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Shipping Clerk

Posting ID:     27085
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   El Dorado, AR, United States 
Location:   El Dorado Laminating  


The hourly wage and bonus opportunities will vary based on position and shift.


The Opportunity:


As a Shipping Clerk, you’ll be the key person responsible for coordinating the shipment of our products. You'll handle everything from preparing documentation to coordinating with carriers, ensuring our lumber gets to our customers on time and in great condition. If you have excellent organizational skills, a keen eye for detail, and enjoy working in a dynamic setting, this job at our sawmill in El Dorado, AR, might just be for you! Join us and discover a pathway for career advancement, where your hard work is not only recognized, but rewarded.


This role is a full-time permanent position working Monday-Friday.


What you will do as a Shipping Clerk:


  • Arrange and coordinate the shipping of lumber and wood products to customers, ensuring timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary shipping documents, including bills of lading, invoices, and packing lists.
  • Communicate with carriers to schedule pickups and deliveries and negotiate shipping rates when necessary.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure they are delivered on time and resolve any issues that arise during transit.
  • Assist with maintaining accurate inventory records and ensure products are correctly labeled and stored for shipping.
  • Inspect outgoing shipments to ensure they meet quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Handle customer inquiries and provide updates on shipment status as needed.
  • Work closely with production, warehouse, and sales teams to ensure seamless shipping operations.


Experience and skills that will help you stand out:


  • Previous experience in shipping, logistics, or a related role, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively interact with carriers and customers.
  • Proficiency with shipping software and Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel).
  • Ability to think on your feet and resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including standing for long periods and lifting heavy objects when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team.


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align to still apply.


At Canfor, we embrace diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


Why Canfor? We're a global leader in low-carbon forest products like lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets, and green energy. We prioritize innovation, environmental practices, and community support. In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine, offering high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, well-being, and growth. We provide learning opportunities for skill development at every career stage, competitive compensation, and industry-leading benefits for employees and their families.


Join us today, and together, we can build a sustainable future.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks, and drug testing, depending on the role and location.


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