Shipping Coordinator

Costa Mesa, CA

$ 17.50 - $ 19.50 Logistics
10/13/2022 9:33:00 AMPST
Job Type: Retail Contract
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Joanne Pahati

Job Description

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, assures that all customer orders are shipped on time, and complies with customer requirements; and performs other duties as assigned.


Reports to:

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical guidance to shipping, and packing and crating employees, and sales personnel regarding packaging procedures;
  • Provides customer service, including but not limited to, packing, labeling, and issuing stock;
  • Lifts, loads, and unloads freight, tag, and coordinates distribution;
  • Assists in processing invoices, including sending requests for quotations from freight carriers;  
  • Coordinates work activities for shipping employees;
  • Assures customer orders are shipped the most economical and effective route;
  • Ensures safe working environment;
  • Organizes, coordinates, assigns, and checks tasks.;
  • Operates a forklift;
  • Regular punctuality, attendance, and absence reporting in conformance with company policies is essential to the successful performance of this position; and
  • Fully comply with company rules, policies, procedures, and safety guidelines to ensure safe and effective operations

Job Requirements


Any combination equivalent of, but not limited to, the following:



Requires considerable experience involving shipping and receiving work including applications programs; and work in a lead capacity.



  • Ability to organize, coordinate, assign, and check work in progress and upon completion;
  • Ability to prepare and maintain shipping and activity records;
  • Ability to perform detailed work;
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift;
  • Ability to communicate with customers, sub­ordinates, and sales personnel; and
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications and material orders.


Physical Requirements:

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors where temperature is moderate and controlled by office environment systems;
  • Ability to work (sit and/or stand) at a desk for the majority of the work day; walking and/or standing may be required for the remainder of the work day.  Length of time performing these physical requirements may vary from day to day and task to task;
  • Requires grasping, writing, sitting, standing, walking, repetitive motions, pulling, pushing, listening and hearing ability, and visual acuity;
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, filing cabinets, photocopiers and other office equipment as applicable;
  • Ability to perform light to moderate lifting to a maximum of 35 lbs.;
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job, as defined;
  • Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.


Special Requirements:

  • Appropriate company certification in the operation of a forklift.
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