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Burris Logistics Order Processing Clerk in Elkton, Maryland

Order Processing Clerk

Individuals in this position will provide service to our customer by accurately selecting and processing orders to facilitate shipping of and product to the customers.


  • Embody the Burris Philosophy of “Make It Happen, Get It Right, I am Burris”

  • Review warehouse schedule arrival dates to ensure receiving is complete

  • Print all necessary documentation and reports (such as PreCap, Pending Load List, Unselected Pending Orders, