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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Matthews International Apopka, FL

Company
Matthews International
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3770BR
AJE Ref #
576117237
Location
Apopka, FL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Summary

Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.

Determines method of shipment.

Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.

Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.

Inserts items into containers.

Nails covers on wooden crates and binds containers with metal tape.

Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.

Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.

Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.

Routes items to departments.

Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.

Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.

Operates tier lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.

Participates in physical inventory counts.

Warehouse organization, stocking and straightening shelves, sweeping, etc...

Local pick up and delivery of inventory items.

Assembly of minor parts.

Prior shipping and receiving experience.

Ability to use a large variety of hand and power tools, properly read a tape measure and the ability to properly operate a forklift.

Possess and understanding of the shipping and receiving process.

Possess a mechanical aptitude

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Experience: over 3 months and up to and including 12 months

Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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