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Shipping Clerk - 2nd Shift in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007060-West Liberty



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Shipping Clerk for 2nd Shift at our West Liberty, Iowa facility.

Job Summary:

Shipping Clerk is responsible for clerical and administrative duties in the shipping department.  The Shipping Clerk will handle all documentation for shipments and ensure accurate billing for all items shipped out.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain appropriate documentation on shipments.
  • Complete all bill of lading for outbound shipments and update system with correct information to allow for carrier payment.
  • Balance loader documentation with shipping order.
  • Manifest shipping orders, billing and inventory control.
  • Alert utility personnel of discrepancies if they arise.
  • Resolve paperwork discrepancies with utility people as needed.
  • Coordinates shipping and receiving activities with carriers and contacts both internal and external.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Must have an attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in shipping and/or receiving is preferred.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic math.
  • Computer experience is required.  Experience with Google Suite a plus.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene.
  • Ability to work in varying temperature conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to work at line speed with the ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements.
  • Work extended hours, weekends and overtime if needed.
  • Experience in food manufacturing or processing a plus.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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