2nd Shift Shipping Clerk- 2 positions

Date:  May 24, 2023

Georgetown, DE, US, 19947

Req ID:  66902
Job Function:  Production

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Provides basic administrative and/or clerical support generally to specific department. Works under close supervision. The purpose of this position is to arrange, manifest and check loads to ensure customers are getting the correct product, correct amounts, and on a timely basis.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Answers phones including fielding questions, re-directing calls and taking messages and/or orders. Maintains general company record systems to uphold accurate files. Utilizes office equipment such as printers, fax machines, etc. Operates a computer at a basic level. Handles emails, data entry, calendar, scheduling apps and printing. Monitors stocks of office supplies, reports and re-stocks when there are shortages. Sorts and distributes incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail, including envelopes, packages, etc.

#1          Safety comes first; make sure to wear the proper PPE when walking in the cooler.

#2           Arrange loads by sequence and stops so customer orders can be delivered by customer appointment times

                Manifest loads correctly by using the computer system to ensure accurate billings and accounting.

#3           Daily physically walk the cooler to count, monitor and correct SAP and CFS inventory.    Complete necessary adjustments to SAP & CFS after counting o ensure inventory accuracy in CFS and SAP.  Perform snapshot when needed.   Report issues/discrepancies to management, Sales and production.

#4           Answer telephones, take messages, and give information to customers, transportation, management, drivers etc.  Keep office arranged and in a neat and orderly manner.

#5           Back-up to all Further II clerk.  Complete all duties as needed

#6           AS directed by management maintain accurate inventory and ordering of Co2.  May require physical count of co2 in cooler and or on trailer.  Ensure plant does not run out.  E-mail inventory to appropriate personnel.

#7            AS directed by management maintain accurate inventory and ordering of pallets (to include   iGPS Pallets), empty brown totes & lids, office supplies, salt.  E-mail inventory to appropriate personnel.  Ensure plant does not run out.  May require physical count to verify accuracy of inventory before ordering.

#8            Ensure processing/receiving of return products, inbound transfers.  Will or ensure product is brought in, scanned appropriately and listed on appropriate reports.

#9            Responsible for maintaining and distributing timely and accurate reports/e-mails   for shipping (distress product, cash sale/condemn report, donation report, pallet inventory, Co2 inventory, return product, basket & tote inventory, SAP/CFS Inventory, IGPS count report etc.)

#10        Shipping Clerk will be required to work in the cooler and outside of the office as well. Work in the cooler will include scanning boxes, counting various inventories, verifying box counts, etc.  Outside the office area will include checking inventory in trailers to verify/check content. etc.

#11        Shipping Clerk will perform other duties and task as required or directed by management.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

6 months of relatable experience years. Knowledge of standard software applications, such as Microsoft Office. Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred

Basic knowledge of SAP, CFS, computers and secretarial skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

1. Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. 2. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. 3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 4. Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment. 5. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.



Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Delaware