Shipping Receiving Clerk

Operations | Bridgeport, NJ, United States
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We’re Hiring for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk!


If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!


THE ROLE: The Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shift hrs 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM  will be responsible for handling, preparation, and all details pertaining to shipping various products, under minimum supervision. In this role, the incumbent will also perform the handling, receiving, and checking of incoming materials and supplies to verify quantity and weight in relation to purchase orders, under minimum supervision. We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO), health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.  


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

  • Ships products in accordance with shipping orders, completing bills of lading and all other duties.
  • Wraps or arranges materials in shipping containers, using excelsior and other packing materials and observes that products are properly packed.
  • Interprets packing specifications and calculates from drawings or measurement of the equipment to be packed the size of the container and dimensions of pieces.
  • Selects the correct barrier materials, i.e., cushioning materials, etc., and the required sizes of hardware such as nails, nuts, and bolts, etc.
  • Fabricates wooden crates and applies specified packaging materials.  Pack crates with steel strapping.  Stencils crates with required addresses as per specifications.
  • Checks contents of packages for conformity with shipping orders; addresses packages to be shipped; and accurately weighs packages.
  • Keeps accurate records of shipments and receives proper receipts from carriers.
  • Operates all types of material handling equipment, such as forklift trucks, hoists, or pump trucks.
  • Keeps working areas clean and tidy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Identifies and receives all incoming materials and verifies accuracy of incoming shipments.  Notes any discrepancies on packing slips and forwards to appropriate person.
  • Records count into computer system, including using bar coding guns.
  • Prints bar code labels as required and affixes them to received materials.
  • Operates all types of material handling equipment, such as forklift trucks, hoists, or pump trucks.
  • Keeps working areas, including the Received Goods area, clean and tidy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma with over six months to two years previous experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 6+ months’ previous experience as an assembler of mechanical products, including experience as a licensed tow motor operator. 

DAY IN THE LIFEIn this role, warehouse environment and concrete floors, use of PPE, exposures to hazardous material, loud noise, etc. and the physical demands may include but not limited to {regularly sitting, standing, lifting up to 50 lbs. 

Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours.

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.


Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.


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