Shipper/receiver Job Description

Shipper/receiver Job Description

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Shipper/receiver provides shipping and receiving services for a variety of groups and oversee the functions surrounding coordination of trade shows, return materials authorization (RMA) parts, and new product introduction processes (NPI).

Shipper/receiver Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ship and confirm shipments using Clipper Ship and Oracle software
Prepares and maintains records of goods shipped, including documentation associated with the export of hazardous and/or radioactive materials
Determines packaging requirements
Pack and ship completed Embellishment orders to the stores
Deliver all Central Canada Embellishment Centre orders
Collect orders from Fulfillment Centre and organize them
Ensure accuracy of product shipping, billing details and return requirements in RIOT
Sort Fulfillment POS orders by store and ensure product matches order
Process register sales
Ship billed orders to client

Shipper/receiver Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Shipper/receiver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: WHMIS, H2S, PIT, DOT, TDG, OSHA, IATA

Education for Shipper/receiver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the shipper/receiver 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, Manufacturing, Computer, Communication, Management, Associates, Business, Technical, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Shipper/receiver

Desired skills for shipper/receiver include:

Shipping/receiving policies
Practices and techniques for crating and packing materials
SAP
Day-to-day operations of shipping/receiving in a warehouse
Shipping procedures
Computers
Warehouse operations
Rates
Routes
Oracle

Desired experience for shipper/receiver includes:

Update IONS (ordering system) with tracking info, closing lines and filing hard copies with receipt
Follow specialty orders for handling, shipping requirements, additional transfers, name tags, and gift card processing
Maintain a positive relationship with Accounts Receivable, Sales Team, Fulfillment peers and Embellishment staff
Handle pallet jacks
Assist Garment Finishing department where required
Cross train with other members of the fulfillment team (including Purchasing and Shipping)

Shipper/receiver Examples

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Shipper/receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a shipper/receiver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for shipper/receiver
  • Review invoice/packing list, pull and pick required product and ensure product and accessory items are correct (part numbers, lot numbers) and match the invoice/packing list
  • Pick inventory in FIFO order
  • Utilize UPS/Fedex/DHL software for shipments
  • File all end-of-day shipping documents
  • Provide information to carriers regarding shipments
  • Issue call tags as required
  • Performs receipt data entry
  • Maintains records of goods received
  • Performs any related warehouse duties as directed such as trash removal, cart distribution
  • Gather, verify, and pack items for shipment according to specifications and the transportation method used
Qualifications for shipper/receiver
  • Loads outbound freight
  • Move on-test finished goods from packaging to B100 on-test area
  • Loads and unloads trucks and interfaces with common carriers
  • Signs bill of ladings for incoming shipments and process IBL, packing lists for receipts from vendors using POLIS and WCS
  • Checks incoming product against documentation to verify accuracy, sorts products and prepares it for putaway
  • Receive product into WCS using barcode scanners or CRT
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Shipper/receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a shipper/receiver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shipper/receiver
  • Receive incoming shipments at an office facility
  • Prepare domestic and international shipments, preparation of documentation, interact with customs, freight forwarders, commercial trucking services, Fed Ex and UPS
  • Determine shipping cost/postage using charts and tables, label boxes, write addresses and prepare bills of lading
  • Load and unload trucks, move material within warehouse
  • Rolls cylinders using or operating a forklift as require
  • Sorts empty cylinders by type and places in empty inventory for filling
  • Checks for cylinder quantities, styles and product and assists with inventory tracking
  • Performs cylinder maintenance such as painting, labeling and cleaning
  • Reviews customer orders and pull items from inventory, may assist with paperwork for shipment
  • Processes incoming receipts from suppliers
Qualifications for shipper/receiver
  • Demonstrated excellent communicator (verbal, written, spoken)
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Possess superior organizational skills, maintain high attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Ability to lift to 35 lbs consistently up to 55 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to work in a frequently changing team environment
  • Automated materials storage systems knowledge preferred
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Shipper/receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a shipper/receiver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for shipper/receiver
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems with internal departments related to duties
  • Unloads trucks with mobile equipment
  • Counts product by hand and with the use of piece count scales
  • Delivers packages to internal departments
  • Receive and sign for all incoming packages and shipments
  • Prepare all outbound shipments in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Process airborne outgoing shipments according to established guidelines
  • Reconcile freight invoices in a timely manner
  • Track all incoming equipment, and ensure each piece is signed for by the customer
  • Respond to customer calls/requests in a timely manner
Qualifications for shipper/receiver
  • Cycle count/physical inventory, auditing experience preferred
  • Lift machine experience
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record, verified by the DMV
  • Skilled in filling orders for Shipping, Assembly and Machine Shop areas
  • Responsible for the smooth flow of input materials, proper handling of materials and components in the manufacturing warehouse, correct and timely supply of production materials and finished products receipt into the warehouse
  • Responsible for the correctness of the material condition and component manufacturing warehouse
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Shipper/receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of shipper/receiver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for shipper/receiver
  • May assist with the delivery and pickup of mail, and provide other mailroom services when necessary
  • Act as Receiver One or Receiver 2 as part of the receiving process
  • Receive product from various freight carriers (Inspect for outer damage)
  • Inspect product to parameters stated on the receiving report and the inspection lists
  • Note any exceptions on report, notify supervisor and/or commodity manager
  • Scan barcodes and verify against the human readable test
  • Stock product as required
  • Package product for shipment adhering to accepted Electronic Industry standards
  • Handle all product according to ESD training
  • Ship product using various freight software or documents, paying special attention top specific customer requirements and the packing process
Qualifications for shipper/receiver
  • Supports logistics projects
  • Work in the field warehouseman min
  • Responsibility, proactivity
  • Three to six months experience shipping and receiving
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, including reading and writting
  • Must have the ability to work well with others in a team environment
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Shipper/receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a shipper/receiver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shipper/receiver
  • Do periodic cycle counts
  • Lifting of boxes is required
  • Receive, sort, distribute and load outgoing deliveries into SUL vehicles in coordination with other mailroom personnel
  • Prepare a wide variety of sizes and types of items for world-wide shipping, including proper labeling and customs declarations
  • Prepare and package items using methods and materials most appropriate to the item being shipped
  • Determine shipping costs for each outbound package
  • When needed, palletize and shrink wrap large outbound shipments
  • Pack and unpack bins/totes/crates of bindery materials ensuring items are protected
  • Help assist or direct vendors while picking up shipments
  • Maintain compliance with laws
Qualifications for shipper/receiver
  • Lift truck certification and a valid driver’s license
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds for short distances
  • Ability to operate a forklift and other equipment
  • Able to bend, lift, and remain physically active throughout shift
  • Good tolerance for odors
  • High school diploma preferred, or a combination of work experience and education

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