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Job: Shipping & Receiving Clerk, Customized Distribution Service, Breinigsville, PA

General Information

Job title:
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Job location:
Breinigsville, PA  18031 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Job Category:
Shipping / Receiving

Job Description

The Customized Distribution Services, Inc. warehouse is expanding and we are looking for three qualified Shipping and Receiving Clerks.


First Shift: Monday - Friday (03:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Third Shift: Monday - Friday (11:00 pm - 07:00 am)

Hybrid Shift: Thursday and Friday (09:00 am - 05:00 pm) and Saturday and Sunday 07:00 pm - 07:00 am)

Position Summary: The Shipping and Receiving Clerk will coordinate between drivers arriving to pick up loads of products from the warehouse and the warehouse operations personnel. This is a clerical position that is very much focused on ensuring that the paperwork for all shipments leaving a CDS distribution center is complete and completely free of errors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned as required.

q Comply with company policies, procedures, and expected standards of behavior.

q Obtain daily scheduled shipment information from the customer service group and communicate same to operational staff in order to ensure seamless execution to the shipment schedule.

q Organize customer orders by appointment time.

q Enter daily activity information into the various electronic platforms.

q Check drivers in & out throughout day, print bills of lading (BOL's), and outbound detail reports.

q Obtain shipper's release numbers, destination, and trailer number.

q Assign warehouse doors to drivers.

q Update information board and electronic order profiles with the information obtained from the drivers.

q Print/reprint orders as necessary.

q Ensure that order profiles are filled out correctly by operators.

q Work with Supervisors and Junior Supervisors in achieving daily goals on dock.

q Keep shuttle orders going to operations in a timely manner for a continual and quick turnaround (where applicable).

q Maintain and update schedule and board throughout shift.

q Answer phones, direct calls to appropriate party, and provide information to caller as needed.

q Work with operational resources to ensure that shipments are completed in accordance to the scheduled departure time and accurate.

q Work with the customer service group on schedule and order changes throughout the day.

q Maintain accurate and organized files for each of the day's transactions.

q Communicate with the next shift (where applicable) about the day's operations before the end of the shift.

q Scan BOL's to respective databases and turn in all BOL's to the office at the end of the day.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications: In order to perform this job successfully the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements outlined below are representative of the knowledge/skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The ability to use a computer, word processing and spreadsheet software is required.

Required Education and/or Experience:

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

1.5-2 years of recent experience in a similar role; preferably in a fast-paced distribution environment

Proficient with an RF Scanner

Must have excellent communication skills; both written and verbal

Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

Experience with WMS

Experience with RF-based warehouse

Language Skills: Ability to speak, read, and write in the English language. Ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to compose reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively communicate information in verbal or written format and effectively respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, employees, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages as well as draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to correctly read, interpret and process lengthy strings of individual digits in their correct order.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands outlined below are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

q Sit for extended periods of time.

q Use hands to finger, handle, touch or manipulate items.

q Speak and/or hear.

q Stand for extended periods, walk and reach with hands or arms.

q Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch.

q Lift up to fifty (50) pounds repeatedly.

q Stoop, reach, kneel, twist and walk while handling cases of product. Have vision abilities to include proximate vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

(Job number: 3936837)
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