Shipping/Receiving Clerk in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. The Shipping-Receiving Clerk is responsible for processing and maintaining records relative to shipping and receiving of goods.
Process all necessary paperwork needed for outside processing, final shipments, and returned goods.
Accumulates all necessary certifications/documents needed for final shipments.
Prioritize workload so that delays are minimized or eliminated; must be aware of priorities and execute accordingly.
Coordinates with outside processing suppliers as needed.
Coordinates stock adjustments and follows buy-off procedures.
Process paperwork associated with receiving of goods.
Verifies supplier certifications and/or supporting documents requirements are met.
Determines shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates.
Schedules shipments with LTL truck lines and air freight carriers as needed.
Coordinates with Production Control and Accounts Payables on authorized expedite charges.
Files claims with truck line upon receipt of damaged goods and follows up with Accounts Payable for payment problems.
Confers and corresponds with established representative to rectify problems such as damages, shortages and nonconformance to specifications.
Ability to issue work orders from dispatch listing.
Downloads and maintains min-max spreadsheets and portal data from customers as needed or required.
Updates sales tracking data daily.
Maintains dispatch list to aid internal customers.
Scans shipping-receiving documents and work orders into database and files accordingly.
Distributes shipping documents to other departments.
Attends productions meetings as scheduled.
Ability to create, track and trend KPI data.
Ability to present department KPI board to coworkers.
Available as needed for helping in receiving and dock activities.
Proficient at mentoring other clerks with evaluating and resolving process issues.
Ability to train incoming operators to ensure they are at 45-90day requirements

Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 
Must have highly effective and accurate typing skills
Ability to work independently and a good memory for detail
Pleasant personality, must interact with all levels of personnel and vendors
Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained
Read and understand internal procedures and policies
Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook
Basic Computer Skills: Able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance
Works independently with minimal supervision

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 
High School Diploma;Some College preferred ; up to 5 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
Computer knowledge and skills, i.e. MS Word, Excel, BaaN experience preferred
Basic Computer Skills: Able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Must have good finger dexterity – lots of computer data entry.
Working conditions are:85% office environment, 15% manufacturing environment.
Noise level is moderate in office environment.
Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.
Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

3333 Main Street
Parsons, Kansas, 67357
United States


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