Kettle Cuisine

Shipping and 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 (GMP’s) 

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 

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  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. 

CORE VALUES  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 other’s 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 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT  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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