Warehouse Shipping Job Description

Warehouse Shipping Job Description

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Warehouse shipping provides support to the Warehouse Team Leader for External Warehouse Operations including audits, reviews and inventory monitoring.

Warehouse Shipping Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Run material staging report in SAP or RF application
Will also be floor loading the product into the trailer
Associate must be comfortable palletizing boxes six feet high repetetively while pulling product from the conveyor belt at a quick pace
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively
Generates packing list from WMS System
Performs transactions in the ERP to maintain inventory accuracy as needed (stock moves) and from one lot to another (reallocations)
Ensure a safe working environment for all personnel through enforcement of safety policies and procedures, including inspections and periodic safety meetings
May occasionally work in place of employees out sick, on vacation
Monitor the continuous flow of distribution to customers both domestic/international
Prepare and ship orders according to work flow agenda (wave schedule)

Warehouse Shipping Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Shipping

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DG, PIV, CPR, IATA, DOT, EPA, HAZMAT, LTL, APICS, ANSI

Education for Warehouse Shipping

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse shipping job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in General Education, Education, Business, Associates, Management, Technical, Supervision, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Engineering

Skills for Warehouse Shipping

Desired skills for warehouse shipping include:

SAP
PKMS
Warehouse Management Systems
Warehouse systems and processes
Use of PCs and the ability to learn software applications
Microsoft Office
Ability to operate a forklift and meet medium level physical exertion requirements
Inventory control and warehouse operations
Processing shipments
Safety regulations and procedures

Desired experience for warehouse shipping includes:

Must be able to give and welcome constructive feedback
Must have experience in using Oracle
Must have previous experience in using a bar code scanning system
GED or High School Diplomas
Distribution, inventory and/or warehouse experience is necessary
Ability to lift up to 50lbs throughout the shift

Warehouse Shipping Examples

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Warehouse Shipping Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a warehouse shipping. 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 warehouse shipping
  • Manage waste rolls and scrap, move waste to compactors or recycling staging areas, gather and bale loose junk or startup rolls and load the scrap trailer and record weights
  • To perform cycle counts as needed
  • Empty pallets from presses gathered and taken outside and neatly stacked
  • Gather and bale loose scrap from presses and slitters
  • To provide assistance outside their immediate area of responsibility when needed
  • To assist in physical inventories
  • Processes all nightly paperwork required such as delivery manifest, exception reporting, truck departure log
  • Supports the material receiving activities to ensure materials received are what was ordered, correct quantities, undamaged
  • Receives raw material and supplies
  • Moving and staging product and materials using equipment (order/cherry picker)
Qualifications for warehouse shipping
  • Operational Access to OMS – Menus OE, IC, WH
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds using proper techniques
  • Work environment is moderately noisy
  • Flexible to work any shift as needed, including evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to handle stress caused by meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements
  • Strong familiarity and prior certification with Warehouse Material Handling Equipment is required
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse shipping. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse shipping
  • Packaging, receiving and transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous materials using appropriate material handling equipment including pallet jacks and forklift
  • Perform a variety of warehouse and shipping tasks including tasks related to compliance with DOT, IATA and other applicable transportation regulations
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the field of shipping, receiving and warehouse operations including refilling of shelves with stock from bulk area, inventory and advising of low counts
  • Implements the completion of all required transactional steps to ship or receive material
  • Provides assistance when requested, in preparation of research and development samples for local or international shipment
  • Stocks incoming materials in assigned locations
  • Maintains safe/clean work environment by keeping shelves and floor area neat and well organized
  • Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, squat and lift 50 lbs
  • Coordination and prioritization of the day to day activities for the shipping/receiving/warehouse personnel
  • Determine work procedures, prepares work schedule, and expedites work flow
Qualifications for warehouse shipping
  • Quick learner, thrives in a fast-paced environment who is able to manage multiple deadlines and responsibilities
  • Keen eye for details and ability to stay focused on the details
  • Prior experience managing in a Union environment is preferred
  • Inventory, Equipment maintenance, data entry and computer skills
  • Fork lift and crane experience is required
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, be highly motivated, and be able to follow through on duties and assignments with minimal supervision
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse shipping. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse shipping
  • Coaching employees in Food Safety
  • Scheduling manpower, CIP duties including leadership
  • Effectively assigning of manpower to support efficient plant operations
  • Be an integral part of the hiring process for labour
  • Oversee the plant finished goods inventory to maintain accurate inventory and finished goods inventory cycle counting
  • Manage the shipping activity of finished goods to ensure food safety policies are adhered to
  • Enter production batches into the E1 system
  • Resolve issues surrounding the inventory control system in E1 including inventory reconciliation, vacation scheduling, truck scheduling, and logging
  • Liaise with customer service, truck drivers, logistics, credit
  • Conduct daily production meetings with team in the Shipping work area
Qualifications for warehouse shipping
  • 1 year of shipping, received, and/or warehouse experience required
  • Able to work independently (will be alone in the office 2 days/week)
  • Proactive and stress resistant
  • Must have experience creating, printing bill of ladings
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background
  • Must be able to multi-task and have good coordination skills, able to plan, prioritize and organize various activities
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse shipping. 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 warehouse shipping
  • Determine a base line output and track deviations as part of deviation management
  • Ensure that standard work instructions are posted at work stations and being followed by associates
  • Responsible for being part of the emergency management process
  • Participate in interviewing of candidates for the work area
  • Update ISO procedures, forms, and work instructions as applicable to the work area
  • Act as liaison between employees and IT to ensure system issues are addressed in a timely manner during system emergencies
  • Identify facility issues and communicates to facility management to ensure safety and security
  • Picks merchandise from warehouse shelves to fill orders
  • Stacks merchandise on skids and wraps for pickup
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed by management
Qualifications for warehouse shipping
  • Emphasis on proper safety and security is extremely important
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet daily service parts deadlines and schedules
  • Occasionally lifts and/or moves more up to 75 pounds
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to grasp, carry, feel or touch
  • Demonstrate basic reading, writing and math skills
  • Possess a valid NYS Diver's License
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Warehouse Shipping Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse shipping. 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 warehouse shipping
  • Plan and organize work assignments, scheduling, work methods, and trainings
  • Supervise the storage, control and issuance of materials and supplies
  • Direct the execution of all stock transactions and prepare all related documents to provide accurate inventory levels
  • Supervise traffic operations and ensure the proper methods of transportation and packaging are being used for both incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Communicate company policies, establish standards of performance, and rate direct reports accordingly
  • Prepare preliminary estimates of department operating costs for use in developing company budgets
  • Sorting boxes
  • Loading cartons
  • Scanning cartons
  • Work in Shipping / Receiving Department
Qualifications for warehouse shipping
  • Have the ability to obtain a fork truck license
  • Must have basic math skills including addition and subtraction be able to use a tape measure and calipers
  • Associate Degree (with 1-2 yrs experience) or High School Diploma or Equivalent (with 3-4 yrs experience)
  • Minimum High School Diploma, preferred post-secondary education in a related field
  • 5 years’ experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing setting
  • Previous supervisory experience in a unionized environment would be considered an asset

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