Shipping Clerk-Seattle WA

Seattle, WASHINGTON | 13 days

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Seattle
WestRock

$134,615 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

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About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Shipping Clerk

Reports To Shipping Coordinator - Manager

Number of Direct Reports 12

Revenue Responsibility N/A

Budget Responsibility N/A

Seattle WA

Opportunity Summary: As the Shipping Coordinator you will be responsible for organizing and managing the day to day logistical activities for shipping and receiving of the Plant facility. Your role is also responsible for ensuring personnel operate efficiently and safely, maximizing loads while minimizing shipping costs, and coordinating with 3rd Party Logistics Companies to ensure on-time delivery of customer products and high customer satisfaction.

How you will impact WestRock:

Coordinate daily dispatch to ensure timely and cost-effective shipment methods

Identify opportunities to maximize manufactured square footage (MSF) per trailer to increase utilization of assets and increase cost savings

Coordinate material staging, shipments, pick and pack order fulfillment, expired inventory destruction, and raw and customer owned inventory

Maintain working knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations and general routes to create time efficient shipping schedules

Work collaboratively with Production to assess, manage, and prioritize customer requests to ensure load planning accuracy, mitigate delays, and enable high customer satisfaction

Ensure Shipping Clerks safely operate material handling equipment (e.g. forklift) and properly adhere to all safety regulations and procedures

Partner with 3rd Party Logistics Companies to coordinate dock times for customer receipt of inventory

What you need to succeed:

High School diploma or G.E.D.

3 years of experience in Shipping and Receiving in a warehouse environment

Great written and verbal communication skills with ability to adjust communication style and interact across all levels of the organization

Ability to coach and develop talent to create a highly productive, safety-conscious team

Strong decision-making skills with the ability to adapt and quickly respond to unforeseen changes in the production environment

Well organized with great time management skills to manage the execution of multiple priorities

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans 


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