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Shipping Clerk in Arlington, TX at Joerns Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

About Joerns

Joerns Healthcare is a leading national distributor of therapeutic support surfaces, bariatric care equipment, negative pressure wound therapy systems, and safe patient handling solutions. We serve special patient handling needs across the entire continuum of care, including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and hospice centers.
We continually strive to provide the most exceptional service, the most affordable products, and the most innovative patient care solutions to our customers. We are currently searching for skilled, self-motivated and dedicated professionals to add to our team. We offer hands on training, benefits and an outstanding work environment.


At Joerns Healthcare, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation and Holidays. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

Position Summary

The Shipping Clerk is responsible for configuration of freight rates and schedules equipment as required. Performs a variety of clerical functions to support invoicing and production recording. Works with Customer Care to maintain total customer satisfaction in movement and receipt of product.

Job Requirements

  • Calculates volume requirements for LTL, truckload and international shipments.
  • Daily scheduling of order requirements needed to complete shipping schedule.
  • Prepare bills of lading, domestic/international.  Provide instructions for delivery requirements; edit picklist and truckload sheets for completion.  Provide all necessary documentation to Accounting for invoicing on a daily basis.
  • Communicates with Customer Care to determine and insure shipment arrival date upon request.
  • Maintain direct communication with Customer Care, Sales Representatives, Purchasing, customers and carriers on procedures used for determination of freight claims, also the creation of such.
  • Coordinates daily reporting of finished goods receipts and transactions of product, provided through a networking of PC emulation of SAP.  Edits audit trail to provide timely and accurate update on inventory postings.  Performs corrections as required.
  • Maintains knowledge of product allocation procedures along with the process used to determine customer orders available for shipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Required Education

High school diploma or an equivalent amount of education, training or experience will be considered

Required Skills & Experience

  • Must be able to efficiently operate a PC as well as other general office equipment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience with SAP WMS or an ERP system
  • Strong Communication (written and oral) and Analytical skills

Preferred Skills, Experience & Education

  • College degree a plus
  • Prefer previous experience in a shipping/warehouse environment. 
  • Previous experience working in a Shipping, Scheduling or Logistics position is a plus.

Joerns Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer