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Prize Possessions, Inc. SHIPPING / RECEIVING CLERK in Norwood, Massachusetts

SHIPPING / RECEIVING CLERK Job Summary: Prepares engraved and etched trophies/awards for shipment. Records shipment data, including weight and product shipped. Enters the information into computer with UPS Worldship, FedEx or US Post Office software. Must have understanding of packing fragile product for shipment to ensure the product arrives at customers undamaged. Receives and unpacks materials and supplies. Reports damages and discrepancies for accounting reimbursement and record-keeping purposes. The candidate must be willing and able to work for short periods from time to time as needed in other areas of the factory in order to get orders shipped to meet customer deadlines. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ? Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment: Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records. ? Determines method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates. ? Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons identifying shipping information ? Works with internal resources on requirements for outgoing orders. ? Complete paperwork for receiving incoming inventory as well as labeling and putting material to stock and advising proper locations where product was counted and placed. ? Contacts transport companies and suppliers in order to expedite, trace or return merchandise that does not conform to specifications or purchase orders. ? Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages. ? Participates in cycle counting inventory. Maintains storage area, organizes and places stock on shelves. Ensures area is secure at all times. ? Relies on written and verbal instructions and established procedures to perform job duties Skills / Experience Required: ? High school diploma/GED required ? Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the shipping/receiving/warehouse field. ? 2+ years' experience working in a warehouse shipping area ? Strong work ethic, which includes arriving on time for shift ? Good organizational skills ? Team player with positive attitude ? Able to multi-task in a fast-paced warehouse environment ? Good communication skills ? Capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted ? Able to work on feet for extended periods of time ? Able to climb ladders while carrying product.