Shipping/Receiving Clerk
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Clerical and Administrative
Specialty Clerk
Location 08810, Dayton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Job Summary:The Shipping/Receiving Clerk will manage incoming and outgoing materials.Supervisory Responsibilities:



Receives goods and verifies the quality and count of all items unloaded from trucks and trailers; checks against suppliers count and immediately reports discrepancies to carriers, supervisor, and purchasing officer per company policy.
Verifies and records all items loaded for shipments.
Carefully and accurately maintains shipping records for requested categories including goods returned, dunnage, and returnable pallets.
Maintains database of shipment data to ensure that customer orders are updated and that appropriate billing documents are provided to accounting or other associated departments as required.
Notifies supervisor of major discrepancies, over-shipments, or substitutions.
Prepares bills of lading and dray tickets for shipments.
Completes information on damage claims for in-transit damage.
Transports materials on shipping dock with a hand truck or other vehicle as needed.
Loads trucks or railroad car using a forklift.
Performs other Clerical and Administrative duties.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Ability to accurately sort, count, and verify items received.
Working knowledge of railway, dock, and warehouse procedures.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Comfortable working independently.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and/or inventory software to maintain records, input data, and create reports. Cargowise experience is a plus.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent.
State motor vehicle operators permit for operation of forklift highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to traverse distribution warehouse and access a variety of storage spaces and shelving units by stretching, squatting, and reaching.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures in the warehouse and on the loading dock.

Job Type: Full-time