Temporary Shipping Clerk

Avery Dennison – Kent, WA

Job Description

Avery Dennison is seeking a Shipping Clerk in Kent, WA. This is a Temporary position. The shipping clerk is responsible for the coordination of all shipping operations to assure on-time order delivery at lowest cost per MSI shipped exceeding customer expectations. Additionally, you will provide daily logistics support to the facility. The daily hours are from 1 pm-9 pm, Monday through Friday with some overtime as needed.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

Arrange for freight pick-ups and communicate freight status to appropriate contacts.

Work with transportation group and outside carriers to ensure on time delivery and meet customer expectations.

Receive materials and equipment to support production and verify receipts in related computer systems (e.g.Ariba, MFG Pro).

Accurately generate and file all shipping documentations including Bill of Lading, Packing Lists, Customer Sales Orders, Transfer Orders, Vendor Shipment Returns and Parcel Package Documents.

Process, close and file receivers. Perform order processing responsibilities.

Load and unload trucks to inventory and silos as applicable (e.g. resins, bulk rolls, scrap, packaging materials, cores, end-boards etc.)

Provide daily back-up support to other Shipping Coordinators.

Manage packaging recycling program with vendor and customers


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Excellent computer skills required. Knowledge of basic PC programs. Working knowledge of Google mail and applications is a plus.
  • Experience with transnational functions in mainframe computer systems (e.g. shipping / receiving functions) preferred.
  • Adaptive, flexible, and able to handle ambiguity and multi-task across multiple assignments.
  • Motivated towards productivity improvements, safety and quality awareness.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with a highly participative team-work system.
  • Willingness to learn new tools and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Safety record to reflect positive attitude and performance.
  • Skilled in working independently in a safe and timely manner necessary.
  • Willingness and ability to recognize and address unsafe acts or at-risk conditions.

  • Additional Information

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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