Shipping and Receiving Clerk
Bridgeport, NJ 08014
The Shipping & Receiving Clerk to perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks to include identifying information on incoming or outgoing shipments with purchase orders, invoices or other documents.
Prepares shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct. 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 that is shipped or received. Inspects shipments for damages or defects. Records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items.
May trace lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
May maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records.
May operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may operate shrink-wrap machine; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms.
Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
High school diploma or GED
One to two years’ experience working in high volume shipping environment
Knowledge of light equipment operation and or maintenance Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic
Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods
Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment
Ability to read, sort, check, count, and verify numbers
Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork and maintain records
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