Shipping/Receiving Clerk (2729 )

Supply Chain Management Bloomington, Illinois


Position at Original Smith Printing, Inc.


Shipping/Receiving Handler

Job Description

Performs the physical and/or administrative duties involved in the functions pertaining to the shipping, handling, receiving, storing, counting, packaging and distributing of equipment, materials, merchandise and similar items.  Operates machines forklift.  May conduct or assist with physical inventory counts.  Maintains work area and follows procedures to ensure compliance with safety regulations. Reports to Warehouse/Shipping Manager.


  • Load and unload trucks, conveyors and other types of transporting equipment, by hand or with the aid of materials handling devices
  • Coordinates and/or transports equipment, supplies, products and materials to and from one location, department or work station to another, using motor vehicles, hand trucks, tote boxes and other materials handling equipment.
  • Count, weigh and identify items and ensure they are appropriately stored, marked or tagged for identification purposes and fill orders or requisitions for materials and keep records of items issued and received.
  • Ensures that materials are checked against vendors' invoices, bills of lading, customer orders and similar papers
  • Maintains records of damaged or defective items and discrepancies in quantities and weights and records time, date, quantity, source and destination of materials received or shipped. 
  • Packs products in boxes, cartons and other containers prior to final packing for shipment.  Ensures that materials are checked against customers' invoices, bills of lading, customer orders and similar papers
  • Operates equipment or machinery that is standard in a shipping or warehouse environment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.


Required Skills

  •   Previous experience in manufacturing preferred.
  •   Basic computer skills
  •   Must be able to work in a team environment.
  •   Must be willing to work overtime and weekends
  •   Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specialization.
  •   Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels.
  •   Works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks