Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Sep 8, 2022 | Job Openings

Duckwall Fruit is looking for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk! This position assists with the verification and maintenance of records concerning the outgoing shipments of packed and processed pears at the Odell plant, and with the verification and maintenance of records of incoming shipments of field run pears at the Odell plant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

SHIPPING: Studies shipping instructions, assists manifesting of packed fruit. Reports to production manager.

  • Assist with checking outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Assist with checking drivers in and prioritizes order of loading.
  • Assist as needed in transferring of packed fruit inventory within the computer system.
  • Assist in determining legal load limits of trucks, per established schedules and weight limits of states.
  • Assist with the printing bills of lading; sign out drivers at completion of loading.
  • Assist in maintaining records concerning use of palletized loads.
  • Must be able to manage time well, remain flexible to adjust to shipping activity as needed.
  • Drive forklift as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

RECEIVING: Reports to production manager. Assists with entering grower number, variety, number of bins, and other pertinent information into computer system. Prints receiving ticket with above information.

  • Directs trucks to specific areas to be unloaded.
  • Checks computer input to insure accuracy and completeness.
  • Must be able to manage time well, remain flexible to adjust to receiving activity as needed.
  • Drive forklift as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demand: Physical effort refers to manual effort and may include lifting, moving, pulling, pushing, carrying, manipulating, shoveling, etc.

Mental or Visual Demand: Continuous mental and visual attention; the work is repetitive requiring constant alertness to monitor the production process and/or identity defects.

Working Conditions: Disagreeable elements incumbent would typically be exposed to in the work area: Dust, Dirt, Heat, Cold, Fumes, Noise, Vibration, Water, etc.

Special Hazards: Forklift danger, chemicals in area (not directly worked with) Carbon Monoxide, Ammonia.

Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication. Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of the English spoken word. Must be able to convey detailed or important English spoken information to others accurately.

Fluent in English and Spanish preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

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What Customers Say About Our Pears…

Hi, I wanted to tell you that I just ate a Duckwall Bartlett Pear and it was hands down the best pear I have ever had. I had to look at...

Duckwall Fruit Partners with Unitec for its Optic Sorting Solution

In 2020 Duckwall Fruit chose Unitec for its Pear Optic Sorting. Check out the video for our latest technology solution. We are excited to...

Fred Duckwall – A Duckwall Fruit Icon

Fred Duckwall has been employed at Duckwall Fruit since August of 1971, accumulating a longer work history with one company for more years...

What Customers Say About Our Pears…

Hi, I wanted to tell you that I just ate a Duckwall Bartlett Pear and it was hands down the best pear I have ever had. I had to look at...

Duckwall Fruit Partners with Unitec for its Optic Sorting Solution

In 2020 Duckwall Fruit chose Unitec for its Pear Optic Sorting. Check out the video for our latest technology solution. We are excited to...

Fred Duckwall – A Duckwall Fruit Icon

Fred Duckwall has been employed at Duckwall Fruit since August of 1971, accumulating a longer work history with one company for more years...