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Shipping Coordinator

Allentown LLC
Allentown, NJ 08501
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Shipping Coordinator

Come join the team and make a difference! Allentown LLC. is the leading global provider in Life Science solutions. For over 51 years we've been proud to play our part in heroic global research that continues to improve animal and human lives every day.

We offer exceptional career growth opportunities, excellent benefits and a corporate culture that values creativity and achievement. We challenge our talented professionals to pursue initiatives and share responsibility.

Position Summary

This position will verify and keep records on outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, and shipping merchandise or material; verifying and recording outgoing merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

Essential Functions

  • Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of outgoing shipment.
  • Prepare documents, such as bills of lading, Export Documents, Customs Declarations, Commercial Invoices and shipping orders to route materials.
  • Contact freight company representatives to follow up on status/tracking of shipments
  • Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
  • Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
  • Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Assist Customer Service and Sales with inventory questions or concerns, quotes, dimensions.
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
  • Update status reports
  • Inspect outbound shipments prior to loading for completeness.
  • Printing pick tickets from our inventory management system, constantly reviewing updates and prioritizing workloads.
  • Assist on the dock when/as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Operating a forklift or previous forklift certification
  • Push/Pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.
  • Work well independently and in a team setting
  • Capable of working under tight time constraints where attention to detail is critical, in a high-volume environment and with multiple priorities
  • Responsive to questions and complies with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations/procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office

Physical Requirements

  • Physical activities include standing, bending, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
EEO, Including Disability/Vets


Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-30

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