Shipping Associate (1st Shift)

at Group O in Rock Island, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Group O

Location: US-IL-Rock Island
Job ID: 2023-5382
Category: Shipping/Receiving
Division: Supply Chain


Group O has an immediate opening for a Shipping Associate. The Shipping Associate is responsible for managing the preparation and completion of outbound shipments.


Primary Tasks:
  • Monitoring shipping queue
  • Contacting carriers to plan for outbound shipments
  • Creating and submitting advanced shipping notices (ASNs)
  • Preparing documentation for outbound shipments
    • Generating required shipping documentation for loads to be shipped
    • Driving compliance with requirements for export shipments
  • 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
  • Performing the following tasks related to completion of outbound shipments:
    • Picking inventory
    • Packaging and labeling materials for shipment
    • Inspecting materials to be shipped
    • Loading materials to carriers
    • Reporting on discrepancies and quarantining materials as necessary
    • Completing documentation and reports for outbound shipments

Secondary Tasks:
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school degree or equivalent (Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred)

  • RF scanning equipment
  • Shipping work instructions

  • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Strong attention to detail

  • Clerical experience

Desired Skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic user abilities in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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
  • Ability to learn or drive a fork truck

Desired Traits:
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful 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 indivi
Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Job Posting: 11320611

Posted On: Sep 28, 2023

Updated On: Oct 10, 2023

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