Shipping and Receiving Clerk I

  • Department:
    Shipping and Receiving
  • Reports to:
    Shipping & Receiving Manager
  • Role & Level:
    Associate 1
  • FLSA Status:


Performs entry level shipping and receiving work for Taurus Holdings, Inc. Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Work is performed under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Receives and opens incoming products and materials
  • Delivers firearms to appropriate areas
  • Prepares products for shipment to include assembling cartons, boxes, and all packaging; wraps protective material around products; inserts products into containers; and fills containers with protective material
  • Weighs and/or counts containers and adjusts quantity accordingly
  • Tapes, straps, nails, glues, closes, and seals containers
  • Labels containers, inventory items, and/or stocks products
  • Inspects materials, products, and containers at each step of the packaging process
  • Records information on needed documents to include count, weight, time, and date items were pulled and packaged
  • Reads and documents serial and model numbers, bar codes, bill of ladings, etc.
  • Enters product information and customer complaints in computer system¬†
  • Prints labels and confirmation letters
  • Performs product inventory control in an efficient manner; maintains inventory area
  • Operates forklift and other warehouse devices


High school diploma or GED; supplemented by some shipping and receiving experience in a warehouse; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.


  • Knowledge of shipping and receiving processes used to maximize the efficient and effective distribution of goods
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
  • Ability to quickly learn the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of firearms
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions


Depending on functional area of assignment, tasks involve the periodic performance of moderately physically demanding work, usually involving lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds). Tasks that require moving objects of significant weight require the assistance of another person and/or use of proper techniques and moving equipment. Tasks may involve some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling.


Tasks are regularly performed inside without potential for exposure to adverse conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, fumes and/or poor ventilation, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery and/or moving vehicles, vibrations, electric currents, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, gases or chemicals, oils and other cutting fluids, violence and/or disease, or pathogenic substances.


Some tasks require manual dexterity, in addition to visual and hearing acuity. Some tasks may involve identifying and distinguishing colors.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Taurus Holdings, Inc. and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Taurus Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, Taurus Holdings, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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