One of our clients in Southeast Houston is looking for a shipping and receiving clerk on a temp to hire basis.
Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.
Must have excellent communication skills and be able to follow written and verbal instructions
Must be detail oriented and able to verify information well
Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as bills of lading, invoices, or orders to verify accuracy.
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or recordkeeping purposes.
Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials.
Confer or correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.
Pack, seal, label, or affix postage and labels to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, glue, stencil or postage meter.
Selects and assembles the appropriate packaging and then packs items into containers properly.
Receives, unpacks, and examines incoming shipments to record receipts, reject damaged items, and record shortages
Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials as well as to rectify damages and shortages
Deliver or route materials to departments using handtruck, conveyor, sorting bins, lift truck or other methods.
Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped
Examines outgoing shipments to ensure they shipments meet specifications.
Compute amounts, such as space available, shipping, storage, or demurrage charges, using computer or price list.
Operates tier lift truck or handtruck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from S&R platform to storage or work area.
Loading/unloading shipments using lift truck, hand truck or other methods.
Other duties as needed and assigned.
Essential Skills and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent certification required
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office software required
Online software for carriers (my DHL Express, FedEx Shipment Manager, World Ship)
Customer service experience
While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to stand; walk; sit for long periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 10 lbs but may occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Employees must talk by expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and maintain focus and concentration throughout the work day.
Must have a clear background and be able to pass a drug screen.