Shipping Clerk

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: North Aurora, IL, US

Company: Dart Container


Perform entry level warehouse operations including one or more of the following:  shipping, receiving, material handling, inventory control, cycle counting, or purchasing. 


Day-to-Day Role: 

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Load or unload freight or product manually or via forklift, lift truck or pallet jack
  • Move materials to appropriate storage space
  • Coordinate and schedule work for dock management, routing and sequencing of trailers or rail freight
  • Perform cycle counts and inventory control responsibilities
  • Prepare, process and distribute shipment documentation for all inbound and outbound services
  • Liaise with internal and external transport companies and departments to coordinate, prioritize and expedite in-coming and out-going shipments
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Create, compile, and deliver required reports
  • Record, control, and monitor information in ERP or other computer systems
  • Prepare and pack goods for shipment
  • Verify, compare, and confirm type and quality of shipped or received goods against Bill of Lading, invoices, or pick tickets
  • Weigh, count, and inspect the state of incoming and outgoing products
  • Report and record any discrepancy, damaged items, shortages, broken or unidentified packages to the supervisor
  • Assist in training new employees on warehouse procedures 


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following: 

  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, and spreadsheets in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • Ability to demonstrate basic math calculations and dimensional counting skills
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One (1) year prior warehouse or material handling experience 
  • Experience using ERP or other shipping and receiving software
  • Prior SAP experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing or high-volume warehouse environment
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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