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  • Sector: Warehouse
  • Function: Warehouse
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  • Expiry Date: 05 July 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2158672_1622915320

Job Number: 2158672


Performs a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. Verifies materials received are as ordered and routes incoming items to appropriate departments/locations. Prepares orders for shipment both small package and palletized. Follows SOP's and work instructions in performing the duties of the Shipping and Receiving Clerk.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pick, pack, receive and ship orders on a daily basis.

  • Able to kit complex orders including a Bill of Materials.

  • Select appropriate shipping container and packs items to ensure safe delivery without damage.

  • Ship both domestic and international packages using the appropriate software as required by each order

  • Prepare bill of ladings; check items to be shipped against orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routings are correct.

  •  Prepare commercial documentation for international orders

  • Maintain accurate inventory using stock management techniques including: FIFO, stock rotation, cycle counting and product identification.

  • Receive and unload incoming materials and cross reference with information on the packing slip vs purchase order to verify shipment accuracy; and, processes return shipments (RMA) from customers.

  • Effectively communicate with inside sales, purchasing and quality staff regarding shipping and receiving discrepancies and errors.

  • Inspect incoming shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify quality, logistics and/or purchasing personnel.

  • Competent in basic computer operations and data entry.

  •  Will operate hand truck, cart, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; able to operate shrink wrap machine for palletized orders.

  • Perform daily warehouse maintenance and area clean up. May assist in routine maintenance of equipment.

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds, standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

  • Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety standards.

  • Lead, guide, and train employees performing related work.

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must:

  • Ability to receive, stock, track and/or deliver goods.

  • Ability to perform basic math equations with a good understanding of the Metric Measuring System.

  • Ability to communicate to work effectively with others and to precisely follow written procedures.

  • Familiar with UPS and FedEx shipping systems

  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.

  • Knowledge of light packing and shipping equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Ability to read, sort, check, count and verify numbers, using scales and other methods.

  • Ability to use a computer and access the internet.

  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.

  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.

  • Knowledge of commercial shipping methods and procedures.

About Nelson:

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