The Shipping Clerk is a primary point for many people related to the receipt and distribution of Vantage Foods’ product. As such, the incumbent must present a professional attitude when dealing with both internal and external contacts. The Shipping Clerk is responsible for key clerical and administrative function for the Shipping department for Vantage Foods PA.
Answer phones in a professional manner
Accurately maintaining various documents (P.O. tracker, Special Order tracker)
Communicate via email to external clients
Maintain selector productivity
Be professional while dealing with drivers/outside carriers
Invoice trucks, build loads, sequence trucks
Maintain confidential information that you may hear or see while performing your daily tasks
Speak on walkie-talkie to communicate with staff
Maintain excellent attendance
Other duties as assigned
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Read, speak and understand English in an excellent manor
Strong knowledge of all Microsoft office applications
Ability to perform repetitive and redundant tasks willingly and without direction
Ability to work independently as the primary provider of administrative support to shipping crew
Focus on quality and teamwork will be critical to being successful in this position.
Spanish/English bilingual highly preferred but not required.
Effective communication skills
Ability to deal affably with frequent interruptions
Provide high level customer service and demonstrate professionalism in demanding and challenging situations.
Predominately office environment
Occasional exposure to processing facility, very cold temperature, wet/slippery floors, industrial equipment and vehicles, high levels of noise. Appropriate protective equipment will be provided.