Shipping and Receiving Clerk Jobs

Shipping and Receiving Clerk Overview

Shipping and Receiving Clerks are responsible for the smooth flow of received goods and supplies that a company uses in production. Clerks record all pertinent information for every package received, including tracking information, dimensions and weight. Incorrect or damaged shipments need to be returned by completing the necessary paperwork to verify the issue.

Individuals who hold this position are also responsible for the timely shipment of customer orders. Whether goods are inbound or outbound, a Shipping and Receiving Clerk is required to maintain accurate records of all activity. They often use handheld electronic devices to maintain and update databases regularly. They report defective materials, keep up the work area and equipment, and ensure an adequate supply of shipping materials is available at all times. If the company ships large or bulky items, the added responsibility of operating warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks, dollies and forklifts may be part of the job.

Shipping and Receiving Clerk Education Requirements

A high school diploma or GED is normally required, and good computer skills are a plus that indicates a comfort level with updating databases and using handheld electronic devices. Additionally, because the job often entails moving and lifting packages, being physically fit may be a requirement.

Job Market for Shipping and Receiving Clerks

Employment in this occupation is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. With the increased use of radiofrequency identification tags, productivity will increase, allowing fewer clerks to do the same amount of work.

Industries with the highest levels of employment of Shipping and Receiving Clerks include the following:
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Employment services
  • Delivery services
  • Online or mail-order houses
  • Department stores

Similar occupations candidates might want to explore are Freight Coordinator, Forklift Operator and General Warehouse jobs.

Salary Expectations for Shipping and Receiving Clerks

The median salary for this occupation is $29,320. The bottom 10 percent of workers earn around $19,360, and the top 10 percent make $45,780 or more.

1000+ Shipping and Receiving Clerk jobs found on Monster.

