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Ahead LLC Shipping & Receiving Associate - 8:30 am - 5 pm $500 Sign-on Bonus in New Bedford, Massachusetts

$500 Sign-on Bonus

Full Time, Mid Shift Hours of 8:30 am - 5 pm

Job Summary

The Shipper/Receiver is responsible for ensuring all inbound Domestic, International, parcel and freight shipments are received accurately according to company procedures. Accurate, timely completion of the duties of the Shipper/Receiver is an essential component in ensuring that companywide goals of quality and on-time delivery are attained.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive in all parcel and freight packages (domestic and international) from UPS, FedEx, DHL, United States Post Office, and other carriers and freight shippers.

  • Record shipments into receiving logs.

  • Deliver packages and shipments to internal recipients (front office, production, etc.).

  • Receive in and unload import containers and airfreight shipments at main facility, and occasionally at the secondary warehouse.

  • Communicate and coordinate delivery locations and delivery times with vendors

  • Pack product that comes from production.

  • Ensure orders packed match production sheets and attach sheet to carton.

  • Consolidate products to ensure savings on shipping costs.

  • Ensure accuracy in packing of all items by color, piece count and size,

  • Strap, tape, label and move cartons to a designated area on shipping floor.

  • Make up shipping boxes.

  • Match orders to correct cartons with packing slip.

  • Ensure product counts on cartons match the packing slip.

  • Ensure “ship to” address on packing slip matches the address on the shipping screen.

  • Ensure all shipping routines on packing slips and halts are allowed.

  • Ensure correct shipping label goes on correct carton.

  • Ship and load cartons on UPS/FEDEX/USPS trucks.

  • Load and unload packages.

  • Palletize, wrap and strap products on skids.

  • Assist floor supervisor on trouble shooting when needed.

  • Keep shipping and packing area clean and organized.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • 2 – 3 years experience in shipping/warehousing

  • Valid Driver’s License and own vehicle required


  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Knowledge of UPS, FedEx and USPS shipping requirements.

  • Knowledge of other relevant computer software and systems.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment.

  • Ability to solve problems.

  • Ability to multi-task under pressure in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

  • Must have own transportation.

  • Ability to use the following tools and machinery.

  • Tape gun

  • Utility knife

  • Pallet truck

  • Hand truck

Benefits and Perks

  • Voluntary benefits include medical, dental and vision care plans paid time off, Matching 401k retirement savings plans, and much more!!

  • Great work environment, discounted catalog purchases, and special membership pricing to select clubs.

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