Shipping Clerk

Location: Saco, ME

Department: Shipping

Reports to: Shipping Supervisor

General Summary:

The Shipping Clerk is responsible for executing the shipping of goods, interfacing with Customer Service to expedite shipments. The Clerk will also participate in inventory control, and receiving of Company goods, inventorying, and labeling of such goods.

Job Functions:

-Coordinate and schedule shipments with UPS, LTL, Air, etc.
-Prepare necessary paperwork involved in each shipment
-Maintain a working knowledge of each carrier that Yale Cordage has direct involvement with, which includes transit times, discount structures, etc.
-Record of daily logs for both shipping and receiving
-Participate in the control of the inventory which includes basic computer skills
-Track and or expedite shipments
-Quality control for product being shipped (appearance, etc.)
-Interact and coordinate with Customer Service
-Receive inbound stock and other items for Yale cordage, Inc.
-Interact with Finishing Department as necessary regarding product status
-Independently, efficiently and effectively run the department in the absence of the Supervisor
-Help in other departments as time allows, or as directed, in order to meet business demand
-Other duties as assigned

Skills/Experience/Training Required:

-Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repeatedly
-Ability to follow detailed operating directions
-Basic math skills
-Full finger and hand dexterity
-Ability to learn and command knowledge of Quality Control standards for Yale Cordage, Inc.
-Attention to detail and craftsmanship
-Ability to meet Quality Assurance expectations and packaging requirements
-Strong, independent work ethic
-Good communication skills
-Computer literate

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Majority of tasks are done standing. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion, requiring ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects using proper body mechanics and techniques.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Yale Cordage, Inc. reserves the right to change or revise duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This document is not a written or implied contract of employment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.