Shipping Clerk

Location Elkton
Discipline: Warehouse and Fulfillment
Salary: $17-18/hr
Job ref: 121
Published: 5 months ago

Thompson First Group is seeking Shipping Clerk for temporary to hire opportunities for a local client in Elkton, MD.

Candidates that have a background working in Warehouse computer systems, working in Shipping Department and assembling customer orders are encouraged to apply.

Description of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Must be able to read and comprehend customer orders, shipping pick sheets to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.

  • Uses computers to process Bill of Ladings for shipping. Must be able to interface with shipping BOL software, and print documents required for shipments.

  • Moves materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage locations or to other designated areas, maintains product in an organized fashion, in neat rows, with walking lanes beside all product- both finished goods and raw materials

  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequencing relative to size, type, style, color, or other designated means.

  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places necessary pallet labels and packing slips on pallets for shipping.

  • Counts items for distribution within the plant to ensure conformance to company standards.

  • Maintains a first in, first out (FIFO) inventory management system on both raw materials and finished goods.

  • Accurately counts both finished goods and raw material inventories on a schedule provided by the Supervisor.

  • Monitors customer requirements for pallet type- Chep or white wood- to avoid the need to re-stack product due to wrong pallet.

  • Prepares parcels for shipment, including freight bill preparation and parcel company paperwork.

  • Maintains the warehouse in a safe, organized manner, overseeing housekeeping and assuring that raw materials and finished goods can easily identified and accessed.

  • Makes certain that safety is THE top priority, follows all safety rules, and performs no task unless it can be done safely.

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical ormental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.