Website Americold Logistics, LLC

Shipping/Receiving Associate
Belvidere, IL
$15.75 – $17.00 an hour – Full-time

Urgently hiring

Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
English (Preferred)
US work authorization (Preferred)

Full Job Description
Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We’re proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities – from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Primary Responsibility: Under general supervision, the Shipping and Receiving Associate will keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments by providing information, direction, and scheduling regarding product acceptance, delivery, and storage.

Essential Functions:

Work with others to representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.
Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
Resolve issues related to overages, shortages and damages.
Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.
Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
Contact customer to resolve discrepancies.
Maintain correspondence with customers, including receipts, invoices (if required), and tallies.
Document all correspondence.
Provide assistance in answering the telephone, resolving distribution center problems, and providing backup to the warehouse.
In conjunction with distribution, schedule deliveries.
Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
Other duties as requested.

Schedule:  8 hour shift
Experience:  Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)

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