5a Shipping Associate II

Distribution Lebanon, Indiana

SUMMARY: Assemble and assure all orders to be shipped are accurate, intact, have proper paperwork attached, and are sent via the appropriate carrier.
  • Get customers orders together by inducting freight into the system (throwing cops and bops), pulling fops and scanning cartons to the appropriate dock spot.
  • Scan bags and non-conveyorables cartons.
  • Wrap and restage completed dock pallets.
  • Work with shipping office to obtain appropriate documents needed to send out the order.
  • Communication – must report all problems to supervisor.
  • Operate warehouse vehicles to load shipments on trucks.
  • Sweep and clean the shipping dock after trucks are loaded and set up the dock for the following day.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the lead or supervisor.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Physically challenging-ability to lift up to 50 lbs. - for extended hours.
  • Ability to operate Walkie Riders, Hand Electric Trucks and Counterbalance Trucks.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Math skills-High school level.
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven work ethic.
  • Good Attendance.
  • Ability to operate a hand-held (RF) computer
  • Trouble shooting ability.
  • PC and RF knowledge helpful.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  At least a high school diploma or equivalent.
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