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Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Company: Ufp Industries Inc.
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

General SummaryThe Shipping and Receiving Clerk is for coordinating the incoming and outgoing shipment of material. Prepares paperwork and material for shipment and reviews paperwork of incoming material.Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.Principal Duties/ResponsibilitiesCoordinates and schedules all outbound loads and coordinates with sales and production.Determines proper loading order and placement of product.Verifies shipping documents and records any discrepancies.Set up all loads to be shipped common carrier with outside freight companies.Coordinates routing of orders, and dispatches carrier with orders and appropriate delivery instructions consistent with customer receiving times.Ensures all internal/external paperwork meets all Universal as well as DOT regulations and procedures.Documents any shortage on orders, investigates reasons for occurrence and informs sales and admin of the shortage.Takes and acts upon all calls for tracing and/or expediting orders.Maintains proper documentation and records of incoming and outgoing shipments.May assists loading and unloading material from trucks or carts.Prepares various reports and correspondence as required.Performs other duties as required.RequirementsKnowledgeMinimum high school diploma/GEDMinimum 6 months of experience in shipping and receiving or related area.Working knowledge of standard DOT concepts, regulations, practices and procedures.Working knowledge of proper loading techniques, weight limitations, and company procedures.Working knowledge of Excel, word and Outlook.Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades and species.Successful completion of forklift driver licensing process.Preferred understanding on company policies, practices and procedures.Must be at least 18 years of age.Skills and abilitiesAbility to understand verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write EnglishAbility to recognize safe vs. unsafe working conditionsAbility to plan, and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress.Ability to identify problems and find viable solutionsAbility to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer, calculator, and telephone.Demonstrated ability to frequently get on and off the forklift, and to strap and tie down shipments.Ability to multitask and pay attention to detailAbility to work under indirect supervisionAbility to pass a drug testAbility to work hours mandated by managementConductSafety conscious and strongTeam player and goal orientedParticipates in Safety and CI programsLeads by example and has positive attitudeLooks for ways to improve productivity and department resultsPunctual and reliableby Jobble

Keywords: Ufp Industries Inc., Elkhart , Shipping & Receiving Clerk, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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