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Shipping Clerk in Frankfort, IL at ITW Automotive OEM

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    21701 South Harlem Avenue
    Frankfort, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Title: Shipping Clerk       ITW Equal Opportunity Employer


Ensure proper parts and quantities are pulled to meet customer orders, in a timely fashion.


·  Invoice shipments accurately according to quantities and weights of each item included on AR’s presented. Understand Trans4m and EDI system.

·  Ensure all shipments to be released are staged in a specific area that dock personnel are aware of. Ensure address and freight line information is clearly labeled on all out going freight.

·  Call in truck companies designated for specific freight with all information required by them including amount, weight, and time/location of pickup and delivery. Set up expedites if needed. Send ASN (advance shipping notice) to all vendors/customers. Know vendor/customers preferred receiving method of this information. Verify receipt throughout the day to ensure successful completion.

·  Create custom paperwork or commercial invoices for all international shipments.

·  Ensure both UPS and Federal Express, and DHL shipments are prepared for shipment throughout the day.

·  Create AR’s/picklists and create labels for outgoing freight.

·  Reactivate, reflag, and correct bill of ladings.

·  Have an understanding of the barcode scanning process, and know the operations of the scanner.

·  If necessary, perform Shipping responsibilities of loading, unloading freight, pulling & receiving.

·  Keep a clean orderly working area to minimize room for error.

·  Call in disposal services for trash and cardboard pickup.

·  Check customer websites for orders and print corresponding documents.

·  Update and maintain all Shipping logs.

·  Locate old files for Shipping & Accounting purposes, as needed.

·  Complete all billing tasks which include systematic, manual, and supplemental bills.

·  Run ASN report at the end of the day to ensure all shipments have been billed.

·  File all documents and purge old files, as needed.

·  All other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.


 High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required, Bachelor’s degree a plus

 Ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced work environment

 Strong Math skills.

 2+ years’ experience in Shipping environment

 Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel/Word)

 Must be able to work a flexible schedule including overtime and weekends

 Ability to work independently, in a team environment to deliver results

 Ability to follow safety standards and participate in continuous process improvements while following best business practices

 Trans-4rm and EDI system knowledge a plus

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, must be able to resolve requirements both through supervisor direction and independent process analysis. Must possess good communication/interpretation skills, good visual skills Individual must be able to frequently exit the powered industrial equipment, ability to reach with arms extended and/or overhead, excellent hand dexterity, ability to bend, stoop, stretch and similar activities and able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.

Interpersonal Skills:

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW 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.

Job Requirements


Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.