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Shipping Clerk

Akron, PA 17501

Posted: 06/19/2019 Employment Type: Entry Level - General Warehouse Industry: Warehouse Pay Rate: $12.50 - $13
  • Shipping Clerk
  • 1st Shift
  • Starting at $12.50-13 per hour DOE
  • Akron, PA
  • Load and Unload Trucks
  • Operate Pallet Jacks and Tow Motors
  • Experience Not Required!


Shipping/Receiving Clerk works with a team in all functions involved with parts handling necessary for warehousing, shipping and receiving parts.


Essential Functions of the Job:  Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:   

  • Receive and unload goods both manually and with forklift or pallet jack.
  • Check for damaged goods of receipts.
  • Verify accuracy, quantity and quality of receipts and verifies against Purchase Orders.
  • Verify labeling of raw materials and labels materials prior to stocking if necessary.
  • Organize and stock shelves and rotate inventory per FIFO.
  • Process and package finished goods for shipping.
  • Process necessary documents for shipping finished goods and miscellaneous supplies, including machinery and sensitive and fragile measurement equipment.
  • Determine most cost-effective shipping methods in conjunction with the most appropriate service.
  • File appropriate Shipping documents to comply with US government, Freight Forwarders, and/or Customer requirements.
  • Perform physical inventory counts, maintains inventory records via ProAlpha ERP system.
  • May be periodically responsible for coordinating the daily activities of Warehouse Team, determining priorities to accomplish all tasks completed in an efficient manner.
  • Constant, clear, concise, and complete communication with any and all departments within the company, with particular emphasis on Upper Management, Production, Purchasing, and Quality.
  • Ability to train and oversee others if necessary.
  • Maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Forklift certification or willingness and ability to obtain certification
  • Lean Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs



  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience and understanding of both domestic and international shipping procedures, terminology, and governmental requirements
  • Understanding of Metric system.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Team oriented with the ability to talk to people within all levels of the organization
  • Computer literacy a must with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with ERP systems preferred.
  • Good communications, mathematical, and financial skills.


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