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Shipping Clerk




Pontiac, IL

Job Description:

We are hiring a Shipping Clerk to work out of our Pontiac, IL facility.


  • Ensure timely delivery of quality products to customers throughout the USA, using LTL, FTL, and flat-bed carriers on approved vendor list.
  • Call carriers to schedule shipments, meeting ship dates
  • Prepare accurate bills of lading and packing slips
  • Work with suppliers (including internal) and carriers to coordinate timely and accurate deliveries to the Sumter plant.  Enter all transactions in SAP.  
  • Communicate heavily with Melrose Park corporate office related to transfers, material needs, inventory levels, and any challenges to meet daily shipping goals.
  • Maintain communication with Customer Service and Planning regarding shipping dates and status of orders.  Prepare ship schedule report daily
  • Ensure that raw material, work-in-process and finished goods inventory is transacted in an accurate and timely manner and stocked in designated locations
  • Contribute to the inventory improvement process by reviewing cycle count data, inventory reports, investigates and resolves discrepancies, identifying root causes, suggesting/implementing corrective measures and departmental improvement opportunities.
  • Complete periodic inventory cycle counts including the annual physical inventory, reporting actual vs. perpetual inventory balances and investigates root causes and implements systematic solutions.

Minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma required, with some college preferred
  • At least 3 years of related experience
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel Skills
  • Previous exposure to SAP preferred
  • Professional communication and strong customer service skills with a high pace/sense of urgency to meet goals and contribute to customer satisfaction.

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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