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Warehouse Clerk

Ted Pella, Inc. is seeking candidates for Warehouse Clerk to join our Warehouse team. This person will be trained initially on Shipping and Pre-Pack duties, but may also be assigned various duties throughout the Warehouse as needed to ensure the best service and support to both internal and external customers. This position reports to the Warehouse Leads, and the Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Facilitate shipping of product orders to ensure timely and successful delivery.
  • Determine shipping method for materials using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
  • Process Hazardous Materials to comply with requirements.
  • Properly pack, seal, and label box to prepare for shipping.
  • Utilize shipping software to compute shipping rates, based on size, weight, contents, hazardous goods, etc. Produce shipping labels and affix properly to each shipment.
  • Ensure packages are picked up by UPS, Fed Ex, or other shipment company.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the shipping area.

  • Pre-Pack

  • Accurately count, weigh or measure bulk products into smaller volumes for inventory needs.
  • Repackage present stock into smaller or larger sizes to meet order requests as needed.
  • Pre-pack some items for appearance and safety sake.
  • Select the proper packing materials for preparing stock; bags, tubes, boxes, etc.
  • Produce proper label for products on computer.
  • Fill out inventory report on products produced in Pre-pack each day and turn into Warehouse management.
  • Maintain and keep current all Pre-pack production cards that describe packing procedures.
  • Responsible for notifying Purchasing when pre-packing materials are low and need to be ordered.
  • Responsible for all equipment in pre-pack room, scales, sealers, etc.
  • Responsible for stocking supplies needed in pre-pack area.
  • Responsible for maintaining neat and organized work area.

  • General duties

  • Perform back up duties whenever needed in pre-pack and order pulling.
  • Ensure neat and organized warehouse at all times.
  • Work with customer services, sales, and other staff to resolve issues that arise.
  • Assist with any special projects or duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma is required.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years prior related experience is required; preferably in warehouse or production environment.
  • Prior Shipping experience is required. International shipping experience is ideal.
  • Must be proficient on computers and able to type. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP system is a plus.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, especially with number sequences.
  • Must be able to learn tasks quickly, and keep up in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Must write legibly.
  • Must have good math skills, and ability to problem solve and make good judgement calls.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Must be neat and clean in work habits.
  • Must be able to hands small items with dexterity and count accurately.
  • Must be able to use precision scale.
  • Must be able to conform to company policies and procedures.
  • Must be dependable and have a strong work ethic.

Physical Job Requirements:

Must have excellent eye sight to recognize lengthy part numbers. Must be capable of being on their feet up to 8 hours per day and able to get around facility easily. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds frequently, and up to 20 pounds occasionally; have the ability to reach overhead and bend or stoop easily to the ground.

Working Conditions:

This position works in a warehouse environment with exposure to temperatures, dust and noise. Must be adaptable to inclement weather in heat and cold as there is no central AC/heat. Will also visit the office environment occasionally.


Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Pay & Benefits:

Starting pay rate is $16-17 per hour to start, or commensurate with experience. This position includes medical, dental, life insurance after 60 days, paid sick time, paid holiday, paid vacation after 90-days, and a 401(k) plan with Company match after 1 year.

About Ted Pella, Inc.:

Ted Pella, Inc. has been serving the global microscopy community with instrumentation and supplies for over 53 years. We have been in Redding for over 33 years. We sell to the entire USA and all around the world both directly and through a large distributor network. Visit our web site at http://www.tedpella.com. We are a family-owned and operated Company with a professional and friendly atmosphere.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Final candidates must successfully pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen and background check when applicable.

To apply please send a cover letter, a complete resume and your desired pay rate to [email protected]