Shipping Coordinator

Location: Mcdonough, GA, US

Category: Administration

The Shipping Coordinator will assist in prioritizing workflow throughout the warehouse in order to meet business needs. The Shipping Coordinator will also aid in clearly communicating with internal/external partners; Identifying key issues and collaborating with operations management team to determine a resolution; Releasing work to the floor, tracking the progress of order and ensure orders are completed in a timely manner.


  • Develop, analyze, modify, and execute to predetermine ship schedules are met for all customers while maintaining a level workload of activity across all shifts
  • Prioritize daily schedule and create reports as needed to monitor, track and measure performance at all levels.
  • Manage pick labels by printing and issuing to specified departments.
  • Work closely with Transportation and Customer Service teams to evaluate truck loads, fill expedite request, and/or change routing.
  • Work closely with Inventory teams to ensure the completion of replenishment to release orders to warehouse floor
  • Work closely with Special Handling to ensure orders are shipped timely
  • Monitor and respond to emails and phone calls in a timely manner
  • Working knowledge of all operational processes
  • Assist with RF Scanners Assignments
  • Responsible for escalating any system problems which affect workflow and on time shipping
  • Assists co-workers with questions regarding operational processes.
  • Must be able to set and follow through with priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Some working knowledge of Terminal Label Printers and office equipment
  • Flexible to work different shifts if necessary and overtime with little or no notice
  • Comfort and ability to adapt to changing situations with ease
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ship product free of contamination
  • Follow all Ken’s Foods Security and GMP policies
  • Report any suspicious activities anywhere in or around the plant
  • Inspect work area for any possible product contamination issues on a continuous basis
  • Report any leaking or spilled product immediately
  • Inspect all incoming and out-going loads for signs of product contamination


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization required. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence, and speak effectively before
groups of customers or employees of the organization preferred.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract three-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance required. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee will be required to walk and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


  • Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
  • Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently perform the duties of the position
  • Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions
  • Ability to work in an unfatigued state
  • Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
  • Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short-term memory
  • Ability to concentrate
  • Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
  • Demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The employee must regularly move in and out of a 36-degree temperature storage area. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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