Shipping Clerk

Classification:

Exempt

Reports to:

This position reports directly to the Shipping Manager.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary:

To support Catalyst Card Company’s (C3) operations by maintaining the shipping department. The Shipping Clerk is responsible for getting information concerning products that are to be shipped or received. The Shipping Clerk often obtains their information by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. The Shipping Clerk uses hands and arms in handling, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. The Shipping Clerk is responsible to provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person about how the job function is proceeding. The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of the arms and legs and moving the whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to identify information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. The Shipping Clerk analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems pertaining to the shipment of a product. The Shipping Clerk realizes that he must establish and maintain interpersonal relationships and maintain them over a period of time in order to properly do the job function. The Shipping Clerk compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data as part of the job activities. The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to estimate correct sizes of products, the distances of shipments, and the quantities to be shipped. They also must be able to determine exact time of shipments, cost, resources, or materials needed in order to perform their work activity. The Shipping Clerk is responsible to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish their work in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Shipping Clerk examines contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipments. The Shipping Clerk prepares documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials. The Shipping Clerk records shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting and recordkeeping purposes. The Shipping Clerk determines shipping methods for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates. The Shipping Clerk delivers or routes materials to departments, using work devices, such as hand truck, conveyor sorting bins. The Shipping Clerk packs, seals, labels, and affixes postage to prepare materials for shipping, using work devices such as hand tools, power tools, and postage meter. The Shipping Clerk confers and corresponds with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications. The Shipping Clerk requisitions and stores shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock. The Shipping Clerk contacts carrier representatives to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials. The Shipping Clerk computes amounts, such as space available, and shipping, storage, and demurrage charges, using calculator or price list.

Qualifications:

• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to arrange things actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules as example speaking of patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to see details at close range within a few feet away.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong before it happens in order to prevent any errors. It does not always involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem and be able to look for a solution or ask the proper person to resolve the issue.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
• The Shipping Clerk must have the ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so that others will be able to understand and follow their instruction.

Physical Requirements:

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 required periodically to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, smell and talk or hear.
• The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds. Job has the following vision requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• Ability to lift 75 lbs.

Working Conditions:

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.
• General Manufacturing environment with moderate noise levels.
• May necessitate movement to other branches or departments office environment and mobility throughout the department and related locations.

Please feel free to submit your resume to DeNeen Misbrener at dmisbrener@c3emv.com