Supply chain CDN Shipping coordinator

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  • Job ID 13270

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the Warehouse Supervisor, determine methods of shipments, and coordinate and schedule truck pick-ups and deliveries, examine outgoing shipments, and continue to track shipments to ensure that specifications are met
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive shipping database, and verify and accurately record all shipping-related documentation
  • Compare identifying information and counts, weighs or measures outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records
  • Record shipping shortages and damages, and liaise with Warehouse Supervisor to resolve these issues
  • Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies
  • Verify and approve freight invoices for payment by Accounts Payable
  • Make recommendations on shipping procedures, policies and processes
  • Prepare weekly composite shipping reports from documentation completed by shipping staff, and provide reports for review to Warehouse Supervisor
  • Liaise with various departments to resolve any shipping discrepancies and/or issues
  • Perform all other duties are requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Professional, respectful, and courteous demeanor towards internal and external customers
  • Understanding and familiarity with shipping documentation flow, including export/import
  • Knowledge of inventory management and computerized shipping systems
  • Proven interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and time management skills
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in MS Office, and integrated business systems
  • Strong planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent attention to details
  • Able to grow and adapt to changing requirements, and learn new processes and/or procedures

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 1 year of direct experience is preferred, specifically within a manufacturing environment
  • Must have Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) qualification, or the ability to obtain one
  • High school diploma required

Working Conditions

  • Work conditions are consistent with a warehouse office environment within a manufacturing plant

Physical Requirements

  • The Shipping Coordinator role requires frequent sitting, standing, and walking in order to gather data from various sources throughout the office. This role may also require lifting up to 25 lbs on occasion.
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