Horton, Inc.

Shipping Clerk

Job Location US-IN-Carmel
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/29/2018 10:52 AM)
# of Openings




This position reports directly to the Materials Manager and must work in coordination with co-workers and all other departments to be effective.  This position is primarily responsible for the shipment and receiving of quality product.


MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: (*indicates peripheral functions)


1      Verify Packaging for accuracy.

2      Use of forktruck on the dock.

3      Prepare product for shipping.

4      Load and unload trucks.

5      Shipping transactions in Oracle

5.1  Prepare documents and release instructions.

6      Communicate with material Handlers and Area managers.

7      Daily management of customer websites to ensure scheduling of trucks.

8      Verify outgoing product.

9      Shipping for FIN.

10   Determine and arrange for scrap pick up.

11   Set and maintain dock appointments.

12   Pick up and stage manufacturing orders for shipping.

13   Return totes to vendors.

14   Ensure the dock is staged for the following day.

15   Back up to Shipping Clerk – Lead in their absence.

16   Maintain clean and safe work areas.

17   Other duties as assigned.




All employees are expected to deal with customers, vendors and co-workers in a positive and respectful way and perform their duties in a safe and effective manner.  Certain other standards apply to all positions, with some additional standards tailored to departments or job groups.  These standards are not repeated here, but may be found in other company publications such as the Horton Performance and Development Appraisal booklets, Quality Manual and related documents, and the company mission and style statements. All employees are expected to conduct their jobs by the standards set forth in these publications.




Work is mainly in a plant/warehouse work environment with minimal exposure to normal office environments.  




A.         Strength, agility, movement: Work requires occasional lifting, bending, pulling, climbing, reaching or kneeling.  Work includes frequent movement within the facility. 


B.         Sensory ability: Hearing must be sufficient to communicate by telephone, vision must be sufficient to read printed reports and items on the computer screen.


C.        Communications: Verbal communication is frequent; much of the time is spent exchanging ideas and information with coworkers.


D.        Level of exertion: Work is occasionally heavy, with regular exertion up to 40 pounds and occasional exertion of up to 60 pounds of force to handle materials or equipment. 





  1. Reading: The position requires reading ability at a level sufficient to read text of considerable difficulty, requiring understanding of complex rules, technical procedures, reports, specifications, manuals or interpretations.



  1. Writing: Writing skills are required at a level consistent with basic communication.


  1. Verbal Skills: The position requires verbal skills at a level consistent with providing clear and concise information on technical matters.


  1. Mathematical Ability:  Math ability needs to be at a level consistent with calculating rates and proportions.


  1. Reasoning Ability:  Reasoning ability needs to be at a level consistent with solving apparent problems through well established procedures.  Requires some independent judgment, as when dealing with safety issues or equipment issues.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  Ability to work well in a group and individually.  Must have the ability to learn product numbers.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid forklift license. 



EOE. Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans


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