The Republic of Tea
  • Shipping
  • Nashville, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Job Summary/Purpose

Our shipping department performs picking of orders, packing products for shipping, and shipping confirmation. Individuals will be cross-trained in all areas of the pick and packing department Shipping confirmation is done throughout the workday.

Day Shift - Monday - Friday, Hours 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Accurately pick orders according to pick sheets and invoices: pick up product from designated warehouse locations, place product on cart, push cart to packing station, pack product in box and place on moving conveyor belt.
  • Accurately pack product for shipping: place order onto packing station, scan each invoice into ERP system, scan the bar code on each item or case and inspect for accuracy and damage, pack items or cases into boxes with appropriate amount of packing materials, tape boxes with a tape gun and place on belt for shipment.
  • Confirm shipping by sliding boxes onto scale, scanning for postage with scanning device and sliding box on shipping belt to await pick-up from shipping carrier.
  • Load boxes from shipping belt to the shipping carrier's truck.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School graduate or GED
  • Manual dexterity to pick and pack single items and case lots
  • Able to push product cart containing up to 100 lbs up to 20 times daily
  • Able to lift 50 lbs on own up to 4 or 5 times daily
  • Able to push 50 lbs from pack station to shipping conveyor up to 20 times daily
  • Able to stand or walk for long periods of time up to 12 hours a day.
  • Expected to perform all picking and packing jobs to ensure proper job rotation and minimize repetitive motion
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic Reading and Math Skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to climb rolling ladder
  • Must perform work with a sense of urgency
  • Complete orders with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to gain a general knowledge of computers and the ERP system
  • Expectation of zero accidents/injuries of all employees. Be able to identify and correct unsafe practices.
  • Minimal Forklift experience preferred

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