The Shipping-Receiving Clerk pulls orders and packs and prepares them for shipment. They carry out (and occasionally supervise) shipping and receiving functions and work with parcel and LTL carriers.
Reports to the Production Manager. Works with Sales and Customer Service.
The Shipping-Receiving Clerk Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:
A high school diploma or GED is required. Good math and communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential. Familiarity with shipping manifest applications is beneficial.
Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting or standing for an extended period is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.
Heavy lifting may be expected. Exertion of up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally may be required moving boxes and other goods. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, and FAX machines.
Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of business problems. Able to apply algebra or other analytics as required. Able to understand and utilize management reports, memos, and other documents to conduct business.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional warehouse setting. Exposure to common dust, dirt, and noise is expected. Activities include extended periods of sitting or standing and extensive work at a computer and/or loading dock or warehouse.