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Shipping and Receiving Associate

Methuen, MA 01844

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Materials Job Number: 50337

Our client, in Northern Massachusetts, is now looking for a Shipping and Receiving Associate for their current opening.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Checks goods against shipping documents for accuracy and authorizations.
  • Verifies identification and quantity of products to be shipped.
  • Prepares waybills, commercial invoices, and performs export filings.
  • Stamps, stencils, or attaches information and shipping instruction onto containers.
  • Maintains inventory of cartons, tapes, foam, and other packing materials.
  • Prepares and maintains records of goods shipped, including documentation associated with the export of hazardous materials.
  • May be assigned responsibility for the shipment of hazardous material in coordination with the licensing and safety personnel.
  • Maintains records of goods received.
  • Performs receipt data entry.
  • Processes damaged, excess, or misdirected goods, routing material to inspection, stores or other destinations.
  • Receives and unpacks goods.
  • Checks receipts against waybills, packing slips, etc.
  • Verifies nomenclature, identification and quantity.
  • Prepares discrepancy reports when needed.
  • Determines packaging requirements.
  • May pack goods for shipment in accordance with applicable specifications, equipment characteristics, and transportation methods and routes.
  • May build or brace special crating fixtures for shipments.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Utilizes MS Office Suite and other applications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a high school diploma and 4 or more years of shipping and receiving experience in a corporate environment.
  • May substitute additional education in lieu of work experience.
  • Hazardous Shipping Certificate preferred.
  • Experience using ERP Software is preferred.
  • Requires good understanding of shipping and postal regulations, ability to operate postal metering machines, organizing ability, communication skills, and ability to work independently.
  • Requires a good knowledge of shipping and receiving policies, and practices and techniques for crating and packing materials.
  • Proficient office computer skills including word processing, e-mail, and Internet software.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as required.

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