Shipping & Receiving Specialist
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Shipping & Receiving Specialist
Under the direction of the Traffic Supervisor, the Shipping & Receiving Specialist assist the S/R Lead and ensures the day-to-day shipping/receiving operations are carried out in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may expand to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Receives goods and verifies the quality and count of all items unloaded from trucks and trailers; checks against suppliers’ count and immediately reports discrepancies to carriers, supervisor, and purchasing officer per company policy.
- Loads/Unloads trucks using a forklift.
- Properly stage parts based on job status; not started, in progress, & shipped.
- Verifies and records all items loaded for shipments.
- Carefully and accurately maintains shipping records for requested categories including goods returned, dunnage, and returnable pallets.
- Maintains database of shipment data to ensure that customer orders are updated and that appropriate billing documents are provided to accounting or other associated departments as required.
- Notifies supervisor of major discrepancies, over-shipments, or substitutions.
- Prepares bills of lading and packing list for shipments.
- Completes information on damage claims for in-transit damage.
- Transports materials on shipping dock with a hand truck or other vehicle as needed.
- Performs other clerical duties.
- Maintain general housekeeping in both the storeroom and shipping/receiving areas.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
• High School graduate or GED. Technical Certification in related field preferred.
• Related work experience in a Manufacturing environment, usually acquired through 1 year of exposure to mechanical and assembly.
• Certified forklift operator
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Possess general knowledge of domestic and international shipping, receiving and inventory control systems and procedures. (Online UPS, FedEx, DHL shipping systems)
• Ability to work odd or extended hours during peak shipping times.
• Possess general knowledgeable in the proper use of slings, chains, cranes, and fork trucks.
• Mathematical skills that require the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to record and log information accurately.
• Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are essential.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a very fast paced, sometimes stressful environment and possess strong decision-making skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in general office related software. (Ex: Microsoft Office and/or MRP/ERP System)
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in verbal, written, or diagram form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.
The employee must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee occasionally performs work-related travel.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.