Shipping Clerk

  • Location
    Portland, Oregon
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 13 - $ 14 / Year
  • Category
    Warehouse - General Labor

Our client is looking for a temporary worker for roughly a 6-month assignment. This position is responsible for preparing outgoing shipments and coordination with the Customer Service team to ensure that all shipping documents are completed accurately and in a timely manner.



  •  Transact customer orders using both carrier and ERP systems.
  •  Providing quality control inspections, as necessary, within the workflow.
  •  Package and tape international shipments in multi-pack cartons for export.
  • Affix shipping labels on packed cartons.
  •  Take an accurate inventory count at end of each day.
  •  Serve as a backup order picker as needed.
  •  Assemble cardboard cartons as needed for large, multipack shipments.
  •  Move prepared shipments from shipping cart to dock door as needed.
  •  Call and/or email forwarding companies to arrange pick-up.
  •  Consign shipments to forwarders and ensures the correct shipments are consigned to the forwarder by listening carefully and checking documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Secondary Functions:

  • Maintain good communication and rapport with co-workers.
  • Ensure shipping area is kept organized and neat.
  • Keep supervisor informed of issues on the shipping floor.


  •  Excellent written and verbal skills
  •  Problem-solving
  •  Demonstrated ability to learn new software/applications
  •  Computer Skills: Excel, Word, Outlook
  •  Forklift Certification required. If not currently certified, must have the ability to get certified at Biamp.
  •  General knowledge of domestic and international shipping preferred (UPS World Ship and Fed Ex Ship Manager systems preferred)
  •  Knowledge of ERP systems preferred
  •  Ability to lift up to 100 pounds

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_024069_11941068