Shipping Specialist

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Department: Production

Supervisor: Production Supervisor

Location: Madison, South Dakota

Job Summary

Picks all items to ship physically.  Performs all system functions to confirm shipments.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Prepare all Bills of Lading and Address Labels for outbound shipments.
  • Coordinate shipping requirements among all departments and loading of freight in Large Frames area. 
  • Consolidate loads if possible, to reduce transportation costs.
  • Effectively coordinate inter-plant shipments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Sign off Bills of Lading.
  • Operate computers and printers associated with Shipping.
  • Prepare special paperwork for UPS/FedEx shipments, COD shipments, etc.
  • Prepare each day’s ship list.
  • Account for, sort, and deliver completed job orders to Accounting at the end of each day and for preparing shipped list.
  • Ensure hazardous material are labeled and documentation is complete and correct for shipment.
  • Coordinate with LTL freight carriers for pick-ups.
  • Coordinate special/rush orders with Sales to ensure timely shipment of those orders.
  • Keep work area neat and organized.
  • Responsible for assisting with common carrier loading as necessary.
  • Actively promote safety and accident prevention by continually observing all safety practices, rules and standards throughout each working day.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Previous Shipping experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Organization and time management skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work 

This is a full-time position with some overtime varying.
• First shift core hours are: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm M-F.
• Second shift hours are: 2:30 pm to 1:00 am M- Th.
• Weekend shift hours are: 9:00 am to 9:30 pm Fri, Sat, Sun

Physical Demands

This position will require an employee to be able to be in motion on a hard surface as well as sitting at a computer.  Lifting, bending, and stretching will be frequent.  Noise level of an average production floor. 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management as required. Persona, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.