Distribution & Receiving Associate I – Wendell, NC Apply for this Career

Job Code Distribution & Receiving Associate I
Operation Location Wendell, NC
Primary Function

The Distribution & Receiving Associate performs order picking, packing, receiving and shipping duties. This position is responsible for supporting the shipment of goods produced received and the supplies used in or to aid in the production/storage of goods destined for sale to our customer base.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Perform shipping and receiving duties.
-Responsible to make arrangements for pick-up by the carrier specified on the customer’s purchase order which is conveyed to the shipping clerk by final inspection via the shipping instructions.
-Must report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
-Responsible for keeping an adequate supply of shipping materials on hand at all times.
-Required to forward a requisition for shipping materials to the Department Supervisor for approval.
-Maintain clean and orderly work area and equipment following proper safety regulations.
-Required to read and write English, follow verbal instructions and use simple math.
-Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
-Ability to perform but not limited to the following tasks, be familiar with and able to interpret packing slips, enter into the computer the correct information, to acknowledge receipt of the goods into the purchase order and processing database.
-Must fill out bills of lading and be familiar with various forms used by the major freight carriers.
-Must be capable of estimating weight, and use that information to calculate the cost of shipping.
-Familiarity with proper packaging methods and able to interpret visual aids used to convey specific packaging requirements.

Educational and or Experience Requirements

Education and Requirements:
2+ years of warehouse distribution experience
High school diploma or equivalent
Forklift certified desired
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Other applications such as Solomon and CRM are a plus.
-Experience with UPS/FEDEX online software is desirable.