Shipping and Receiving Associate

Position Overview

Department: Logistics
Reports to: Logistics Supervisor

The Shipping and Receiving Associate is responsible for preparing outgoing shipments and receiving incoming shipments. Their duties include organizing and maintaining inventory for easy retrieval as new orders come in, reviewing incoming and outgoing shipment schedules to maintain productive operations, and documenting damages to inventory. Additionally, the shipping and receiving associate is responsible for coordinating deliveries and drivers’ schedules utilizing the company’s fleet of vehicles. 


  • 2 years of experience working in a shipping and receiving role for a manufacturing or production company
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization and administrative skills
  • Integrity and leadership skills
  • Exemplary customer care skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to operate warehouse machinery such as forklifts
  • Detail-oriented and multitasking skills


  • Obtain and process product orders, including receiving deliveries, registering them, and distributing within the company
  • Coordinate, schedule, and ship all orders via company fleet or through 3rd party shipping vendors
  • Schedule drivers to support all deliveries required, using the company fleet of vehicles
  • Schedule all 3rd party shipments and plan logistics to ensure that there is sufficient storage space for incoming items and staff on hand to manage the shipments
  • Maintain the company warehouse by organizing, cleaning, and cataloging items on a regular basis
  • Keep files of goods shipped and received by preparing regular shipping and receiving reports for managers 
  • Handle issues arising in shipping, receiving or inventory handling
  • Ensure adherence to environmental management and systems
  • Troubleshoot shipping issues and customer complaints that arise and work to solve them 
  • Place merchandise in a warehouse or storage facility by packaging, lifting items as necessary, operating forklifts and pallet jacks for large goods
  • Full Time
  • Albany, NY
  • Applications have closed

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