Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: February 12, 2024
A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods.
We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees
worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our
team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our
family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityThe Shipping Clerk is
responsible for verifying and keeping records on incoming and
outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Core
Responsibilities Handles a wide variety of paperwork including
purchase orders, return authorizations, delivery notes and other
Reviews all delivery notes for special instructions and highlights
them for material handlers.
Directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving platforms
to storage and work areas.
Prepares all special labels for customer orders.
Provides information to customer service representatives when
Help ensures proper storage, inventory and security of all product
Schedules inbound and outbound loads.
Maintains a log of inbound and outbound commercial vehicles.
Provides timely and professional communication with carriers, 3rd
party logistics companies and internal/external customers.
Maintains appropriate records, files and documentation. Resolves
Utilizes SAP to print pick lists, confirm and post orders, and
determine order information such as carrier, ship date, pro
Ensures orders are shipped in time to arrive by customers requested
Acts as a backup to other office personnel, when necessary.
Works with the internal customers to document and track carrier
Utilizes continuous improvement mindset, assists in identifying
opportunities to improve processes.
Maintains a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. 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, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions .
High school diploma or general education degree (GED),
Previous experience working in a Shipping environment where
processing of customer orders was completed, preferred.
General knowledge of shipping procedures, a plus.
Ability to perform basic math functions including addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to operate a forklift, preferred.
Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, SAP and
other office equipment.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced setting and effectively work
in a team environment.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
May be required to work long hours, holidays and weekends. Work
Environment & Physical Demands The work environment characteristics
& physical demands described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions
(non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related),
working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne
particles, and chemicals.
Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be
loud when in the production area.
Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
Frequently required to stand, use hands and/or fingers to grasp,
handle, feel, reach and pull; and talk or hear. Occasionally
required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer
committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender
identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled
individual or any other protected group status or non-job
characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a
disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for
any part of the employment selection process, please call us at
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