SHIPPING CLERK I
About the Job
SHIPPING CLERK I Job Type:Full-Time Location:Torrance, CA Post Date:05/06/2016 Job Description:SUMMARYVerify and keep records on outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; packing, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOther duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:• Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.• Compute amounts, such as space available, and shipping, storage, and demurrage charges, using calculator or price list.• Pack, seal, label, and affix proper labeling to prepare materials for shipping, using work devices such as hand tools.• Retrieves part number on computer, determines correct sales order and prepares invoices.• Sorts identifies and counts stock, verifying against shipping list and control records.• Follows customer specifications in packing, packaging, and routing.• Pulls and issues components for assembly routers. Maintains accurate records of blank stock and components. Stock blank parts in preparation for future routers.• Stocks customer returns, verifying count, part and lot number.• Takes physical inventory of finished goods. Issues parts for finished goods assembly routers. Checks correctness of inventory records.• Oversees the accuracy of inventory.• Ensures that all records are kept in accordance to our quality management system.• Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows safety regulations.• All employees are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.• All employees are responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.• All employees are required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.• Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.• Implements and suggests waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such as recycling opportunities and elimination of paper waste.• Adheres to all company health, safety, and environmental polices and procedures.• Other duties assigned.Ways of working, Experience, and BehaviorsTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:• Analytical - Synthesizes complex and/or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; understands the work flows, procedures, knowledge of shipping and receiving legal requirements, and customer specifications.• Technical Skills – Intermediate expertise with the company selected computer software; Good understanding of multiple timelines and expectations from various customers; Forecast and determine shipping supplies; Knowledge and demonstrated performance on shipping technologies; Logistics suppliers; Shipping providers; Legal shipping requirements, such as, imports and exports, shipping manifests, and Hazardous Materials• Oral and Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation; Participates in meetings.• Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of team members• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.• Planning/Organizing – Organize, respond, and prioritize compiling tasks and demands; prioritizes and plans work activities of self; Uses time efficiently; Plans for resources in a creative way only adding cost as absolutely necessary; Sets goals and objectives• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNo Supervisory responsibilities.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and/or Experience• High School Diploma or Equivalent; or 1-2 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience• Working experience of shipping procedures• Working knowledge of relevant computer applications such as Word Processing and Spreadsheet softwareMathematical SkillsAbility to perform basic mathematical functions, (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) Ability to perform these operations using units and weight measurement, volume, and distance.Computer SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic mainframe computer systems and familiar with Spreadsheet and Word Processing software; Database systems; and Internet softwareReasoning AbilityAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Certificates, licenses, registrations• Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR• Forklift License preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETYPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk for extended periods of time, and to speak or listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit and requires eye-hand coordination, repetitive hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must frequently bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Hearing level within normal/average range.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics 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 noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Safety and EnvironmentalThe responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, and proper footwear in specified areas.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.