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Warehouse Clerk

Company: Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Locations

US-NV-North Las Vegas

Your Opportunity

The Warehouse Clerk is responsible for verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Accurately complete final shipping documents, including export paperwork as needed
  • Direct contact with drivers to ensure proper outbound information is accurate to complete sign out process
  • Handles a wide variety of paperwork including purchase orders, return authorizations, delivery notes and other shipping documents
  • Reviews all delivery notes for special instructions and highlights them for material handlers
  • Prepares all special labels for customer orders
  • Provides information to customer service representatives when requested
  • Schedules inbound and outbound loads
  • Provides timely and professional communication with carriers, 3rd party logistics companies and internal/external customers
  • Maintain appropriate records, files, documentation and resolve routine problems.
  • Utilizes various screens in SAP to print pick lists, confirm and post orders as well as determine order information such as carrier, ship date, pro number, etc.
  • Ensure orders are shipped in time to arrive by customers requested delivery date
  • Works with the internal customers to document and track carrier issues
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Maintain 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) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training.
  • Previous experience working in a Shipping Office where processing of customer orders was completed is highly desired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of administrative functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling.
  • General knowledge of shipping procedures would be helpful.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able to operate a computer, phone and other office equipment.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and 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 functions.

  • 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.
  • Must be able to sit for virtually the entire shift. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and assist others when lifting is required.

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield 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.

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