Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The Shipping Clerk is responsible for verifying and keeping records
on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for
+ Handles a wide variety of paperwork including purchase orders,
return authorizations, delivery notes and other shipping
+ Reviews all delivery notes for special instructions and
highlights them for material handlers.
+ Directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving
platforms to storage and work areas.
+ Prepares all special labels for customer orders.
+ Provides information to customer service representatives when
+ Help ensures proper storage, inventory and security of all
+ Schedules inbound and outbound loads.
+ Maintains a log of inbound and outbound commercial vehicles.
+ Provides timely and professional communication with carriers, 3rd
party logistics companies and internal/external customers.
+ Maintains appropriate records, files and documentation. Resolves
+ Utilizes SAP to print pick lists, confirm and post orders, and
determine order information such as carrier, ship date, pro
+ Ensures orders are shipped in time to arrive by customers
requested delivery date.
+ Acts as a backup to other office personnel, when necessary.
+ Works with the internal customers to document and track carrier
+ Utilizes continuous improvement mindset, assists in identifying
opportunities to improve processes.
+ Maintains a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1-2
years of related experience and/or training, required.
+ Previous experience working in a Shipping environment where
processing of customer orders was completed, preferred.
+ General knowledge of shipping procedures, a plus.
+ Ability to perform basic math functions including addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
+ Ability to operate a forklift, preferred.
+ Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, SAP
and other office equipment.
+ Ability to multi-task in a fast paced setting and effectively
work in a team environment.
+ Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
+ Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
+ Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
+ Bilingual, preferred.
+ May be required to work long hours, holidays and weekends.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics & physical demands 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.
+ The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions
(non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related),
working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne
particles, and chemicals.
+ Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can
be loud when in the production area.
+ Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds.
+ Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
+ Frequently required to stand, use hands and/or fingers to grasp,
handle, feel, reach and pull; and talk or hear. Occasionally
required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
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More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to
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About Smithfield Foods
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global
reach. Our 43,000 U.S. team members and 16,000 European employees
are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly. -" and have
made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein
companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than
two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become
carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG
emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We
believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have
donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in
need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands,
such as Smithfield -, Eckrich -and Nathan's Famous -, among many
others. For more information, visitwww.smithfieldfoods.com, and
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diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
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Job LocationsUS-IL-St. Charles
Category Supply Chain
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift 1st Shift
Keywords: Smithfield, Elgin , Inventory Clerk, Professions , Saint Charles, Illinois
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