Shipping & Receiving Associate

at Group O in Milan, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 an end-to-end business process outsourcing provider offering a wide range of innovative, technologically driven marketing, supply chain, and packaging solutions. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Milan, IL, Group O is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the United States with more than 1,200 employees both domestic and internationally. To learn more, visit

Group O is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual’s capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.

ID: 2023-5151

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Street: 120 4th Avenue East

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Job Posting: JC240831520

Posted On: May 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 12, 2023

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