VPET USA, LLC - Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-898-04



in cooperation with

Spartanburg Community College

is assisting with the recruitment and training for


Potential employment opportunities exist for:

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

VPET USA, LLC is a leading manufacturer of wide-mouth polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles and containers. The new Greer SC facility will serve as a blow molding and injection molding facility to supply key customers in the Southeast.

JOB SUMMARY: In the role of Shipping/Receiving Representative, you will be responsible for a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. Providing excellent customer service to our customers, third-party vendor drivers, and supporting inter- departments by providing status or assistance with shipping and receiving related matters. This role also provides administrative support to the department manager.

Job Duties: But not limited to.
  • Responsible for verifying and coordinating the accuracy of incoming & outgoing shipments.
  • Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Performs data entry, prepares shipping orders, and schedules loads.
  • Researches, compiles, validates, and reports information from multiple sources i.e., bills of lading, orders, or other records.
  • Confer or correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages or shortages.
  • Provides general clerical office functions and support to the department Manager.
  • Assist our third-party drivers with shipping or receiving inquiries.
  • Assist customers with shipping and receiving change requests.
  • Act as liaison between customers, carriers, and internal departments by notifying the appropriate departments of change requests or any other matter that requires notification.
  • Arrange or coordinate the delivery of materials received by notifying the appropriate department personnel.
  • Comply with all quality, safety, work rules, and regulations.
  • Assist with various projects as needed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening skills.
  • Adapt to new processes, products, and technologies as required. Learn and understand our products and technology at a level sufficiently high enough to efficiently identify and route requests for assistance to the proper division department or individual.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-driven, multi-discipline environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, identifies and addresses problems, and meets deadlines.
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyze information skillfully, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a wide array of plant personnel ranging from hourly employees to senior management.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • High level of attention to detail, and process driven in order to balance timeliness and quality of service. Metrics for quality and efficiency will be developed and maintained.
  • Computer skills: Basic knowledge and experience in computer office programs of Word, Excel, and Outlook are requirements for this job.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Must be able to communicate, read and write proficiently in English.
  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization.

Experience Required
  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2+ years of administrative experience or similar role.

Physical Demands
Requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • This position requires occasional walk-through’s in our warehouse/shipping department for follow-up on customer service orders, inventory, order status, operate lift truck i.e. sit-down and propane changes, etc.
  • Works in an office environment that is located inside the Warehouse.
  • Requires sitting, standing, walking, and operating a computer keyboard, telephone, and other office equipment for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions such as typing, reaching, and grasping.
  • Work environment is in a warehouse and temperatures inside vary between hot or cold based on the outside conditions.

Shift Hours: Monday-Friday 8 to 10 plus hours
Starting wage: $19-$21 per hour

VPET USA, LLC offers a competitive benefits package including:
  • Medical (HMO), dental and vision insurance premium. 
  • 401k plan, Employer contributes 3%, up to 4% 
  • Company offers vacation and sick pay 
  • Holiday Pay: Eight (8) paid holidays per year 
  • Basic Life Insurance Paid (25K policy) 

Computer access to apply is available at Spartanburg SC Works office – 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302
Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
or your nearest SC Works office
An Equal Opportunity Employer