Kettle Cuisine

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

  • Location:   Union City, CA
  • Position Type:   Full Time


The primary function of the Shipping & Receiving Assistant is to ensure that all outbound shipments are properly packed, documented and sent out per each orders specifications and within the specified time frame. The Shipping & Receiving Assistant will also handle incoming shipments of supplies and materials and perform associated record-keeping processes when needed. This position is located at our Union City, CA facility.

Role and Responsibilities

Packing and creating records for outbound shipments

Working with the warehouse manager to formulate day-to-day shipping schedules

Keeping track of ground UPS & FedEx pickup schedules and scheduling one-time pick-ups as needed

Receiving incoming orders of supplies and materials and checking against their corresponding P.O.s

Sorting incoming materials from collaborating companies and distributing these materials

Assisting with stocking and inventory when necessary

Fulfilling orders from ready-made stock when necessary

Assisting other staff with preparing outbound shipments when necessary

Monitoring and maintaining shipping/packing supply levels

Handle shipping / receiving on daily basis

Scanning and closing out orders on E21 in timely manner

Place merchandise in warehouse or storage facility by packaging, lifting, operating forklifts and pallet jacks for large good as necessary

Maintain files of goods by preparing regular LTL, FTL, Shipping and Receiving Reports for managers

Maintain the warehouse through organizing and cataloging items on a regular basis

Schedule large shipments and plan logistics to ensure that there is sufficient storage space for incoming items and staff on hand to manage shipments when the Warehouse Manager is unavailable

Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications and Experience

High School diploma or G.E.D certificate

Proficiency with PCs and preferred.

Must be comfortable communicating via email

Required attributes

Strong attention to detail

Ability to meet deadlines and fulfill scheduled hours

Have strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Detail oriented and highly organized

Self-starter with the ability to multi-task

Ability to gather and analyze data to reach decisions

Working Conditions And Physical Effort

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Shipping & Receiving Clerk encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands/Efforts

Work requires occasional physical exertion including some lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds

Willing and able to stand for long periods of time

Willing and able to sit occasionally

Willing and able to walk to other areas of the plant often

Willing and able to type on computer for extended amount of time

The actions of this position includes: sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting and turning, as well as hand/arm movements such as grasping, reaching, pulling, pushing, typing

Willing and able to push and pull loaded handcarts and dollies within a warehouse setting.

Mental & Visual Demands

Work performed by this position requires a significant level of mental concentration to manage multiple complex tasks. Work requires continuous visual effort for extended periods of time.

Work Environment and Hazards

Employee works in a manufacturing setting with frequent exposure to heat/cold, dust, or other factors that may require protective equipment and still pose a hazard.

This position has regular exposure to hazards that could result in significate injury and lengthy loss of time at work.


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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