Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Job Description Job Summary: The Shipping and Receiving Clerk will ship and receive items in the system and when necessary, assist in the Warehouse. Responsibilities: Receives items by unloading vehicles; accepting deliveries; unpacking containers. Verifies items received by inspecting condition of items; comparing count/measure of items to purchase order and packing list; noting discrepancies. Documents items received by recording identifying information. Enters inventory transactions into computer system. Transfers orders received by routing or delivering items to the requesting department. Replaces damaged items and shortages or obtains credit by informing shipper and transporter of damage or shortage; returning damaged items; requesting new items or credit for shortages. Receives credit-return materials from production by verifying identifying information and quantity of materials; placing materials in inventory. Prepares shipments by assembling, packing, protecting, and labeling containers. Determines method of shipment by examining items to be shipped, destination, route, rate, and time of shipment. Ships items by verifying identifying information and quantity and condition of items; loading and protecting items. Documents items shipped by recording identifying information of items and transport information. Maintains shipping and receiving materials by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed materials; placing and expediting orders for materials; verifying receipt of materials. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Performs other clerical duties, as necessary. REQUIRED SKILLS & CAPABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills Customer service skills that display empathy for both internal and external customers Excellent organizational skills with emphasis and attention to detail Thorough understanding of Warehouse procedures and policies Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Capable of accessing all areas of the facility Must be able to access a variety of spaces and shelving units by stretching, squatting, and reaching. Must be able to work in cold and hot temperatures in the Warehouse.