Shipper & Receiver

  • Location
    Carseland, Alberta
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Category
    Warehousing - Shipping / Receiving Clerk

Adecco is looking for a Shipper/Receiver located in CARSELAND. Carseland is a hamlet within the Wheatland County. Located on Highway 24, approximately 41 km East of Calgary and 26 km South of Strathmore. Wage $20.00/hr

The shipper/receiver verifies and keeps records of incoming and outgoing shipments, packaging and prepares products for shipment. Schedules freight for inbound and outbound shipments, direct contact with customers for freight notification and coordination. Information collection, tracking and entry to support production, sales and accounting.


  • Pay rate: $20.00/hour
  • Location: CARSELAND, A.B.
  • Job type: temporary to start but has the possibility of extension into permanent employment
  • Here’s why you should apply:

  • Pathway to permanent employment
  • Hires fast, pays weekly
  • 4% vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque
  • Possibility of contract extension
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified

  • Manages incoming/outgoing trucks and rail cars as required. This includes couriers, visitors, contractor’s parts/supplies deliveries, etc.
  • Schedules trucks and verifies inbound and outbound shipments to facilitate accurate inventory and bill of lading
  • Verifies outbound client material against bill of lading in conjunction with Production Coordinator
  • Makes orders and routes railcars to customer destinations. Generates daily outbound report to each salesman that has railcars heading to customers
  • Schedules, orders, and releases rail shipments
  • Coordinates with various self-unloaders when flatbed/railcars are arriving at destination
  • Enters shipments in BlueBee system and pole database, generating all required paperwork for shipments (bill of lading, customs papers, etc.) Forwards paperwork as necessary to all appropriate individuals, internal and external
  • Prepares stock transfer to other client facilities
  • Accepts and add freight provision on stock transfers from other plants and prepaid customer orders
  • Once a day walk around the yard to verify railcar numbers and missing car sets to avoid demurrage charges
  • Coordinates quality control inspections with independent agencies with primary responsibility for compliance to standards specifications
  • Inventory management:

  • Ensures inventory to warehouse and stock transfers is accurate
  • Production Coordination & Customer Service

  • Orders file tracking, drawing attention to orders that might fall late, as it relates to shipping constraints. Notifies plant manager and regional sales manager as required
  • Ensures all orders are prepared and shipped as customer requested; notifying the regional sales manager of that shipment event or if a delay is possible
  • Addresses all customer questions and requests related to deliveries and bill of lading
  • Sales support

  • Negotiates pricing for shipments (truck or rail) on quotations; protects rate when quote becomes a sales order. Cash sales, quoting and coordinating as directed by sales department and plant managers.
  • After sales support to contracted customers
  • Accounts Receivable and General Administration

  • Approves freight invoices and provides reference to payables department to clear freight accruals.
  • Freight demurrage management. Dispute resolution and cost control
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Clearance
  • Valid Driver’s license and Clean driver’s license abstract
  • 3 years of related experience
  • We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Apply now!

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_020570_1633859

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