PRIDE Industries Shipping Clerk in Lincoln, California


PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Shipping and/or Receiving Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Distribution

FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt

APPROVAL DATE: December 2016

SUPERVISES: There are no direct reports associated with this position.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under close supervision the Shipping and/or Receiving Clerk performs a variety of duties to include; the preparation, posting, shipment of finished products in fulfillment of customer orders; and/or the receiving and unloading of shipments.Employees in this job classification prepare items for shipment, determine method of shipment, maintain records, unpack and inspect incoming stock, contact shipper to rectify shortages and damaged items. This job class requires knowledge of shipping and/or receiving methods and procedures; the ability to package securely, track, enter and look up detailed information; and the ability to operate a lift truck or hand truck.


  1. *Physically prepares and ships outbound customer orders within the distribution/ warehouse environment. Verifies product accuracy and count prior to finalization.

  2. *Assembles cardboard containers or selects pre-assembled containers, and inserts items using spacers, fillers and protective padding.

  3. *Determines method of shipment, according to shipping procedures, routes and rates.

  4. *Prepares and affixes shipping labels on packed cartons.

  5. *Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.

  6. *Systematically processes customer orders using ERP/WMS systems as well as various carrier-provided external software programs to complete shipments.

  7. *Prepares customer invoice documentation for outbound international shipments.

  8. *Examines outgoing shipments to ensure they meet specifications. Compares identifying information and counts, and weighs or measures items to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.

  9. *Enters and maintains required records of shipments.

  10. *Maintains inventories of shipping materials and supplies.

  11. *Operates and maintains lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping platform to storage or work area.

  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  1. *Receives arriving shipments of stock and prioritizes multiple incoming shipments.

  2. *Unloads trucks, vehicles and other storage containers onto dock or staging area.

  3. *Unpacks and examines shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and contacts shipper to rectify problems.

  4. *Compares identifying information and counts. Weighs or measures items and verifies information against bills of lading, invoices, or other records to confirm that orders are complete.

  5. *Verifies and records shipment information and maintains records on incoming shipments,

  6. *Sorts and stacks material to be palletized for movement to designated staging areas, depending on ultimate destination.

  7. *Enters real time systematic transactions for receiving materials using RF scan guns, or enters information into system.

  8. *Logs-on to ERP systems to obtain paperwork on incoming and outgoing orders.

  9. *Produces and applies individual part number labels for newly received products.

  10. Performs all other duties as assigned.

  • Denotes Essential Job Function


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D;

  • One year of work experience, preferably in shipping and receiving;

  • Familiarity with packing and shipping methods and processes preferred;

  • Skills to operate a computer keyboard and 10-key by touch;

  • Experience operating a forklift, Pallet Ryder and other material handling equipment, preferred;

  • Computer literacy and ability to look up and enter information using a computer;

  • Ability to learn specialized software related to departmental operations including shipping, receiving and tracking;

  • Communication skills to provide procedural and factual information, and respond to questions from customers, employees, and others;

  • Customer service skills to act responsively to customer inquiries and requests; and escalate the more difficult matters appropriately;

  • Knowledge of basic business English including vocabulary and spelling;

  • Mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division;

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities;

  • Demonstrates organizational and problem solving skills;

CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Ability to obtain and maintain forklift certification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended period of time with or without assistance:

  • Standing and walking

  • Bending and stooping

  • Lifting and moving boxes up to 35 pounds

  • Climbing on and off material handling equipment

  • Viewing computer screen

  • Keyboarding

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a warehouse or distribution environment with forklifts, material handling and production equipment and exposure to hot or cold, depending on external weather.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. This list is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees for this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Job ID 2018-8620

Type Full Time Regular

Location US-CA-Lincoln

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