Treatt USA 4900 Lakeland Commerce Parkway, Lakeland, Florida, 33805

Full Time | Posted 9 days ago


Job title: Shipping Clerk
Reporting to: Shipping Supervisor
Location: Lakeland, USA

The Opportunity

The Shipping Clerk is responsible for receiving incoming goods and raw materials, preparing outgoing products for shipment, loading, and unloading freight, updating various shipping databases and computer software, and transporting materials to and from storage and production areas.

What it’s like to work here

We’ve been making the world taste better since 1886 and sell over 3000 products in more than 90 countries, but we’re only just getting started. We’re on an exciting journey and have ambitious plans to become the indispensable partner of choice for the world’s leading flavor and fragrance houses, beverage and consumer brands.

On joining Treatt, you’ll become one of over 300 international experts, working together to collectively surprise and delight our customers. Nothing is more important to us than the happiness of our people as without them, we’d never succeed.

We think Treatt’s a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it:
“Everyone wants your feedback and opinion; it feels like a place of study where nurturing and encouragement are the standard. It is very clear the hard work that goes into providing excellence for customers, but it is also very apparent that managers have the same goals for helping us all to progress.” – Anita, Innovation Scientist

“Joining my close and supportive team was the most enjoyable way to gain more skills and increase my knowledge” – Ashley, Distillation Control Team Leader
“Treatt creates an environment to help you be the best you can, with no two days the same and opportunities always available to help you learn and develop. The people and the culture create a fantastic company to be part of” – Rebecca, Commercial Coordinator

What you’ll be doing

• Review and assess upcoming inbound & outbound shipments. Consult with other departments in planning and execution, preparation, and dispatch of all orders.
• Receive incoming materials and products. This includes but is not limited to unloading trucks, completing receiving sheets, maintaining necessary logs and shipping related JDE data.
• Monitor appointment calendar, inbound RM appointments, outbound appointments and plan/communicate with the rest of the shipping and receiving team to avoid scheduling conflicts and streamline outbound order processing and loading.
• Document and monitor tracking and archival of all BOL’s and/or waybills.
• Document archival, review and transmittance of completed documents to other Treatt departments and/or auditors.
• Schedule freight pickups and deliveries, negotiate shipping rates and prepare shipping documents such as bill of ladings, waybills, and dangerous goods forms.
• Receive, document and archive return shipments.
• Sample and document certain incoming materials and submit to lab for analysis.
• Prepare and check accuracy/compliance for outgoing shipment dispatch. This includes shipping documentation, dock staging, inspection and pro labelling.
• In the supervisor’s absence provide others with guidance and assistance in overcoming work process issues.
• Provide timely and accurate delivery of materials to and from storage, production areas and recipients.
• Maintain daily forklift inspection checklist.
• General cleaning, facilities maintenance & safety log functions.
• Assist other departments when needed.
• Act in the best interests of Treatt PLC at all times by demonstrating Treatt values.
• Help to foster and promote both an employee health & safety and food safety culture.
• All other duties as assigned.

What we’re looking for

This position requires good knowledge, understanding and use of the English language and legible handwriting. Basic math that is generally demonstrated by the attainment of a high school diploma or general equivalence degree. Prior Microsoft, inventory software, warehouse, shipping, and receiving experience preferred.

• Ability to regularly practice safe work habits.
• Ability to work overtime including nights and weekends when business needs require.
• Ability to perform basic math equations.
• Ability to read, write and produce legible written documentation.
• Ability to safely and efficiency operate a forklift in warehouse and production environments.
• Skilled in the utilization of various shipping systems such as UPS/FEDEX and DHL systems.
• Ability to type.
• Skilled in utilization of various computer programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Ability to walk, kneel and stoop on a regular basis.
• Ability to twist, bend, stretch and climb on a regular basis.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
• Valid forklift and Hazardous Materials certifications.
• Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP).
• Ability to read and understand Material safety data sheets (MSDS)

We want you to love your work and bring that energy to the job every day, no matter what the task. You’ll be someone who keeps up to date with the latest technologies and is always willing to share their knowledge with colleagues.
Our department is busy. We need someone who can run with the pack but also bring their own personality to their work.
You should be personable, friendly and supportive, acknowledging that you’ll get to work with colleagues from all seniority levels across all departments on a daily basis.

What we’ll do for you

We offer an excellent package which includes a competitive salary; vacation time as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation, we also offer a discretionary annual bonus, medical (including family cover), dental and vision coverage, AFLAC, 401k employer matching up to 6%, company-paid short term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid life insurance and stock purchase options.
With the encouragement and development, you need, we help you to become your ultimate you. Beyond building a successful career, we also support the wishes and ambitions of our staff outside of the office in achieving a health work/life balance - the wellbeing of our staff is paramount to us, which we actively promote and support by regularly delivering a variety of wellbeing initiatives. There will also be opportunities to be actively involved in community and charity projects and to take part in numerous subsidized social events.


Polite Notice

We politely request that we are not contacted by any recruitment agencies. We have a preferred supplier list and high volumes of speculative calls from agencies negatively impact upon the efficiency of our business. Please help us to maintain the highest levels of customer service by respecting our wishes.

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