Kettle Cuisine

Receiving Clerk

  • Location:   Lynn, MA
  • Position Type:   FT

Job Summary


To ensure continuous and efficient operation of the shipping and billing duties. To assist in the management and reconciliation of 3rd party and internal inventory levels.


Role and Responsibilities

Adhere to safe working practices at all times Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your manager

Coordinate the release of product from 3rd party storage facilities for shipping or pick-up

Ensure bill of ladings are completed correctly and timely Unload vehicles efficiently and within a timely manner when needed

Organize and prioritize pick-order for the day

Perform cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy

Notify planning of any unforeseen shorts.

Complete required documentation accurately and timely to enable clear traceability

Follow the company Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs)

Ensure clean and tidy shipping office at all times

Plan ahead all activities to reduce downtime Record data Manage ERP system transactions. Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes

Take instructions from supervisors or leads Any other tasks deemed reasonable and reasonably requested by management


Works under close supervision and has little or no decision making responsibility. Position is not responsible for influencing the decisions or actions of others. Position has little to no contact with customers. Position has little or no impact on revenue, actions and results are subject to review or inspections. Decisions or actions have a limited impact on the business typically within a department. Errors are usually detected through routine verification/review, but may result in some work flow disruption or repetition of work.


Position is not responsible for supervising or influencing the actions of others.


Associates degree, or equivalent experience required. Requires one to three years of manufacturing experience in the food industry On-the-job training of 0-3 months Experience working in temperature controlled settings Experience with perishable items Proven track record in safe working practices Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment Goal oriented & well organized Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time Basic data entry and simple formatting of documents


Ability to operate a pallet jack / fork lift Able to interact and communicate with the supervisors and team members Passion for food and high quality Excellent attention to detail Effective verbal and written communication skills Good telephone skills Time management Problem solving Planning and organizing Numeracy skills Bi-lingual preferred


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Shipping Clerk encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Physical Demands/Efforts Work requires occassional physical exertion including some lifting of objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Mental & Visual Demands Work performed by this position requires moderate mental concentration to effectively execute moderately complex tasks. Work requires frequent visual effort for extended periods of time. Work Environment and Hazards Employee works in a manufacturing setting with frequent exposure to heat/cold, dust, noise or other factors that may require protective equipment and still pose a hazard. This position has regular exposure to hazards that could result in injury and loss of time at work. Travel is not required for this position.


Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in its people, products and reputation. Each employee is expected to understand and live our Core Values every day. Honor Food We create and produce the best tasting, safest, all natural recipes that strive for perfection in every batch, from bench to kettle Honor Each Other We seek to develop trusting, respectful and mutually rewarding relationships with all our team members and business partners Honor Development We recognize and nurture each others talents, strengths and interests in order to further strengthen and grow our team Honor Innovation We continually strive for creative and sustainable ways to achieve excellence


Kettle Cuisine complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.

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