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Associate Logistics Clerk

Company: Dole Foods
Location: Atwater
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Dole Packaged Foods (Atwater Facility) is a large diverse operation with the primary function of processing and packaging fresh to frozen fruit for retail sale. Logistics is a vital piece of the business that is focused on distributing finished frozen goods to our outside distribution centers and direct to Dole customers. Our Logistic team's primary goal is to stock and ship product effectively and efficiently to meet customer needs.


Our goal is to provide our customers with the satisfaction of knowing we have it under control. Logistics focuses on delivering product on time using the most cost-effective methods to meet customer demand. It is essential that product is stocked and maintained out our 3PL locations effectively to minimize shortages and eliminate additional warehousing costs.


Assist in processing shipping and receiving orders for outside warehouse locations maintained by Dole Atwater. Create and process shipping orders and shipment documents for Hanson logistics. Create shipping and receiving appointments. Answer phones to schedule to address shipping questions and schedule customer arranged orders. Must be able to provide back up coverage for the Logistics Clerk window. Assist with the outside warehouse duties.

Must be able to perform or acquire the following skills:

  • Process goods issues and receipts for outside warehouses
  • Maintain warehouse logs and reports based on goods issues and receipts
  • Create and process replenishment stock transfer orders for forward distribution warehouses
  • Complete and save load tenders
  • Communicate through email using proper email etiquette and respond to emails in a timely manner
  • Assist coordinator team in processing loads and provide backup coverage when needed
  • Make dock appointments for dry & frozen shipments/deliveries
  • Answer incoming phone calls to answer questions regarding scheduling or product availability along with providing appointment confirmations
  • Process shipment cost
  • Create BOLs and process driver paperwork


Work Environment:

  • Office environment in an industrial plant with related noise and temperatures.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Requires climbing, standing, stooping, twisting, lifting, and other physical movements to perform job


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word/Excel
  • Intermediate experience with SAP
  • Proper and professional telephone etiquette skills
  • Proficient mathematical aptitude

Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Dole Foods, Merced , Associate Logistics Clerk, Other , Atwater, California

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