Shipper Job Description

Shipper Job Description

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Shipper provides occasional support to APS Customer Service Representatives by tracking and tracing shipments and following up on orders when requested (phone and e-mail support).

Shipper Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective shipper job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included shipper job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain trailer storage and inventory accuracy and plant transfers
Oversee all outbound courier shipments (FedEx, DHL, Purolator)
Develop reports and charts to measure performance of inventory accuracy (scan/transfer)
Update and keep accurate training records for WI and C-TPAT requirements
Canada and US updates and entries
Is accountable for recording, signing/authorizing and ensuring accuracy of information on all shipping/receiving documentation
Maintain work area to ensure its kept clean and free of debris
PRINT OUT THE DAILY EXPECTED RECEIPTS LOG AND ATTACH ALL INCOMING PACKING SLIPS TO THEM
VERIFY PACKAGING IS SUITABLE FOR TRANSPORTATION
IDENTIFY AND REMOVE DAMAGED PACKAGING

Shipper Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Shipper

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SFSF, OSHA, IATA, H2S, WHMIS, DOT, HAZMAT, IMDG, GSC, WHIMIS

Education for Shipper

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the shipper job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Business, Engineering, Associates, Management, Computer, Manufacturing, Science, Medical Billing

Skills for Shipper

Desired skills for shipper include:

Sales management and managing personnel
Nursery products
Oracle
Interest and ability to learn about building products
Shipping/receiving policies
Using e-mail
RF scanner system
GMPs
Health & Safety procedures
SOPs

Desired experience for shipper includes:

INSURE PRODUCT SECURITY BY MAINTAINING C-TPAT/P.I.P
Experienced with packaging & shipping raw materials and finished goods in a timely and safe manner and must be familiar with various packaging techniques is desired
Knowledge in all areas of shipping functions is a must
Professional, upbeat attitude & punctuality are essential
Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed is preferred
Process shipments using various shipping software and systems such as UPS WorldShip, Fed-Ex Ship Manager, and DHL Easy Ship Professional

Shipper Examples

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Shipper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a shipper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for shipper
  • Schedule Freight Forwarders and (LTL) Less than load Carriers
  • Perform shipping functions accurately, in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Pack / ship materials and be able to enter all required data in computer
  • Provide tracking information to various personnel and customers upon request
  • Regularly use scanners and barcode guns
  • Process outgoing mail using Pitney Bowes mail center machine
  • Follow detailed shipping procedures accurately and efficiently
  • Participate in the company’s Lean and Continuous Improvement programs
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities as needed • Other job duties as required by business needs
  • Obtain work instructions from the supervisor or shipping manager
Qualifications for shipper
  • Experience processing shipments using various Shipping software and systems such as UPS WorldShip, Fed-Ex Ship Manager, and DHL Easy Ship Professional is desired
  • Knowledge and experience with export shipments is necessary
  • Experience with shipping goods both domestic and international, familiarity with consolidating shipments, is necessary
  • Ability to process and ship goods accurately and on time is essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team within our Shipping Group is necessary
  • Must be able to provide good customer service to interior customers exterior customers
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Shipper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of shipper. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for shipper
  • Pull orders per shipping pick tickets
  • Complete bills of lading, shipping papers and other records as required
  • Stamp, stencil or attach identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment, incorrect orders, items or counts and refer questionable situations to the supervisor
  • Maintain work area, material, tools, and equipment in a neat, orderly and proper housekeeping manner
  • Observe and comply with company work and safety rules
  • Perform these and other comparable related duties as instructed
  • Complete bills of lading, shipping papers and other records as required using company computer system
  • Generates shipping documentation such as airway bills, (S.E.D.’s) Shippers Export Declarations and (S.L.I.’s) Shippers Letter of Instruction for domestic and international shipments
  • Scheduling with Freight Forwarders and (LTL) less than load Carriers
Qualifications for shipper
  • Ability to produce high quality, defect free work is necessary
  • This position requires the ability to perform heavy lifting
  • Unload inbound freight, verify accuracy of shipper's and carriers' counts, verify condition of goods received
  • Prepares receiving records for and delivers incoming non-inventory items to departments and obtains receipt for goods delivered
  • Checks pick list/shipping order for specific shipping instructions and routes/ships products as required
  • Maintains shipping equipment and material required
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Shipper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a shipper. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for shipper
  • Assists with cycle counts as needed
  • May select, pack and wrap product to be shipped
  • May receive inbound material including finished product from other locations, raw materials, operating supplies and equipment and transfers to appropriate storage locations
  • May receive raw material for inventory, samples raw material for QC, and pulls raw material for production
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Paint/Shipping Supervisor or trainer
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Operations Support Supervisor or trainer
  • Preparation of all export documentation and ensure accuracy of all documentation
  • Research and ensure proper codes are utilized for international shipments
  • Ensure most cost effective method of shipment is used while also ensuring customers expected receipt requirements are met
  • Assist with picking of manufacturing and sales orders
Qualifications for shipper
  • The ability to identify below standard products and rectify the production issue
  • Put product away in available space by proper area/zone using order pickers, turret trucks, pallet jacks and barcode scanners
  • Must attain proficiency in using the LMI’s Work Order Tracking Program
  • Experience with ERP system preferred but not required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office SW Applications preferred but not required
  • Previous experience with IATA Hazmat shipping is preferred as certification will be a requirement
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Shipper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of shipper. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shipper
  • Check/finish each piece and compare products to blueprint specifications
  • Preforms final assembly of hardware pieces
  • Complete paperwork per each shipment
  • Following safety regulations
  • Prepare product for domestic and international shipments to customers, vendors, and other company locations
  • Pull and process outbound shipments including Fed-Ex and UPS
  • Unload, verify and receive incoming products and materials
  • Deliver and distribute materials to manufacturing departments as needed
  • General housekeeping and organization of Warehouse area
  • Operate all coarse gel shipping paper bagging and bulk bagging equipment
Qualifications for shipper
  • Consent to a background check and/or drug test
  • Ability to read and interpret processing documents
  • Experience working with MRP systems and customer portals
  • 6 months experience as a warehouse worker
  • SAP or Familiarity with use of PC's and data entry programs
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple distractions
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Shipper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a shipper. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shipper
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and erratic work schedules
  • Perform housekeeping and cleanup activities in all bagging station work areas
  • Perform all other jobs assigned by Production Supervisors or Management personnel
  • Support continuous improvement, learning new equipment and processes, training others and sharing operational knowledge is an essential objective of the position
  • Multi-task, prioritize assignments and job duties, and work in a fast paced work environment with limited supervision
  • Be physically able to lift 50 pounds
  • Be able to follow instructions provided on paper or by email
  • Be able to work a rotating shifts
  • Errors in Packing Slip Ship Type or Shipping Address generated by a Patient Care Coordinator are corrected, noted on copy of Packing Slip and given to Shipping Resolution Associate for documentation and error tracking
  • Generate UPS Shipping Label
Qualifications for shipper
  • Three (3) years related experience working with Defense Logistics Agency and tactical equipment preferred
  • Knowledge of Defense Logistics Agency inventory management systems and techniques is preferred
  • You will be required to attend HazMat packing school
  • Continued employment is based on your passing and maintaining your HazMat certification
  • High school diploma or equivalent and 6-12 months shipping and receiving experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Knowledge of HAZMAT DOT regulations

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