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Become A Shipping/Receiving Technician

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Working As A Shipping/Receiving Technician

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

  • $32,538

    Average Salary

What Does A Shipping/Receiving Technician Do At Textron

* Complete allAble Shipping Training Modules
* Unloading andloading of courier, LTL, flat bed trucks, and monitoring the shippingdock.
* Accountable forFOD awareness & safety hazards in cell and dock areas
* Organizing crateinventory to ensure proper identification of Able and Customer property
* Ensuring that all customer jobs/ parts are processedefficiently, shipping & receiving documents and functions are completedaccurately and on time
* Controlling all outgoing & incoming products and orderaccuracy to meet the daily business needs in accordance with ouraffiliate/customer requirements
* Managing Import / Export documents
* Creating commercial invoices
* Completing SLI’s for forwarding agents
* Development andimplementation of VKS training and standard work of area of responsibility
* Effectivelycoordinate with shop floor for part movement and flow of parts either incomingor shipping out.
* Focal person forparticular flow lane of responsibility in receiving or shipping area.
* Coordinatedistribution of received items
* Coordinate dailyshipments
* Prepare shippingdocuments for domestic and International shipments
* Ship jobs viaUPS and FED
* X, DHL, BDP International and other smaller carriers, to includeInternational forwarding agents
* Sorting andorganization of crates and reusable containers
* Coordinate LTLshipments

What Does A Shipping/Receiving Technician Do At Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.
* Demonstrates and promotes the company vision (4 I’s).
* Follows all Fisher Clinical Service (FCS) Standard Operating Procedures.
* Willingness to learn and understand the goals of the department.
* Assist other team members with fulfilling all internal requests.
* Unloads, unpacks and performs receipts
* on all inbound product deliveries.
* Documents the arrival of miscellaneous receipts, “receive as approved” items and delivers these receipts to appropriate addressee or department.
* Ensures that all incoming deliveries are properly and safely stored.
* This includes identifying each refrigerated and frozen receipt container with the appropriate storage condition labels per FCS Standard operating procedure.
* Maintains warehouse and receiving docks for safety, neatness and organization per current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and FCS standard operating procedure.
* Ensures the receiving area is stocked with all necessary supplies.
* Interacts professionally with internal and external customers including couriers, long haul and/or LTL delivery drivers.
* This communication may be in person or via telephone and/or E-mail.
* May be required to use computer for Delivery Acknowledgement entries, move transactions and receipt entries into the Global Process Management System (GPM).
* Monitors the Delivery Acknowledgement Queue (DAQ) dashboard and processes executable shipments to ensure timely receipts based on Production and Distribution priorities as communicated by Project Managers.
* Digitally photographs job related shipments and transfers to a designated folder in a designated server drive.
* Provides these photos to internal customers upon request.
* Capable of training on and being certified on all warehouse Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV) including stand up forklift, sit down forklift, order picker, and powered or manual pallet jack.
* Competent in the use of stationary drum hoist and stationary film/foil roll jib crane.
* Secures electronic and hard copies of temperature recorder data from all temperature monitors arriving with temperature sensitive product.
* Downloads data and stores in designated servers.
* Process documents for return drug receipts while maintaining customer requirements.
* Fulfill all training requirements including assignments and KAs in iComply, GMP training, etc. by assigned due dates.
* Other duties as required by management.
* Able to work overtime when needed to accomplish customer needs

What Does A Shipping/Receiving Technician Do At LGS Innovations

* Receiving, processing, storing, routing, and distributing property and materials from commercial and DOD entities
* Receiving includes taking delivery from shipping carriers at the loading dock and breaking down pallets
* Preparation of property and materials for shipping to customer and vendors
* Knowledge of Hazardous Material handling requirements for CLASS 9 materials.
* Conduct periodic physical asset inventories, asset location surveys and perform monthly self-assessment audits of asset data base records
* Responsible to support the maintenance and good working order of the shipping and receiving records to include both hard and electronic copy
* Delivery of items for shipment to shipping carriers
* Support the R&D; and manufacturing processes of LGS Innovations programs and projects
* Perform tasks that establish and maintain property/materials receiving and shipping records and audit trail documents
* Directly interface with members of the technical staff, management, and customer personnel
* Operate a forklift and performs daily maintenance checks to insure safe operation
* Travel to other LGS locations or customer sites as necessary
* Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies
* Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S; policies and procedures
* Perform other duties as assigned
* Ability to obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level necessary to perform the duties of the position

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How To Become A Shipping/Receiving Technician

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/Receiving Technician Demographics


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  • 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

  • Swedish

  • Hungarian

  • Chinese

  • German

  • Carrier

  • Cantonese

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Top Skills for A Shipping/Receiving Technician


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Top Shipping/Receiving Technician Skills

  1. Delivery Trucks
  2. Packages
  3. Safety Standards
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Priced and hung merchandise, unloaded delivery trucks, created price tickets, compared vendor invoices to store orders for accuracy.
  • Ensured accurate delivery of incoming equipment and packages.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Operated warehouse equipment like fork lifts, hand trucks and pallet jacks to move equipment.
  • Make quick decisions to assign priorities tasks, making sure are done following all procedures.

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