Shipping and Receiving Coordinator – $18-20/hr

Shipping and Receiving Coordinator – $18-20/hr

Job ID: 52115
Windsor, Ontario
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Wage: $18-20/hr
  • Position specifics: Full time position. Straight days, Monday through Friday. Must be willing to work overtime as need be. Full details to be provided at time of interview. Please apply in confidence to

Job Description

The Shipping and Receiving Coordinator is responsible for the following, but not limited to the following:

  • Arranging and scheduling carriers to fulfill production shipping requirements, obtaining the most economical cost in meeting those requirements
  • Ensuring shipping documents and custom papers are prepared correctly
  • Ensuring that scheduled customer orders are shipped on time, ensuring cost effective and timely transport
  • Entering data for all shipments into the system
  • Keeping production and management team informed of shortages for ordered items prior to shipment
  • Maintaining daily inspection records for forklifts
  • Maintaining shipping department files
  • Monitoring packaging with respect to content, identification and quantities, and sign-off after performing checks on all orders for compliance with the shipping sets
  • Preparing materials for shipping including building pallets, pallet wrapping, banding, etc as well as shrink-wrapping/packaging goods for shipping, which may include making crates when required
  • Operating forklift and pallet jacks to moved or hoist materials
  • Receiving orders – accepting packages, LTL or TL shipments utilizing forklift as required, while adhering to all necessary safety precautions
  • Inspecting goods for damage, quality of workmanship, accuracy/completeness of purchase order and adherence to specifications
  • Ensuring reorder points of stock are set to adequate levels, potentially ordering parts, tools or supplies as needed
  • Assisting with general clean up and organization of shop and outside area including keeping areas swept and wood/pallet management
  • Completing the shop inventory by each Friday, re-stock shelves, assisting in keeping material, shelves and inventory lists current and accurate
  • Helps to maintain tool equipment list, etc
  • Provide general shop assistance when duties are slow
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of shipping functions and processes
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to the sipping process

** This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.


  • High school diploma
  • Minimum three (3) years Shipping and Receiving experience
  • Must have customs paperwork experience - freight, ocean, air
  • Must be forklift certified
  • Experience negotiating rates
  • Able to perform in a high-volume, results-focused work environment
  • Able to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills - able to physically organize materials, adhere to existing organization tools/procedures and help to develop new ones
  • Excellent communication skills, with tenacity to resolve issues in a timely manner while effectively and politely liaising by phone and email with shipping companies, coworkers, management team, etc
  • Able to adapt to changing work demands without compromising accuracy and quality of work