Shipping and Receiving Specialist

Department: Manufacturing

Receives Direction FromManufacturing Services Manager

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Responsible for loading and unloading freight and equipment to and from the shipping/receiving dock
  • Package goods for domestic and international transportation
  • Enter all pertinent data accordingly
  • Organize domestic shipments with carriers; times, duties, customs, etc.
  • Prepare quotes for domestic shipment of potential orders and courier shipments
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Perform daily track and trace of in transit domestic and international shipments and advise accordingly incoming and outgoing
  • Inspect and identify any items before receiving them into the stockroom
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • A license and experience operating a forklift is as asset
  • Knowledge of “Lean Practices” such as 5S, KANBAN, is an asset
  • Knowledge of Quality systems such as ISO, in a high tech environment would be an asset
  • Proven organizational skills, schedule driven; ability to perform well under pressure
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and a pleasant phone manner
  • Experience operating material handling equipment such as tape guns, banding equipment, pallet jacks and transport dollies
  • Ability to operate a computer and enter information into a database
  • Proven warehouse skills such as storage for inventory and staging for shipment
  • Knowledge of related safety considerations
  • ‘Dangerous Goods’ and WHMIS certification will be required

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