Shipping Clerk

  • Department/Group: Spires Way Shipping
  • Location: Frederick, MD
  • HR Contact: Cindy Malone
  • Supervisor: Team Lead
  • Job Category: Shipping
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Position/Hours: Full time, 40 hrs M-F
  • Daily Schedule: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Role and Responsibilities

Participate in the shipping of all company products. Compare contents of material being shipped to bill of ladings. Sort and place merchandise in proper areas. Follow established procedures to report discrepancies.

  • Prepare materials for shipment
  • Count items shipped and checks items against bill of lading and records any discrepancies
  • Prepare shipping reports and note any shortages or damages
  • Cut wood skids to size for shipping product
  • Shrink wrap pallets
  • Operate metal banding machine to tie pallets
  • Operate a nail gun
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Incumbent shall have a High School diploma or equivalent as well as prior relevant work experience (minimum of two years’ factory experience preferred).
Preferred Skills


  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Must have previous experience in a shipping/receiving department
  • Must have good computer skills
  • Must show attention to detail
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to stand and walk up to 8 hours per day
  • Perform routine bending from waist
  • Ability to use arms/hands
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to push/pull
  • Good attendance/punctuality
  • Ability to talk and hear frequently
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, etc.
  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to work around moving mechanical parts, equipment
  • Must be dependable – work as part of a team

Personal protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses with side shields
  • Steel-toed shoes
  • Ear plugs
  • Gloves

Work Environment:

A warehouse setting with concrete floors may also be presented. The temperature will vary with the seasons (hot/cold). The use of stairs may be necessary, yet an elevator is available. The noise level is loud.

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