Shipping Clerk

December 3, 2021 - 11:04 am, in

Valley Packaging Supply

Has work slowed down? Is the day to day becoming a drag? VPS is busier than ever and efficiently shipping product to our customers is a top priority.  If you like preparing finished product and working with a variety of product, this job is for you. Apply now for your next great opportunity with VPS!

Why work for VPS?

Valley Packaging Supply offers a work environment characterized by teamwork, ethics and advancement opportunities. Our operations run 24/5, straight 8 hour shifts with no swing or weekend work. Together we work hands on creating practical alternatives to more traditional packaging materials. We offer a clean, safe and productive work environment.

What we offer:

Teammates enjoy a number of benefits and perks through employment at VPS. Our benefits include:

  • Higher than average shift premiums
  • Paid Time Off available after a short introductory period
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • A generous 401(k) match
  • Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options (HSA and FSA eligible)
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance with additional coverage options available
  • Supplemental Benefits – Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Lunch Break
  • Casual Dress
  • Opportunities for Overtime
  • Career Advancement…and MORE!

Are you the right fit?

The people are the difference makers at VPS. Our teammates are dedicated, hardworking and focused on delivering the best service and products in the industry. This might be the job for you if you:

  • Are self-motivated and proactive
  • Possess a can do attitude
  • Have good attendance
  • Want to be challenged and are willing to learn new things
  • Are able to make good decisions and adapt well to changes
  • Work well in a fast paced environment
  • Have experience safely operating forklifts/powered industrial trucks
  • Can communicate effectively with teammates
  • Can read and comprehend written instructions, units of measurements
  • Are organized and able to multi-task while remaining detail oriented

Job Details:

  • Full Time – Hourly
  • 1st Shift      5am – 1pm (Monday – Friday)
    • Starting pay: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour, based on experience

Basic Job Duties:

The Shipping Clerk/Material Handler is responsible for preparing finished product for shipment and loading trucks.

  • Operate a shrink wrapper to wrap finished product on pallet according to the customer’s specifications or best practices. Clear center aisle and wrap as needed so staging area is clear by shifts end
  • Verify that all cartons are labeled and information matches the packing list and bill of lading. Ensure pallet counts are accurate reporting any discrepancies
  • Attach shipping labels and packing list to the pallets according to the customer’s specifications or best practices and segregate by freight company
  • Perform trailer inspections. After inspection, properly load/ship finished product using forklift when necessary
  • Responsible for unloading trucks as needed
  • Ensure Bill of Lading is signed by driver and paperwork turned in for further processing
  • Assist machine operators in prepping material prior to use including unwrapping pallets, tipping large heavy rolls, and prepping zipper
  • Retrieve and put away peripheral (change-over) equipment as Machine Operators dictate
  • Assist in helping empty trim bins and removing properly tagged raw materials to QC staging, excess, or warehouse areas as jobs are completed
  • Provide Machine Operators with raw materials as needed by consulting with Material Handlers on first shift, reviewing scheduling board and as requested by 2nd Shift Supervisor. Stage properly in 5S areas
  • Ensure pallets are stocked in designated area for operator use
  • Stage used pallets in warehouse neat and orderly. Assist in loading recycle pallet trailer
  • Accurately scan materials to racking, floor location, or machine location
  • Assist in managing recycling by loading full Gaylord’s, set-up and replace Gaylord’s, as well as core carts, recycled zipper spools, and palletize corrugate
  • Perform other miscellaneous job duties and related functions as needed
  • Compliance with all company Quality Systems, Operational and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including safety, food safety and housekeeping procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years of working experience in shipping, receiving or supply driving required