Shipping Clerk

Location: Vancouver, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Shift: Swing shift

Purpose of This Position:  Performs tasks associated with the shipping of materials

Major Duties:

  • Schedules Company trucks
  • Coordinates in-bound carrier schedules
  • Communicates truck arrival, order preparation, etc. with Warehouse personnel
  • Prepares bill of ladings
  • Handles secondary dispatch of drivers
  • Communicates schedule and order issues to Sales department
  • Responsible for data entry associated with shipments including order closing, dispatch, etc.
  • Prepares outbound material loads
  • Coordinates with Operations staff to optimize shipping and inter-department efficiencies
  • Assists in training staff as needed
  • Takes active role in various department and inter-department projects including but not limited to process improvement, etc.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have an eye for detail and be able to multi-task without hesitation.
  • Minimum of 2 years in shipping department or related applicable experience.
  • Must be proficient with personal computers, word processing, spreadsheets, database, e-mail, and other related software.
  • Previous customer service experience and knowledge of Lean and Kaizen principles preferred.

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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