Have a good attitude and willingness to want to learn.
  • High level of awareness and attention to detail.
  • Basic math skills needed.
  • Great attendance record.