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Logistics Clerk in Vista, CA at Watkins Wellness

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking a Logistics Clerk to join our Shipping team!

Are you an organized, detail oriented, customer focused individual? As the Logistics Clerk you are the final touch point prior to dispatching orders to our dealers and customers.  This position is responsible for verifying the accuracy of shipping documentation, generating documents and providing shipping forms to each carrier destined for domestic and international areas.  The Logistics Clerk will also research inventory and back orders while making sure to communicate shortages to internal departments.


  • Are you organized and detail oriented?  You will coordinate the movement of carriers to dock doors, confirm appointment times using the truck schedule and Appointment Plus system and communicate closely with security to coordinate the movement of carriers to dock doors, based on appointment time and priority.
  • Are you well versed in reporting?  You’ll be responsible for maintaining a record of load numbers, based on dock door location, in addition to logging the names of loaders and length of time spent preparing and packing containers.
  • Are you quality minded?  You will be responsible for verifying order details and preparing orders for shipment while following all established standards and procedures. You’ll also enter and post freight charges for sales orders and validate cash on delivery (COD) shipments are correctly calculated.
  • Can you schedule efficiently?  In this role, you’ll assign a container and a dock door to loaders that allows for the most optimal use of available resources as well as provide load sheets to the carrier. 
  • Are you a strong communicator? This position will involve cross departmental communication with Dealer Support and Finished Goods departments to detect and resolve sales order issues for ocean, truckload (TL) and less than truckloads (LTL) shipments.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in each of the following areas: truckloads (TL), full container loads (FCL) and less than truckloads (LTL) shipping, Hazardous Materials, Dangerous Goods, dispatching Shippers Letter of Instruction (SLI), Commercial Invoices for international shipments.
  • The individual must be able to interface with co-workers, internal departments, service providers, and customers in a fast-paced environment that requires multi-tasking.
  • Intermediate knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel required.
  • Computer literacy with accurate data entry skills; enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and transportation management system (TMS) experience is a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, owner’s operating manual and service procedure manuals in English.  Ability to speak in Spanish is a plus.
  • Forklift Certification preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment.


At Watkins Wellness®, people matter.  To help you, “Feel good. Live well™”, at work and at home, we provide a competitive package including: exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, bonus, profit sharing, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).


Full or Part Time

Full time

Watkins (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.