Warehouse Shipping and Receiving Specialist - Temporary
OpticsPlanet - Northbrook, IL

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Under general supervision of the designated leader, this position is responsible for shipping and receiving, inventory control, stocking products, keeping warehouse area neat and orderly. Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receive all incoming shipments and mail
  • Ship all outgoing domestic and international items including customer pickups
  • Prioritize and pick items to fill orders
  • Load and unload delivery trucks
  • Receive items according to the Packing List and designated Purchase Order
  • Place received merchandise in the warehouse
  • Designate and organize warehouse stock by product line and by physical alignment, allowing sufficient space for overflow
  • Maintain, handle and move physical inventory within the warehouse
  • Engage in continuous redesign and restructuring of warehouse space (additional shelving/prime location/overstock) according to sales report to ensure efficiency of operations
  • Perform periodic physical inventory
  • Pick product according to the Pick List and stage product for shipping using computerized inventory system
  • Pack product in designated container(s) in such a way that product is not damaged during delivery
  • Ensure all ready orders/DSPOs (and mail) are shipped the same day
  • Work with other departments such as Purchasing, Order Processing and QA/QC/RM to resolve any shipping and/or receiving issues
  • Be aware of changes in and comply with Export Control Rules and carriers' requirements
  • Assist with identification and segregation of defective merchandise
  • Ensure overall warehouse and assigned work station is neat and orderly
  • Maintain continuous communication over radio within the department and respond to inquiries from other departments
  • Be flexible to handle job rotation within the Warehouse/Shipping/Receiving department
  • Perform various housekeeping and maintenance tasks when called upon
  • Provide assistance with special events
  • Complete other projects as assigned
Qualifications, Skills & Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience in a warehouse environment sufficient to work under general supervision
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to stand for 2 - 4 hours straight
  • Ability to move and lift products weighing as much as 70 pounds
  • Ability to operate powered and hand industrial vehicles such as forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Must be self-disciplined, motivated, and team focused
  • Ability to operate in a fairly intense environment to meet critical shipping deadline
  • Ability to start, control and maintain a complete process or procedure, while keeping safety and compliance at the forefront
  • Ability to carry out oral and written instruction of the designated leader

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