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Working with team members and employees across all divisions on a daily basis to keep inbound and outbound deliveries and shipments moving within any and all time constraints. Calibration on a daily basis with researchers and the pilot plant staff to meet the needs of the QTG teams and department project goals. Focusing on accurate processing of all related Warehousing billing and department charg...
Butler America is looking for a Contract Shipping/Receiving Clerk for our Client located in Burnsville, MN. · Support Shipping and Receiving · Able to follow packaging requirements · Ability to read pick slips · Follow basic instructions . Required Skills / Qualifications: · Minimum 2’years of experience in related field. Preferred Skills / Qualifications: · Must have experience in shippi...
Shipping Clerk Responsible for printing all paperwork and labels for shipping. Paperwork includes pick lists, shippers/packing lists, and bill of ladings. Must check all work to ensure all paperwork and labels are correct. Responsible for confirming all shipments once they have shipped and sending advance ship notices for required customers. Also required to route any necessary shipments on requi...
Maintains shipping and receiving area as needed. • Assists with loading and unloading trucks. Schedules truck shipments, UPS, and FedEx as needed. • Interacts with customers as needed to clarify or communicate discrepancies and schedules. • Inspects and records incoming and outgoing orders for count, damage, dates, etc. • Brings any irregularities or other discrepancies/concerns to supervisor ...
Shipping / receiving position open for experienced individual. Must be able to work well with others and operate within levels of timing and varying urgency. Candidate must posess valid Washington State Driver's License and be insurable. Must provide references and pass a background check. Must be able to lift and/or handle 50# boxes. Note that most shipments are under 25# and leave the building v...
Food Manufacturing Co. seeking a detail oriented individual to work as a shipping and receiving clerk, forklift operator and production worker. Duties: · Shipping and receiving goods within our food production facility · Using a forklift to load and unload pallets from flat bed and/or box type trailers. · Shipping small packages via UPS and FedEx. · Organizing and cleaning the facility. · Pi...
Airlite Plastics located in Nazareth, PA is looking to fill a daytime position in their warehouse. This position is responsible to perform all inventory, shipping and receiving functions including but not limited to paperwork, inventory records, labeling, loading, unloading, storage and retrieval of product. Must be certified to operate regular and narrow-aisle forklifts. Essential Job Functions...
Shipping & Receiving Clerk - Downtown SF, High-Tech Company. $18/Hr. Open Now. Universal Protection Service is recruiting a Security Shipping & Receiving Clerk to work full-time at a prestigious high-tech account in Downtown San Francisco. Pay = $18/Hr. + Benefits, Growth Opportunities, and an excellent work environment. Mon-Fri 830 – 530 schedule Online applications being accepted through the...
Shipping & Receiving Clerk - Downtown SF, High-Tech Company. $18/Hr. Open Now. Universal Protection Service is recruiting a Security Shipping & Receiving Clerk to work full-time at a prestigious high-tech account in Downtown San Francisco. Pay = $18/Hr. + Benefits, Growth Opportunities, and an excellent work environment. Mon-Fri 830 – 530 schedule Online applications being accepted through the...
- Read customer orders and shipping orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed. - Weigh or count items being received and enter it in the computer system - Sort and place materials or items on pallets - Process shipments using online shipping (DHL, Fed Ex and Ups Online) - Assemble customer orders from stock and place orders on pallets or shelves, and convey orders to pack...
TravelCenters of America's IT department has an opening in Knoxville, TN. for a Shipping and Receiving Coordinator. Experience with UPS World Ship is preferred but not necessarily required. TravelCenters of America is the nations largest chain of "full service" TravelCenters. Equal Opportunity Employer Send resumes to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential Hudson, MA, 01749
Job Purpose: Accepts shipments and ships product by unloading, loading, and verifying shipments and maintains production by inventorying and disbursing supplies. Duties: * Receives items by unloading vehicles; accepting deliveries; unpacking containers. * Verifies items received by inspecting condition of items; comparing count/measure of items to purchase order and packing list; noting discre...
This position is responsible for shipping/receiving functions in a warehouse environment. The principal tasks revolve around daily shipping duties which include pulling parts and components for customer orders, packaging them, and coordinating their pickup with a variety of small package and freight carriers. Additional responsibilities include daily receiving duties, location and put-away of inco...
Quality Recruiting a full service staffing firm and Top 100 company has multiple immediate temp-hire opportunities for Material Handler/Shipping Clerks in eastern Monroe County! Our clients who specialize in the electronics and clean room industries are expanding and seeking candidates with the following skills to join their teams! Production: · Process and package shipments to customers; inclu...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a client in Munster,IN. We are looking for a Shipping/Receiving clerk. This position is responsible for the timely receipt and shipment of all materials and the timely transfer of materials to stock locations or to technician's bench for use. Includes accurate data transactions in SAP. 1) As directed, properly pack, label and ship manufactured product orders. ...
Job ID EIA-00001609 Emerson Company Control Techniques Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Eden Prairie Publish Start Date Sep 4 2014 Job Level Non-Professional (Will not auto post to LinkedIn) Job Description Emerson Industrial Automation is looking for a contract to hire Shipping and Receiving Clerk to join our team located in Eden Prairie, MN. You will work in both wareh...
Overview: Midland Chevrolet Shipping and Receiving Clerk Shipping and Receiving Clerk – Warehouse Clerk Midland Chevrolet continues to grow and we are seeking talented Shipping and Receiving Clerk to join our successful team. Midland Chevroelt is one of many Lithia Auto Stores. At Lithia we provide a unique blend of leadership skills with a culture that embodies our core values and the opport...
Manpower is currently hiring a Shipping/Receiving Clerk for one of our top clients in Twinsburg, OH! MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts general material handling tasks. Perform inventory and accuracy-counting material, component identification and pulling components to be placed at assembly areas. Other duties include pulling short parts, scrapping damaged materials and operating weigh scales Pe...
Lou's Sporting Goods is looking for a full time Shipping & Receiving Clerk Must be detail oriented; with basic computer skills, great team player and previous warehouse experience is a plus. Position will include receiving, stocking and shipping of incoming, outgoing product, required to lift 50 lbs and have a valid driver's license. Hours are M-F 7:30 am - 5:30 pm with some weekends and pay depen...
Job Description: AppleOne is seeking Shipping and Receiving Clerks to provide support to departments and warehouses for our extensive client?le list in Thousand Oaks and surrounding areas. Candidates must be proficient with FedEx, UPS, Conway and USPS systems as well as specialized packaging procedures according to customer specs. Ideal candidates will be capable of running general warehouse duti...

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