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Shipping Specialist

Company: Big Ray's
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Title: Shipping Specialist

Department: Corporate Outfitting/Embroidery

Reports to: Operations Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The shipping specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate packaging, shipping, and/or delivering of all Corporate Outfitting orders and transfers to the requested destination. The shipping specialist is responsible for accurate computer system processing and recordkeeping of orders and transfers.

Essential Job Functions

- Verify accuracy of orders and inventory transfers by matching quantities, styles, and alterations against the pick ticket.

- Perform routine physical inventory transfers between store locations utilizing inventory control system.

- Adhere to strict handling procedures while preparing shipping manifests, Bill of Ladings, Air Waybills, and invoices for signature as necessary.

- Prepare and ensure orders are properly packaged for shipping by neatly folding and organizing products, using appropriate packaging material, and attaching shipping labels and packing lists to the package.

- Hand-deliver orders within the Anchorage area.

- Determine method of shipment by utilizing knowledge of customer preferred shipping methods and carriers.

- Update shipping charges in order fulfillment software as necessary.

- Research and resolve any shipping related returns, issues, inquiries, or concerns.

- Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies and re-order as necessary.

- Ensure the upkeep and cleanliness of the company vehicle and report any issues to the corporate outfitting manager.

- Obey all traffic rules and regulations.

- Provide a safe and clean environment for the protection of employees and customers.

- Be committed to and accountable for the delivery of exceptional customer service.

- Maintain excellent communication with fellow workers.

- Protect the company's value and integrity by maintaining confidentiality.

- Lead by example in a positive and encouraging way that results in team participation, empowers individuality and promotes productivity.

- Assist fellow co-workers with responsibilities during slow periods in shipping.

Non-Essential Job Functions

- Run corporate errands as necessary.

- Drive motor vehicle as needed.

- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Independent Decision-Making

Make routine job-related decisions.

Supervision Received and Exercised

This position is supervised by the corporate outfitting fulfillment manager; no supervision exercised.

Physical and Mental Demands

The physical demands of this position require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Requires near vision to write and read printed materials and computer screens. Requires hearing and speaking to exchange information on the telephone or in person. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and lift items weighing up to 40 lbs. Must be able to use carts, ladders, dollies, and stools to assist in moving or shelving items. Requires sufficient arm, hand, finger dexterity to operate a keyboard and other office equipment. Repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers may also be required. Requires the ability to operate a vehicle safely. Requires the ability to climb a flight of stairs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure.

Big Ray's is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to the applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical and mental disabilities.

Work Environment

This position is performed in a dynamic, fast-paced retail setting fulfilling large corporate orders with the offices located adjacent to the sales floor. The employee will occasionally be on the retail floor among clothing and related fixtures, among embroidery machines with moving parts and sharp objects, and in the warehouse among boxes of clothing and customer records. Nights and/or weekend availability is required. This position also may occasionally require attendance at major networking events and/or

tradeshows that may or may not include evenings and weekends.

Job Qualifications

The following are required:

- High school diploma or GED.

- Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task.

- Demonstrated ability to set and accomplish goals.

- Ability to handle data and information with accuracy.

- Exceptional reliability and dependability

- Ability to handle flexible work loads.

The following are preferred:

- Two years delivery or courier experience.

- Familiarity with Anchorage and surrounding areas.

Additional job information

This position requires regular attendance in accordance with established schedule as this is the most common time to conduct business with customers, vendors and employees. Employees must also possess the following abilities:

- Ability to adhere to safety rules and other reasonable regulations pertaining to the position.

- Ability to refrain from violence.

- Ability to work in cooperation with other workers within the company.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Anchorage, AK 99501: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)

* English (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Big Ray's, Anchorage , Shipping Specialist, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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