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Shipping Clerk

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Job ID 262377 Date posted 03/14/2023 Location : North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Shipping Clerk will work in the shipping, distribution or receiving department and will accept, inspect, monitor, track and transfer shipments or deliveries for the manufacturing or warehouse facility. In this role, you will complete administrative tasks to ensure that product movement is accurate and efficient.

Key Accountabilities

  • Verify that ingoing or outgoing product shipments are as ordered and proper documentation is provided.
  • Prepare bills of lading and maintain documentation of goods shipped or received.
  • Provide assistance to management personnel to plan proper allotment of resources needed to meet work requirements.
  • Prepare order changes, investigate and report reasons for discrepancies, verify clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjust errors in computation or count.
  • Collaborate closely with operations and logistics to ensure shipments or deliveries are completed as scheduled.
  • Identify discrepancies and inaccuracies that pertain to processes and documentations.
  • Handle basic clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent.
  • Basic computer operation skills for data entry and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in distribution, inventory, receiving or shipping environments.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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