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Job Description

Job Description



Job Title


Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

Reports to

Plant Manager

Job Purpose

 Maintain and update Shipping and Receiving records for material moving through the Recycling Collection Center


Umbrella responsibilities of all employees:

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment
  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines
  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them
  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards
  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.
  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns
  • Be able to work a flexible work schedule



Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule all customer requests according to production schedule, work with plant superintendent
  • Handle truck scale to effectively coordinate inbound and outbound trucking activity
  • Submit availability to marketing team/ Sales Representatives
  • Process/Enter shipments through OEI
  • Maintain a bill of lading and receiving reports
  • As a point of contact, assist sales & marketing team in a timely manner to resolve customer concerns/inquiries (May include: production rejection, bill of lading discrepancies, claims.etc)
  • Print new Plant Orders daily through OEI
  • Run an ‘Incomplete Shipment’ report + a ‘Duplicate Shipment’ report. Work with assigned Customer Service Rep(s) to finalize Incomplete Shipments during the month& for Month End purposes
  • Work with CSR to remove any shipments from ‘Hold’ status. (Incomplete shipments may lack ‘final weights’, ‘missing price’, ‘missing release #’ …etc)
  • Enter material receipt data into Material Receiving System (MRS)
  • Assist team and Recycle Reps with clearing exceptions (including intercompany)
  • Handle incoming calls on company phone (land line)
  • Data entry
  • May be required to complete additional assignments as needed


Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, hard hat, steel toed shoes. 


Tools used

  • Computer


Information collected and exchanged

  • Communicate with loaders, and un-loaders for material received and shipped.
  • Communicate with floor lead for status of inbound and outbound loads.
  • Communication with plant manager to update the status of daily, weekly and monthly materials shipped, received and in inventory.


The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.


Revised: 7/22/2020








International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Des Moines IA 50316 


Des Moines, IA, US, 50316 STATE WIDE, IA, US, #

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jul 27, 2022

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