The Shipping Coordinator will be responsible for various shipping office related functions. The individual engages with and follows safety procedures, and policy compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with the Sales Department on any daily special requirements
  • Check-in trucks on a first come – first serve basis
  • Communicate to incoming drivers current loading status in a professional and courteous manner
  • Assign available loaders to each order when ready to load
  • Communicate to loaders any special requirements for orders
  • Ensure that all orders are loaded in rotations, according to the aging report
  • Monitor product receiving during the day and cross reference truck arrivals
  • Tag out the orders by checking the pallet tag numbers used by the loaders against the product on order
  • Verify that the correct product was loaded in rotations and that any special instructions for that order were followed
  • Issue a Bill of Lading for each shipment and distribute copies as appropriate
Telephone Inquiries:
  • Answer all questions by Sales or customers regarding orders
  • Provide truck drivers with directions to our various facilities
Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred; continuing work-related training, including forklift, safety and good agricultural practices may be required
  • Proficient math and reading skills required
  • Previous forklift certification and/or experience of 2-3 years preferred
  • Proficient computer knowledge in Famous and other computer software required
  • Prior knowledge and efficient use of radio frequency hand held devices is preferred
  • This position requires that employees work Monday through Saturday, including Sundays and holidays, as needed 8 – 10+ hours per day, or as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities; overtime may be required. Weekly shift rotation schedule