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Become A Shipping And Receiving Associate

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Working As A Shipping And Receiving Associate

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Repetitive

  • $30,450

    Average Salary

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Associate Do At Corning Incorporated

* Receives and inspects incoming raw materials, entering items into PeopleSoft for inventory accountability and control
* Creates PO’s for raw materials and dispatches to vendor
* Distribute raw materials to production cells as required according to the MPS
* Receive, count, verify and deliver all UPS, Federal Express to ordering parties and process outgoing shipments to ensure prompt delivery of priority material (UPS, DHL, FedEx, and next day air shipments)
* Performs cycle count of stored raw materials and/or Finished goods to ensure proper inventory control
* Coordinate, pull, prepare, and ship finished goods
* Receives and puts away finished goods from production
* Prepare product for sterilization Shipment
* Receive sterile product and break down for shipments or transfers to finished goods warehouse
* Operates pallet wrapping machine, manual and power pallet jacks, and forklifts
* Uses a variety of software packages, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, UPS and Fedex software, and ERP system
* Assists in keeping department and/or finished goods area clean and organized
* Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Associate Do At Kelly Services

* Coordinate with manufacturing and commercial operations to ensure daily orders are picked, packed, and shipped on-time
* Inspect finished product for defects and verify accuracy of order contents and documentation prior to packaging and shipment
* Generate domestic and international shipping documents through our automated system or manually, as required
* Ensure all applicable shipping compliance regulations are upheld
* Maintain appropriate inventory levels of packaging materials such as boxes, labels, ice bricks, and dry ice

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Associate Do At Astronics

* Pulling parts/materials from stockroom and kit them to fill manufacturing requirements
* Delivering kitted parts/materials to departments
* Entering data for inventory transactions in ERP system
* Packaging and loading items for shipment
* Preparing/verifying shipping documentation, ensuring compliance with applicable export regulations and all hazardous material packaging/labelling requirements
* Participating in weekly cycle count of inventory
* Reconciling discrepancies between ERP system and stock counts
* Unloading delivery trucks
* May operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment and tools
* Compares identifying information and counts or weighs items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records to verify accuracy
* Performing other tasks as assigned
* Tend the service window and issue material to production as needed
* Marks identifying information on material
* Verifies and records item information on material
* Position Requirements

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Associate Do At Persistent Systems

* Shipping and receiving all packages, including accepting and signing for deliveries from distributors, as well as organizing and planning outbound orders
* Maintaining store room inventory and organization, including sorting materials according to characteristics such as size, type, style, and product code under FIFO (First
* In
* First
* Out) procedures; conducting daily inventory of products, conducting cycle counts, and reporting data to the Supply Chain Supervisor
* Inspecting incoming raw materials
* Maintaining inventory of shipping supplies and replenishing inventory as needed
* Documenting and maintaining shipping and receiving logs

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Associate Do At Staff Management | SMX

* Responsibilities include performing the required duties with safety and quality as the top priority.
* Take pride in your work product and your daily productivity.
* Measure your individual contributions yet enjoy a team of individuals performing a similar function.
* Employment Types: Full Time, Temporary or Contract.
* Work Location: SMX Staffing, 18752 Harbeson Rd, Harbeson, DE 19951.
* Job Types: Food Production, Forklift Operator, Shipping and Receiving.
* Shifts: 1st Shift, 2nd Shift.
* Attributes: Drug Test, Stand for Shift Duration, Must be at least 18 years old.
* Benefits: Paid Training, Weekly paychecks, Direct Deposit or Cash Card pay options, Medical / Dental Insurance

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How To Become A Shipping And Receiving Associate

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Shipping And Receiving Associate Career Paths

Shipping And Receiving Associate
Shipping And Receiving Clerk Warehouse Manager Office Manager
Administrative Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Shipping And Receiving Clerk Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Order Selector Shipping Clerk Inventory Control Clerk
Inventory Control Lead
5 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Planner/Scheduler Planner/Buyer
Inventory Control Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Technician Production Supervisor Warehouse Supervisor
Inventory Control Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Material Handler Production Supervisor
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Technician Service Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Maintenance Specialist Aircraft Mechanic
Production Controller
5 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Production Supervisor Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Driver Quality Inspector Shipping Clerk
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Technician Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager Operations Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Driver Technical Support Specialist Support Supervisor
Support Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Operator Production Manager
Traffic Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Warehouse Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Shipping And Receiving Associate Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Carrier

  • Polish

  • Hebrew

  • German

  • Somali

  • Gujarati

  • Cantonese

  • Mandarin

  • Norwegian

  • Korean

  • Hmong

  • Italian

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Top Skills for A Shipping And Receiving Associate


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Top Shipping And Receiving Associate Skills

  1. Store Merchandise
  2. Production Areas
  3. Electric Pallet Jack
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Shipped/received daily products of store merchandise.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Load and unloaded trucks Move merchandise with electric pallet jacks and forklifts Set-up merchandise for customers
  • Unload boxes from truck deliveries.
  • Answered phones and provided information using customer service skills.

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