Shipping and Receiving Clerk


Job Description

The main function of is to verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. A typical distribution coordinator is responsible for reviewing production, work and shipment schedules and recording inventory levels, cost, etc.

Job Responsibilities:
* Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.
* Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.
* Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
* Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
* Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
* Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.
* Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock
* Deliver or route materials to departments, using work devices, such as handtruck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
* Compute amounts, such as space available, and shipping, storage, and demurrage charges, using calculator or price list.
* Pack, seal, label, and affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using work devices such as hand tools, power tools, and postage meter.

* Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to analyze costs related to manufacturing, labor and materials.
* Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
* Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to shipping and production.
* Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

* High school diploma or GED required.
* 0-2 years related experience required.

Comments for Agencies: 6am-2:30 pm CST
Interview: Video through Teams.

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