Shipping Clerk

Silva International Careers

Basic Functions:

    • Process small package shipments, verify cartons are suitable for shipment.
    • Assist Supervisor with Scheduling of outbound trucks.
    • Maintain daily shipment schedules for loading of trucks.
    • Ensure seals are assigned to proper shipments and that paperwork and seal are provided to the loader.
    • Obtain freight quotes for sales department.
    • Assist Shipping Supervisor to resolve any discrepancies on shipping documentation or available quantities.
    • Assist drivers at the pick-up window with BOL processing, International documents, directions etc. and ensure they follow proper safety procedures.
    • Assist with Dock time scheduling.
    • Complete advance shipment notifications.
    • Coordinate Customer order pick-ups to reduce dock jambs.
    • Scan custom documents for carriers and customers.
    • Manage all shipping paperwork including filing, coping, and maintaining logs.
    • Print labels for shipping department as needed.
    • Answer phone and provide assistance.
    • Assist Manager with Scheduling of outbound trucks.
    • Assist Manager to resolve discrepancies.
    • Order office supplies and keep adequate stock on hand including UPS & FED EX.
    • General housekeeping of the shipping office.
    • Compliance to all GMP, Food Safety and Plant Safety rules.
    • Perform other tasks which may not be reoccurring.

Job Requirements

  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to work overtime as required.

Physical Requirements:

    • Lifting up to 50 lbs. as single person lift.
    • Climbing (ladders, stairs, etc.).
    • Bending and stooping.
    • Extended periods of being on your feet.

This is a full-time, hourly position (standard hours of 9am-6pm) with benefits package that includes paid vacation, health insurance, dental, vision, and 401k retirement plan with generous employer match.

To apply to join our team, please upload a resume online or send a resume to [email protected].


All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer