US Cold Storage

  • Clerk

    City US-NC-Warsaw
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    Job Description

    Primary Functions

    The Shipping/Receiving Clerk will be responsible for providing Shipping/Receiving assistance and guidance. Shipping/Receiving Clerks support the shipment of product in and out of the facility.


    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Accuracy of all paperwork produced
    • Follow all customer requirements
    • Assist supervision/management as needed
    • Filing
    • Follow company policies, guidelines and work instructions
    • Maintain professional relationship with the carriers and customers
    • Perform shipping and receiving duties
    • Professional and courteous to team members


    Functions may vary dependent on areas of operation.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Including the following:

    • Check in and out all truck drivers
    • Assign Dock Doors if needed
    • Place driver's license information and or seal numbers in the system
    • Fill out pallet receipts for pallet accounts and/or bill for pallets
    • Ensure cross dock paperwork is created and handed out
    • Setup trucks to pick per supervisor request



    • Maintain a professional manner in appearance and communications at all times.
    • Participate in staff and/or customer meetings if required
    • Develop PC skills to perform any e-mailing, reports, label preparation and other release.


    Safety, Housekeeping, Security

    • Follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building
    • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/lunch room area


    Responsibility and Authority

    • Must report overages, shortages, defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
    • Required to produce accurate inbound paperwork so warehouse can confirm delivery of products
    • Receive incoming products and materials
    • Notification and/or delivery of incoming product to end user
    • Each receipt must have documentation (Packing Slip etc.) to support computer system entries.
    • Requires completion of daily Shipping/Receiving entries in computer system
    • Requires preparation of paper work in system, management of product to be shipped or received
    • Responsible for knowledge of product location within warehouse.
    • Review bill documentation
    • Confirm all orders are loaded
    • Ensure the driver review bill documentation and confirm the driver has all the correct paperwork for the load with the correct destination
    • Ensure that driver receives company seal for inspection by guard shack





    Mandatory Job Requirements

    The requirements that an individual must absolutely possess to perform the essential functions of the job:

    • Capable of typing
    • Have good arithmetic skills
    • Be able to read
    • Capable of following verbal and written instructions
    • Available to work various shifts
    • Capable of sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
    • Understand and follow company policy as stated in the employee handbook
    • Pleasant and Proper phone etiquette


    Qualification Requirements

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are representative of the qualifications required to successfully perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


    Education: High School Degree preferred

    Experience: 1-3 years preferred

    • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
    • PC, leadership and planning skills helpful
    • Experience in AS400, Lotus Notes, Word, Excel and Powerpoint preferred.
    • Experience with warehouse paperwork preferred
    • Ability to perform but not limited to the following tasks: be familiar with and able to interpret packing slips, enter into the computer the correct information, to acknowledge receipt of the goods into the purchase order and processing database.  
    • Must be able to fill out bills of lading and be familiar with various forms that are used and required by the major freight carriers.


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    • Stand, walk; use hands and feed to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk to hear.
    • Work longer hours as needed to satisfy customer and USCS daily and seasonal requirements.
    • Have acceptable and/or correctable vision.
    • Work is generally standing and walking.
    • May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.
    • Position may require occasional warehouse work requiring someone to stand, walk, or be mobile for up to an eight hour shift; ascend and descend from a forklift; lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs.; bend, twist, and reach to check freight, stack boxes, and label.  


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