Overview

Basic Function

Verify and retain or store records on outgoing shipments and prepare items for shipment. Verify part number, quantity, revision (where applicable) matches related documents, Weigh and / or measure items of outgoing shipments to verify information against pack list, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and or other related documents.

Responsibilities

  1. Domestic and International shipping experience is required.
    • Arrange International Freight, Bill of Ladings, Waybills & Pick-up Schedules
    • Determine Associated Costs
    • Knowledge of acceptable shipping materials and methods
  2. Performs transactions in operating system as required in recording of all outgoing shipment information.
  3. Prepares shipping documents, package the goods in shipping containers using spacers, fillers and protective padding. Properly address and label shipments, ensuring correct freight or postal rates are used
  4. Ensure all customer shipping instructions/requirements are met
  5. Arrange pickups with carriers outside of normal pickup schedules.
  6. Coordinate hand carries, occasionally required to deliver hand carries
  7. May direct others in preparing outgoing shipments.
  8. Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies, submit replenishment requests as needed
  9. May have to use scanners, postage machines, scales and in some cases, operate tier-lift truck or use hand truck to move, convey or hoist shipments to shipping and receiving platform to perform these job duties.
  10. Responsible for keeping shipping & dock area clear & safe of material and debris
  11. Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing dynamics
  12. Ability to follow all written and oral instructions.
  13. Perform other related duties as assigned.
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  1. Domestic shipping experience is required, International shipping experience is preferred.
    • Arrange International Freight, Bill of Ladings, Waybills & Pick-up Schedules
    • Determine Associated Costs
    • Knowledge of acceptable shipping materials and methods
  2. Perform transactions in operating system as required in recording of all outgoing shipment information.
  3. Prepare shipping documents, package the goods in shipping containers using spacers, fillers and protective padding. Properly address and label shipments, ensuring correct freight or postal rates are used

  4. Ensure all customer shipping instructions/requirements are met

  5. Arrange pickup with carriers outside of normal pickup schedules.

  6. Coordinate hand carry delivery required to deliver hand carry shipments

  7. Provide direction to others in preparing outgoing shipments

  8. Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies and submit replenishment requests as needed

  9. Must be capable of using scanners, postage machines, scales,

  10. Operate tier-lift truck or use hand truck to move, convey or hoist shipments to shipping and receiving platform to perform job duties.

  11. Responsible for keeping shipping & dock area clear & free of material and debris

  12. Follow all safety requirements

  13. Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing dynamics

  14. Ability to follow all written and oral instructions.

  15. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills

  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Math Aptitude
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Time Management                       
  • Negotiations
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Education/Training

Degree:  High School diploma/GED preferred

Experience

2-5 years in shipping

Source: New Job Orders