Shipping Coordinator Job

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Primary Location: Whitestown, IN

Job Tile: Shipping Coordinator

Job Number: 2017-53407

Date Posted: 9-27-2017

Job Summary


GNC is the nation's leading retailer of vitamins and health supplements. We have a state-of-the-art, temperature controlled distribution center in Whitestown IN, where we are seeking candidates for a Shipping Coordinator position.

The Shipping Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all outbound research, trouble-shooting distribution issues in the outbound operation, processing all outbound paperwork and carrier BOLs, and closing trailers.

Position Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 AM - 4:30 PM

*shipping clerk, coordinator, warehouse, distribution, outbound

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Prepares and distributes all necessary shipping documents to carrier drivers and maintain copies

for record keeping purposes.

· Records shipment data such as purchase orders, ship dates, carriers, damages/ discrepancies,

pick up times, and trailer needs for accounting or record-keeping purposes.

· Examines shipment contents and compares with manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy.

· Audits turnaround paperwork, compares to packing lists to verify accuracy

· Initiate and files OS&Ds on any shortages, overages, or damages and initiates claims.

· Troubleshoot system or process problems as they relate to the shipping operation.

· Research incomplete orders to ensure 100% fill rates.

· Identify root cause of problems or trends found in outbound process research.

· Communicate with outside carriers regarding pick up times, trailer needs, and shipping inquiries.

· Partner with Department Supervisor to achieve maximum efficiency within the department

· Maintain a clean and organized work area.

· Checking trailers for load quality assurance.

· Picking non-conveyable product as needed.

Other duties as assigned

  • Leadership Responsibilities

Job Specifications

  • 1-2 years distribution or warehouse experience.
  • Experince with warehouse transportation (Unyson)
  • Strong technical knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Red Prairie or other similar technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of warehouse management systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent attention to detail, analysis and organizational skills are critical
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment. And adapt to changing priorities on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency and efficiency in the completion of tasks
  • Ability to communicate with others at all levels of management
  • High school diploma or GED required

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