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Shipping Coordinator

Readerlink Distribution Services

Location: Salem, VA, 24153
Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 9, 2024
Job Description
Job Description
Department: Production
Job Title: Shipping Coordinator
Shift: Evenings: 4:00p.m. to 12:30a.m., Monday to Friday
Pay: $18.50 - $19.50
Essential Functions : To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
• Demonstrate the ability to communicate verbally and written with internal and external customers.
• Ability to plan ahead and prepare outbound shipments based off of forecasted projections.
• Demonstrated math skills needed for planning outbound trailer capacity.
• Conduct employee and departmental training on customer requirements for outbound freight.
• Manage multiple priorities across all customer carriers and ship lanes.
• Provide accurate, timely communication up and down the organization on outbound shipment status.
• Coordinates and executes weekly prepack requirements.
• Assures that work areas are appropriately maintained and correct any unsafe conditions and general housekeeping immediately.
• Experienced or ability to be certified on powered equipment needed in loading and unloading customer trailers.
• Maintain SOPs and QC processes.
• Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested.
Non-Essential Functions :
• Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested.
• Occasionally hand writes bill of lading receipts.
Qualifications :
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must have Microsoft Suite experience with basic Excel and Outlook.
• Must have basic computer skills. Knowledge of computerized shipment systems preferred.
Physical Requirements : The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee:
• Must be able to stand and sit up to 10 hours in a day.
• Will occasionally push/pull from 11-25 pounds.
• Will frequently bend, stoop, reach up and out, crouch, kneel, and push/pull from 25-50 pounds.
• Will frequently lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally carry up to 50 pounds.
Language Skills :
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, customer shipment instructions, and procedure manuals.
Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $18.50 - $19.50 Hour DOE (Depends on Experience) Benefits Provided: 401K, Dental, Flexible Benefit Account, Holidays, Life Insurance, Medical, Retirement/Pension, Vacation, Vision Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Day Shift
Evening/Swing Shift
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