Williams Sausage Co, Inc.
  • Union City, TN, USA
  • $10
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Accident, Severe Illness, and Cancer Insurances. We also offer 401K to our employees who have been here over 1 year.

****Must be able to work Wednesday - Sunday****

Williams Sausage Company, Inc.

Receiving Clerk

 Job Description

Title:                      Receiving Clerk

Department(s):     Shipping and Receiving 

Reports to:            Shipping and Receiving Manager 

Job Summary:

The Shipping/Receiving Clerk will handle the required documentation for shipping and receiving.


  1. Receives goods and verifies the quality and count of all items unloaded from railroad cars, trucks and trailers; checks against suppliers' count and immediately reports discrepancies to carriers, supervisor, and purchasing officer per company policy.
  2. Verifies and records all items loaded for shipments.
  3. Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  4. Carefully and accurately maintains shipping records for requested categories including goods returned, dunnage, and returnable pallets.
  5. Maintains database of shipment data to ensure that customer orders are updated and that appropriate billing documents are provided to accounting or other associated departments as required.
  6. Keep records of all Supplier contacts.
  7. Notifies supervisor of major discrepancies, over-shipments, or substitutions.
  8. Prepares bills of lading and dray tickets for shipments.
  9. Completes information on damage claims for in-transit damage.
  10. Performs other clerical duties.

 Required Skills/Abilities:

  1. Ability to accurately sort, count, and verify items received.
  2. Basic understanding of warehouse procedures.
  3. Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and/or inventory software to maintain records, input data, and create reports.
  5. Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.

 Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

 Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be able to traverse distribution warehouse and access a variety of storage spaces and shelving units by stretching, squatting, and reaching.
  2. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work may involve lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; steel-toed work boots, hardhats, hairnets, and beard nets (if applicable). Cell phones and jewelry are not permitted on the factory floor.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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