Shipping Agent

Location
Smyrna, Tennessee
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 06, 2019
Closes
Oct 06, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manages Others?
No
  • Ensure all shipments receive the proper labeling and postal charges and are packaged to arrive 
  •  
safely
  • Keep management and supervisors aware of product shortages in order to maintain accurate 
  •  
information on the company website
  • Organize stock and merchandise within the warehouse by properly boxing and storing goods in 
  •  
their designated location
  • Practice customer service when interacting with other companies and clients and see to it all 
  •  
external parties receive a positive interaction with the company
  • Verify all incoming shipments to be accurate by comparing the invoice to order and ensuring all 
  •  
goods are in acceptable condition
  • Accurately package, label and weigh items to be shipped and ensure proper shipment method 
  •  
and shipping charges
  • Prepare detailed and accurate invoices to accompany shipments and ensure all items are 
  •  
packaged and shipped to company standards
  • Work with other shipping clerks to see that all invoices are handled promptly, and goods are 
  •  
shipped and stored properly

 

    Qualifications 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as many packages are large 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of physicality for prolonged periods and working primarily 
  •  
standing
  • Experience with software such as Microsoft Excel and other company spreadsheet programs 
  • Interpersonal skills are essential, as working as a team is vital to maintaining an organized 
  •  
warehouse
  • Experience using a forklift and professional forklift certification is strongly preferred 
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize daily tasks according to their importance 
  • Personal accountability and integrity are paramount, as a shipping clerk is tasked with an 
  •  
accurate accounting of all inventory
  • Relevant customer service experience is a plus as shipping clerks interact with customers to 
  •  
replace lost or damaged goods     

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