The Relief Shipper reports directly to the Distribution Center Manager and will be responsible for preparation of shipping documentation associated with Customer Orders and Transfers through company operating systems, online courier system, manual courier waybills and occasional customs documents. Successful candidates may be trained on consolidated shipping or order dispatching and other functions as they apply.
Responsibilities will include some or all of the following:
Monitoring the operating system for order completion on LTL and Courier shipments
Processing of the paperwork for all orders that relate to Courier/LTL
Follow all Health and Safety and facility rules and regulations
Contribute to maintaining a clean and safe work environment
Any other duties assigned
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES (application depending on assignment):
Monitor operating system for order completion
Use ERP system to track orders
Generate BOL/Packing slips for all associated freight
Keep documentation in order
Contact carriers for pickup
Schedule pick-ups for LTL and designated Courier carriers
Track freight volume by carrier and advise requirements by a designated time daily.
Advise the Distribution Center Manager and/or other shippers on any issues.
Participate in the Annual Physical Inventory count. (if applicable)
Any other duties assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a high school diploma or practical equivalency and several years working experience in a Distribution/Warehouse office environment
Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
Proficient with computers, Microsoft Office, and Process Documentation
COMPLEXITY & JUDGEMENT:
Will regularly encounter problems in distribution which require judgement to identify alternative courses of action, but through prior exposure, experience and established procedures/policies can determine the most appropriate course of action and possess the ability to work through difficult problems with the Distribution Center Coordinator.
Interacts on a daily basis with Distribution Center Manager, Coordinator and Shippers/Dispatchers
Interacts on a daily basis with Customers and drivers
Interacts daily with other Distribution Center staff.
Walking through the Distribution Centre shipping and office areas.
There is a considerable amount of sensory attention required.
Stress is moderate to high and is created by the need to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
The incumbent understands, respects, and adheres to the workplace Health and Safety rules and regulations.
Per the IPEX Supply Chain Security program, the successful candidate will be required to pass a Criminal Background Check prior to being offered the position.