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Shipping Receiving Clerk
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Chester, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
  • 2-3 years prior experience in an industrial warehouse environment
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and or maintenance
  • Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements
  • Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic
  • Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods
  • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Ability to read, sort, check, count, and verify numbers
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork and maintain records
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
  • Prepares shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery
  • Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct
  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers
  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory that is shipped or received
  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects. Records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
  • Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items
  • May trace lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents
  • May maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records
  • May operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may operate shrink-wrap machine; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Core Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential