Job Title: Shipper/Receiver

Here’s a draft for a Shipper/Receiver job description tailored for small businesses:

Location: [City/Region]

Company: [Company Name]

About Us:
[Provide a brief overview of the company, its mission, values, and industry.]

Position Overview:
The Shipper/Receiver will be responsible for managing incoming and outgoing shipments of goods, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with shipping and receiving procedures. This role requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in logistics and inventory management.

  • Receive incoming shipments of goods, verifying contents against packing slips or purchase orders, and inspecting for damage or defects.
  • Prepare outgoing shipments of goods, packing items securely and labeling packages with shipping information and documentation.
  • Coordinate with carriers and logistics providers to arrange pickups and deliveries, ensuring timely and efficient transportation of goods.
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory levels, including receipts, shipments, and stock counts, using inventory management software or tools.
  • Assist with inventory control tasks, such as cycle counts, physical inventories, and stock adjustments.
  • Organize and maintain the warehouse or storage area, ensuring cleanliness, safety, and compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as sales, purchasing, and production, to coordinate shipping and receiving activities and resolve issues as needed.
  • Handle shipping and receiving documentation, such as bills of lading, packing lists, and customs forms, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; previous experience in shipping, receiving, or warehouse roles is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in handling shipments, inventory, and documentation.
  • Proficiency in using shipping and inventory management software or tools, such as UPS WorldShip, FedEx Ship Manager, or warehouse management systems (WMS).
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks, safely and efficiently (if applicable).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with team members and external partners.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the business.

[Outline any benefits or perks offered by the company, such as healthcare, retirement plans, professional development opportunities, etc.]

How to Apply:
[Provide instructions for applicants to submit their resumes or applications, including any specific requirements or documents needed.]