Shipping / Receiving Clerk
Posted on: May 14, 2022
The position is responsible to ensure packages are shipped on
time and in accordance to sales order instructions so customers
will receive products in the same condition that products were
sent. Works under general supervision. Responsible for the
receiving activities. Although the location of the position is in
Sterling, VA, from time to time it may be required to undertake
duties at other Thorlabs locations.
Essential Job Functions - include the following, but are not
Responsible for picking and packing all orders in a timely and
efficient manner according to the printed sales order while
utilizing hand-held scanning device.
Knowledge of all shipping reports
Knowledge of all distributor shipping requirements
Verifies and keeps records on outgoing shipments and prepares items
for shipment: Compares identifying information and counts, weighs,
or measures items of outgoing shipments to verify information
against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
Assists in loading trucks, van or helping courier services in
locating packages to ensure their correct destination.
Verifies number of pieces being received
Track and organize all inventory
Receives purchase orders and ships sales orders using the AX
Maintains a safe and clean work area at all times.
In addition to the essential functions and duties listed above, all
positions are also responsible for:
Meeting company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of
work performed on an ongoing basis, performing all work related
tasks in a manner that is in compliance with all Company policies
Adhering to Company policies, procedures, and directives regarding
standards of workplace behavior in completing job duties and
The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to
Work may be very active, could stand for long durations and/or
perform repetitious work at times. Typical activities can include
but not limited to walking, twisting and turning, bending,
reaching, reaching above the shoulders and stooping. Exerts and/or
lifts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally.
Minimum 2 years of warehouse experience with previous warehouse
and/or inventory control experience is a plus
High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Familiarity with a variety of computer software applications
including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Axapta.
Strong attention to detail
Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with
high quality standards.
Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address
Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
individuals will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics,
disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not
intended as and do not create employment contracts. The
organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees
can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
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