• Shipping and Receiving Specialist 

    Regular Full-Time
    Shipping and Receiving
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(12/28/2018 2:47 PM)
  • Overview

    In 1897, C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

    Filson recognizes that it takes an excellent team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.


    Shipping and Receiving Specialist 

    Core member of the distribution and warehouse teams essential to the day-to-day functions of the department to ensure goals are met, if not exceeded.  Responsible for supporting many facets of operations to include receiving, returns, Inventory control, shipping, picking/pulling, unpacks, and storage of merchandise or materials. Fills requisitions and orders, while tracking inventory. Packs, crates, and ships products and materials intra-company and to external customers. May operate forklift and drive a truck and/or vehicle for the purposes of business. 



    Inventory Control

    • Responsible for storage and maintenance of inventory documentation at warehouses and manufacturing facilities.
    • Enter transactions in ERP systems recording movement of materials within the company.
    • Perform periodic physical inventories and maintain cycle count program.
    • Coordinate with leadership regarding workflow issues, backlogs, and shortages.
    • Work with internal/external customers to provide exemplary customer service.


    • Identify issues requiring customer follow-up.
    • Work with customer service and production departments to ensure seamless customer experience with repairs and product returns.
    • Negotiate with customer and collaborate with management team to ensure satisfactory result for the customer and Company; process associated transactions.


    • Responsible for the physical handling of product transactions within the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and other required documentation activities.
    • Responsible for the receipt, transaction and proper routing of customer product returns.
    • Provide assistance with transaction history investigations pertaining to receiving discrepancies.


    • Ship materials and products to external suppliers and customers.
    • Responsible for product handling, packaging and safe movement of product.
    • Complete order fulfillment and entry of inventory transactions into the company’s ERP system.
    • Manage logistics, suppliers and develop proficiency with on-site shipping software systems.
    • Assist with transaction history investigations pertaining to discrepancies.
    • Provide accurate shipment documentation and any other transportation related documentation.


    • Operate forklift, hand truck, pallet jack and other equipment in a professional and safe manner.
    • Drive company vehicle(s) to deliver product to company locations when needed.
    • Assist with maintenance and cleanliness of vehicles; refuel as needed.
    • Responsible for minor maintenance work at company locations.
    • Assist in keeping warehouses clean and organized on a daily basis.
    • Observe and abide by all policy and safety regulations.

    Company Support

    • Perform additional responsibilities, as assigned.


    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Two (2) or more years hands on experience in a warehouse environment.
    • Basic math skills required.
    • Experience working with the Microsoft Office suite is required, strong familiarity with Word & Excel.
    • Team player with the willingness to wear multiple hats, perform a wide range of tasks and support overall goals established for the area of responsibility.
    • Experience with software based inventory management systems, Clippership software a plus.
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record, if required to drive a company vehicle.
    • Must be available to work overtime on weekdays and weekends as workload dictates.
    • Forklift operation certification, preferred.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met of any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

    • Regularly stand and walk for extended periods of time
    • Use hands, fingers, and arms to pick products and load onto carrying equipment
    • Use hands, fingers, and arms to lift, squeeze, pinch, grab products/items/supplies, keyboard data entry
    • Reach up, across, or down to retrieve products and supplies
    • Read, See, talk, and hear
    • Ability to move or lift up to 15 pounds regularly and 50 pounds for short durations
    • Carry products throughout facility
    • Vision abilities required include close and far away vision, along with the ability to accurately see differences in color
    • Exposure to lower temperatures in a warehouse environment
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate


    Filson is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings, which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Discrimina­tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon­sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

    With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.




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