Shipping Coordinator-Winchester location


The Logistics Department is responsible for the unloading of raw materials and the loading of finished goods. This department is responsible for receiving and distribution accuracy, as well as inventory maintenance. This department is also responsible for yard inventory accuracy, as well as shuttle efficiencies.


Set up appointments for inbound and outbound shipments. Process and file all records of receivers and shipments. Order and maintain supplies for the Distribution Office. Create and maintain several different spread sheets of all inbound and outbound movement. Ability to effectively communicate shipping instructions as needed to all Carriers, Customers, Warehouse Staff, and Sales Team.


Works closely with Distribution Department, Customer Service, Traffic Department, Production Department.


  • Records and maintains all shipping and receiving records in spreadsheets and files hard copies.
  • Creates several types of spread sheets listing all information pertaining to incoming containers
  • List all out bound shipments and inbound containers daily on the white board in the shipping and receiving office.
  • Completes receiving in SAP for all product received.
  • Schedules customer pickups and coordinates staging of product to be shipped.
  • Makes labels for all outbound shipments.
  • Maintain and update door board as trailers move in and out of the doors.
  • Sets up daily schedule for outbound and communicates departure times to 1st shift lead.
  • Prioritizes loads to be pulled and assigns them to corresponding doors.
  • Assign doors to carriers for shipping and receiving.
  • Communicate daily with security and provide list of incoming carriers for following day.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Distribution Department, Customer Service, Traffic Department, Production Department.


  • Outside Carriers, Vendors.


Education & Knowledge

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least two years of experience as a receiving and shipping coordinator , in a warehouse setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of using handheld scanner to ship orders.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Handheld scanner, and related systems/software.
  • Knowledge of reading, legible writing, and basic mathematical calculations.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of distribution methods and procedures for shipping and receiving product.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors, fellow employees, vendors, and the general public.


This position is in a warehouse environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, email, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. There is sitting and repetitive hand, finger and wrist use.
  • Must be flexible and responsive to the needs of the department/ business.
  • Must be able to safely lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to work 8 – 12 hours per shift.
  • Must be able to sit, bend, stand and walk during scheduled shift.

Applying for a position with Mercury Paper:

Please complete, sign, and date the Mercury Paper application listed above and scan/email to Completed applications may also be mailed to 495 Radio Station Rd, Strasburg, VA 22657, Attention Human Resources Assistant.

You are welcome to include your resume and cover letter. Candidates may also apply at a local Virginia Employment Commission office or on their job search website.