Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Job Description

Reports to: Plant Manager


Perform all tasks related to shipping and receiving finished products, raw materials, and purchased items in an organized, safe, and professional manner. Work is done in a fast paced, team based environment, and this position requires the ability to work independently the majority of the time, and with others to meet daily demands. All work is done in accordance to documented procedures, work place safety standards, industry practices, and the Company employee handbook.


  • Coordinate with customer service and production to ensure that all orders are shipped as required.
  • Package, load, and oversee the shipment of all product on a daily basis.
  • Schedule all inbound and outbound shipping, through phone and email correspondence. Understand all of the necessary paperwork for shipment of product, and be able to  produce it as required.
  • Build required shipping skids, pallets, and containers, using basic carpentry skills. Unload, inspect and store all receipts in a timely fashion. Confirm all appropriate documentation for proper receipt.
  • Promptly deal with any damaged or delayed shipment claims. Use of tape measure, and ability to measure accurately.
  • Competence in driving a fork truck and operating cranes.
  • Recognition and understanding of raw materials specific to product lines to meet customer requirements.
  • Active involvement in safety inspections, walk-throughs, and improvement projects.
  • Other duties as assigned to support production and facility goals.


Success is measured on:

  • Competence and mastery of assigned work areas.
  • On time delivery of the production area and facility.
  • Shipment accuracy and quality.
  • Amount of in transit damage from improper packaging.
  • Attendance and Punctuality.


  • Ability to work both individually and as a part of a team
  • Must be detail oriented, quality conscious, and willing to make decisions to support the organizations positive quality reputation
  • Must have the ability to learn and retain new tasks and operations, and step between various duties in the job description seamlessly.
  • Must be professional, and able to deal with internal and external parties in a courteous and positive manner.


  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must comply with all company policies, including drug screening policy
  • Must supply and maintain their own safety shoes
  • Must meet position overtime requirements as schedule demands


The position works a 9 hour minimum day, 5 days per week, in a non-stationary shop environment. Duties involve some desk/office work, but primarily standing and walking. Position involves frequent lifting of product between 30 and 75 pounds. Tables, lift carts, fork trucks, and cranes are available as needed. Majority of the work is done inside the facility, but some portion is done outside (loading and unloading of  trucks).

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