Equipment Shipping Clerk Job in Saanichton, BC | PHSA



Reporting to the Manager, Technology Operations, the Equipment Shipping Clerk is responsible for the shipping and receiving of all goods for the department, maintaining and updating inventory records, and placing designated purchase orders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage the shipment and receipt of all goods by tracking delivery, verifying shipment contents and updating inventory as required.
  • Maintain inventory system by recording information upon receipt of goods or disbursement of supplies and advising appropriate
  • personnel when reorder points are reached; verifies inventory levels by performing physical inventory counts as required; places designated purchase orders;
  • contacts external suppliers by telephone, letter, and email to investigate a variety of matters, such as outstanding or backordered items and damaged goods;
  • traces duplicate shipments and organizes invoice adjustments and credits notes with suppliers as required; returns outdated and/or deleted stock to vendors as directed.
  • Provide work direction to others to ensure goods/supplies are received by the appropriate area/department.
  • Receive, unpack and check incoming materials from suppliers, ensure that goods are delivered as per specifications and complete related paperwork such as signing delivery slips.
  • Check invoices against orders and goods/supplies received, and resolves discrepancies with suppliers and/or departments.
  • Assemble, issues, deliver and ship goods/supplies from requisition requests received and records for charging to appropriate area.
  • Identify and return damaged or spoiled goods to suppliers; arrange for delivery and return of loan and return items; complete appropriate documentation.
  • Prepare a variety of reports such as allocation of supplies to departments, stock status reports and back orders.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 plus two years’ recent, related experience,
  • with six months receiving experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class 5 vehicle license if applicable.
  • Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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