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Shipping & Receiving Clerk

The Shipping & Receiving Clerk is based out of our corporate headquarters in Prince George, VA. This role is responsible for the physical and electronic receipt of inbound shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties to quality and productivity standards.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure all incoming materials are properly received, visually inspected, and placed in proper inventory location, production area, or held for customer shipment; rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper/purchasing to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Operate lift trucks and hand trucks to convey, move, or hoist materials to proper areas or bin locations.
  • Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Distributing incoming packages within the company.
  • Work closely with other VSP personnel to ensure sales orders are shipped correctly, on time, and in the most economical and safest method.
  • Accurately pull stock for customer orders or transfers, as necessary.
  • Perform all computer functions necessary to create and print shipping labels/inserts, and to track incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • Drive company vehicle to make deliveries and/or pick-ups, as necessary.
  • Proper implementation of VSP’s Quality Program.
  • Perform cycle counts on inventory items, as required.
  • Engages with vendors and drivers with a positive attitude.
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with all company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate that will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Project a favorable image of the company to promote, foster, and enhance public recognition of the company and its products and services.

Required Experience / Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in shipping/receiving
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience and/or training related to job functions

Preferred Experience / Education

  • Advanced experience in shipping/receiving in a distribution/fabrication environment
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