JOB TITLE: Shipping Assistant/Driver
REPORTS TO: Shipping Manager
DEPARTMENT: Shipping & Receiving
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

Summary/Objective

Performs manual and clerical duties related to the preparation and shipment of customer samples, components and finished products shipped primarily through FedEx, UPS, USPS or other similar carrier. May also drive vehicles to make deliveries.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain necessary files and documentation.
  • Utilizes hand trucks to move materials around.
  • Check goods against shipping documents and authorizations,
  • Pack goods for shipment according to specifications
  • Prepare bills of lading
  • Post weight and shipping charges and attach information and shipping instructions on to boxes.
  • Drives vehicles to make deliveries as needed

Competencies

  • Good knowledge of general warehouse layout, item identification codes, basic warehouse procedures, and the storage areas to place or pull paper stock, signatures and materials in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Able to stock, move, arrange, and rotate items in accordance with operating instructions.
  • Able to complete appropriate forms relating to stock description, quantity, unit of issue, and the labeling requirements for incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Good skill in the use of shrink wrap and strapping equipment, powered lift equipment, pallet jacks, manual dollies, carts or hand trucks and hand tools used in material handling tasks such as hammers, pliers, strapping and stretch wrapping tools and equipment, tape fasteners, metal band sheers and related equipment.
  • May require skill in operating/using forklift truc
  • Valid Driver License and clean driving record.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 1 year experience in shipping/receiving environment
  • Experience driving large box truck

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in shipping/receiving environment

Work Environment

The work environment is a fast-paced production environment where the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, vibration and moderate to loud noise level.

Work EnvironmentPhysical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motion.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

VISUAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS: To operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. Determine accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. Make general observations of the facilities and workspace.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with a standard schedule of 40 hours per week. Overtime may be required dependent upon business necessity.

AAP/EEO Statement

Graphic Village is committed to using recruiting and hiring techniques that attract a diverse pool of applicants.  We will use selection criteria, processes and techniques that are fair; that identify quality applicants with the necessary skill set for success; and that have no adverse impact on minorities, women, disabled persons or members of other protected classes. We are an E-Verify participating employer and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

It is Graphic Village policy to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, marital, military, veteran or citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or any other status protected by law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Application for Employment

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap. Applicants are not allowed to provide extraneous information - only supply the information requested on the application.

Note:

Employment with Graphic Village is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test and background check. We also drug test post-accident and with reasonable suspicion.

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