Senior Manager/Associate Director, Formulation Development Group Research Associate II, Cellular and Molecular Biology
SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERK

BRIS 1.013

Summary

Performs a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. Verifies materials received are as ordered and routes incoming items to appropriate departments/locations. Prepares items for shipment ensuring cost effective courier services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
  2. Confirms and communicates statuses of end-user order deliveries in a professional manner, while also being the point of contact for any issues such as damaged shipments, missing items, etc.
  3. Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
  4. Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers.
  5. Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received.
  6. Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
  7. Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
  8. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to read and write.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact professionally with staff in both verbal and written communication, especially in email formats
  • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Ability to read, sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods.
  • Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures

Please send resume and cover letter