Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Operations | Southaven, MS, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Shipping/Receiving clerk for our Southaven, MS facility.  The Shipping/Receiving clerk performs a variety of routine shipping and receiving tasks.  Compares identifying information on incoming or outgoing shipments with purchase orders, invoices, or other documents. 

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:                        

  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory that is shipped or received.
  • Records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
  • 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.
  • 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

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • 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

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • 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, Working Parents Networks and Non-Native English Speakers and Allies.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Considerable walking, bending, twisting, lifting and carrying (to maximum of 35 pounds), pushing and pulling (including overhead)
  • Typical warehouse distribution center environment

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.  (Will be listed on all positions in the United States)

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