Shipping Coordinator

The Shipping Coordinator works with transportation department or vendors to ensure timely inbound and outbound deliveries. Documents and processes the order shipment. Being a Shipping Coordinator typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Investigates and recommends corrective actions for all non-conformance. In addition, Shipping Coordinator typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Shipping Coordinator works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Working as a Shipping Coordinator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

Shipping Coordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Shipping Coordinator to join our team.


  • Organising, arranging, checking stock and replenishing of all stores locations on a regular basis;
  • Final packing of product and collation of associated shipping documents per batch;
  • Working from lists provided determine which product needs to be shipped, stocked, or split between the two;
  • Formally booking out of stock to employees and recording stock usage;
  • Inspection of Non critical items at Goods in booking Process;
  • Creation of on line Air Way Bills;
  • Co-ordinating the logistics of outsourced work, arranging collections and deliveries;
  • Pre-shipment ‘works order’ and release document checks;
  • Creation of Export Invoices using word or similar.


  • Excellent organization and communication skills;
  • Must pass drug screen;
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft applications;
  • Fantastic organisational and administration skills;
  • Experience in managing client accounts;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Solid knowledge of logistics procedures;
  • Able to operate a forklift safely;
  • Previous shipping experience;
  • High school diploma;
  • Must pass background check;
  • 18+ years old;
  • Can lift 25+ lbs;
  • Able to lift 45 pounds;
  • Good customer service.