Shipping & Receiving Clerk


Job Title: Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Reports to: Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Position Objective / Summary: The Shipping & Receiving Assistant works with the Shipping Team Leader to perform all tasks involved in the receiving, storage, and shipment of all items received from suppliers or the production shop.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Package finished goods accurately and neatly
  • Load, wrap, and band pallets for shipping
  • Assist in loading and unloading of vehicles driven by couriers and/or freight drivers
  • Maintain cleanliness of inventory area and equipment
  • Identify errors and report them to the Planning & Inventory Manager
  • Read packing lists and other forms used by major freight carriers to ensure accuracy
  • Inspect received items for accurate count, description, and labeling
  • Participate in physical inventory counts and/or cycle counts as needed
  • Make arrangements for pick-up by customer specified carriers
  • Operate Pallet Jack and Fork Lift
  • Performs production duties during slow periods (see Production Operator job description)
  • Performs related duties as needed by supervision
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 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.

  • Familiarity with all materials stocked and products produced
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, or lift for long periods of time
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Have knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to learn and use the UPS Worldship and FedEx programs
  • Familiarity with FedEx, DHL, freight trucks, and UPS shipping procedures
  • Ability to become a licensed forklift truck operator

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or current pursuit of such required


Working Conditions: The physical demands and 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.

  • Combination of shop and office environments
  • Walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder height and/or below the waist
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs
  • Exposure to the manufacturing area where personal protective equipment may be required
  • Ambient room temperatures and lighting as found in a typical manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, and odors


This job description is a summary of the job duties and requirements that represent the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be complete in detail. Individuals classified in this job are expected to perform all the essential duties identified herein, and occasionally may be required to perform duties that are not included within this document.




Holiday Hours

We will be closed 4/10/20 in observance of the holiday weekend. Normal hours will resume 4/13/20