Shipping & Receiving Associate

at Group O in Milan, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Group O

Location: US-IL-Milan
Job ID: 2023-5151
Category: Shipping/Receiving
Division: Packaging


Group O has an immediate opening for a Shipping & Receiving Associate. The Shipping and Receiving Associate is responsible for managing all inbound and outbound inventory responsibilities.


Primary Tasks:
  • Performing the following tasks related to the completion of inbound responsibilities:
    • Unloading shipments from carriers
    • Inspecting materials received
  • Reporting on discrepancies and quarantining materials as necessary
  • Counting and recording inventory received
  • Receiving inventory into warehouse management system
  • Putting away received inventory
  • Completing documentation and reports for inbound shipments
  • Performing the following tasks related to completion of outbound responsibilities:
    • Picking inventory
    • Packaging and labeling materials for shipment
    • Inspecting materials to be shipped
    • Reporting on discrepancies and quarantining materials as necessary
  • Validating picked material
  • Completing cycle counts
  • Monitoring shipping queue
  • Contacting carriers to plan for outbound shipments
    • Creating and submitting advanced shipping notices (ASNs)
    • Generating shipping labels
    • Monitoring compliance with client shipping requirements
    • Posting outbound shipping transactions in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
    • Reporting discrepancies between planned and actual outbound shipping transactions

Secondary Tasks:
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area
  • Finding and supporting opportunities for improved performance, cost-savings and efficiency


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Material handling equipment (Fork Lift)

  • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures
  • Basic user abilities with Microsoft Excel
  • Material handling/fork lift experience (6 months minimum)

  • 6+ months in a receiving, put-away, picking, packing, and shipping warehouse environment

Desired Skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong user abilities with Microsoft Excel
  • Basic user abilities with the Microsoft Office Suite Package
  • Material handling/fork lift experience (1 year preferred)
  • Ability to learn and work with Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) software
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent math skills
  • Problem solving ability

Desired Traits:
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work in an independent environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines

Group O is a
Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Job Posting: 10956274

Posted On: May 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 09, 2023

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