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Shipping & Receiving Associate

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Manchester
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Under general supervision, the Shipping and Receiving Associate will keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments by providing information, direction, and scheduling regarding product acceptance, delivery, and storage.What You'll Do :o
Work with others to representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.o
Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.o
Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.o
Resolve issues related to overages, shortages and damages.o
Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.o
Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.o
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.o
Contact customer to resolve discrepancies.o
Maintain correspondence with customers, including receipts, invoices (if required), and tallies.o
Document all correspondence.o
Provide assistance in answering the telephone, resolving distribution center problems, and providing backup to the warehouse.o
In conjunction with distribution, schedule deliveries.o
Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.o
Other duties as requested.What Experience and Education You Need :o
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or at least one year related work experience.What Could Set You Apart :o
Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.o
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.o
Good customer service skillso
Ability to communicate effectively with variety of individualso
Ability to pay close attention to detail.o
Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.o
Tools and Technology: Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Calculators, Desktop computers and PhotocopiersPhysical Requirements :o
Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptionso
Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bendingo
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office worko
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned taskso
May require travel by automobile and airplane up for businesso
May require a visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezingo
May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 poundso
Requires the use of various electronic toolso
Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremeso
Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive managementWork Environment :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Harrisburg , Shipping & Receiving Associate, Professions , Manchester, Pennsylvania

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