SewingMachinesPlus.com, Inc.

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Location

San Diego, CA

Type

Full Time

Job Title: Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Department: Warehouse

Supervisor: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Prepared Date: September 20, 2014

Summary

Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
  • Determines method of shipment.
  • Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
  • Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.
  • Inserts items into containers.
  • Nails covers on wooden crates and binds containers with metal tape.
  • Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
  • Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, reports damaged items and records shortages.

    Stores and stocks items, as appropriate.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Operates tier lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; requires minimal supervision.

Use of Technology - Adapts to new technologies.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally.

Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.

Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures; conserves organizational resources.

Personal Appearance - Dresses appropriately for position.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.

Initiative - Volunteers readily.

Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; works quickly.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to be trained to use Inventory Management Software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid California Driver License.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The 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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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