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Warehouse Shipping & Receiving Coordinator

M. Jacob & Sons
Livonia, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Warehouse Shipping & Receiving Coordinator is responsible for performing efficiently in a warehouse environment by handling incoming deliveries and outgoing shipments. Along with the essential duties and responsibilities listed below, the Warehouse Shipping & Receiving Coordinator will be accountable for handling all office tasks within the warehouse office. To be successful in the role, one must possess strong attention to detail and be highly organized.

MJS believes in delivering high quality products in a timely and efficient manner. To that end, employees will work in a fast-paced, energetic environment with a focus on continuous improvement.


Position performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate all activities related to inbound and outbound shipping for materials and customer orders
  • Coordinate with carrier representatives to schedule or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of orders
  • Determine shipping methods and rates for orders to be shipped
  • Prepare documents such as work orders, bills of lading, and packing lists
  • Enter shipment information into customer web portals
  • Check drivers in and out of the facility
  • General office tasks including answering warehouse office telephones, filing paperwork, and data entry
  • Communicate with sales team on general requests and inquiries related to order fulfillment and freight
  • Offload delivery trucks and containers
  • Examine inbound shipment contents and compare with packing lists to verify accuracy
  • Inspect deliveries for damage, flaws, and irregularities
  • Communicate with appropriate personnel on any shipments that are out of compliance
  • Use RF scanner to receive products into system and put away into designated storage areas
  • Utilize RF scanner to perform cycle counts as well as unplanned counts to reconcile shipping discrepancies
  • Use RF scanner to pick and fulfill orders in a timely, efficient manner
  • Examine outbound shipment contents and compare with pick tickets to verify accuracy
  • Pack, seal, shrink wrap, or label cartons and pallets for shipping
  • Accurately stage and sort orders for loading
  • Load LTL and FTL shipments
  • Deliver or route deliveries to internal departments
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized working environment
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • This role is not a supervisory role


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong working knowledge of warehouse operations
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a face paced environment, and prioritize tasks at hand
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with professionalism
  • Ability to work on a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Handle frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Timely completion of work
  • Proficient in MS Office and warehouse management systems; VAI and AS400 are an advantage
  • Positive, customer driven attitude
  • Certified forklift operations license


  • Ability to meet physical requirements including: a variety of standing, sitting and walking throughout the day; repeated twisting at the torso while lifting and pulling inventory from shelves; regular lifting of up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds, occasional climbing of ladders; occasional use of a forklift as well as a pallet jack
    1. Sits: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    2. Stands: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    3. Walks: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    4. Hi-Lo Drive: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    5. Lift/Carry 0-10 lbs.: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    6. Lift/Carry 10-20 lbs.: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily
    7. Lift/Carry 20-50 lbs.: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    8. Lift/Carry 50- over 100 lbs.: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    9. Reach Above: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    10. Bend/Stoop: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    11. Use Hands for Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    12. Use Hands for Manipulations: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily
    13. Stress Level of Job: Moderate

  • This position involves working indoors with exposure to both cold and heat. While performing the duties of this job, employees are frequently exposed to dust, dirt and airborne particles

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

M. Jacob & Sons


Livonia, MI
48150 USA


Transportation and Storage