Shipping Clerk

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Location
Lakeland, Florida
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 11.00 - US$ 12.00 per hour, $11 - 12 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_16948
Contact
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

Prepares finished goods for shipment. Verifies completeness of shipment against shipping order. Packs shipments, affixes shipping labels, selects method of shipment, weights and determines shipping charges, and issues bill of lading. Maintains shipping records and helps load trucks.

- Verifies completeness of shipment against shipping order.
- Routes all customer shipments according to customer instructions.
- Completes all required shipping documents, bill of lading, and company shipping records.
- Solves problems associated with carrier, routing, and shipping schedules.
- Assembles, packs, protects, labels, and weighs shipments.
- Determines and use most economical method of shipment for goods.
- Traces shipment when necessary.
- Loads and unloads trucks using material handling equipment and fork lift.
- Maintains adequate inventory of packaging materials.
- Maintains company parcel post services.
- Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.

Working hours: Various shifts available

Skills:
-High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Previous shipping experience preferred
-Forklift and/or pallet jack experience is a plus
-Ability to read,write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.
-Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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