Universal Forest Products Shipping Receiving Clerk in Moultrie, Georgia


*High school diploma *Minimum 6 months of experience in shipping and receiving or related area. *Working knowledge of standard DOT concepts, regulations, practices and procedures. *Working knowledge of proper loading techniques, weight limitations, and company procedures. *Working knowledge of excel, word and outlook. *Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades and species. *Successful completion of forklift driver licensing process. *Preferred understanding on company policies, practices and procedures.

Skills and abilities

*Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write English *Ability to recognize safe vs. unsafe working conditions *Ability to plan, and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress. *Ability to identify problems and find viable solutions *Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer terminal, calculator, and telephone. *Demonstrated ability to frequently get on and off the forklift, and to strap and tie down shipments. *Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail *Ability to work under indirect supervision *Ability to pass a drug test *Ability to work hours mandated by management


*Safety conscious and strong *Team player and goal oriented *Participates in Safety and CI programs *Leads by example and has positive attitude *Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results *Functual and reliable

  • Coordinates and schedule all outbound loads and coordinate with sales and production.
  • Determines proper loading order and placement of product.
  • Verifies shipping documents and records any discrepancies.
  • Set up all loads to be shipped common carrier with outside freight companies.
  • Coordinates routing of orders, and dispatches carrier with orders and appropriate delivery instructions consistent with customer receiving times.
  • Ensures all internal/external paperwork meets all Universal as well as DOT regulations and procedures.
  • Documents any shortage on orders, investigates reasons for occurrence and informs sales and admin of the shortage.
  • Takes and acts upon all calls for tracing and/or expediting orders.
  • Maintains proper documentation and records of incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • May assists loading and unloading material from trucks or carts.
  • Prepares various reports and correspondence as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

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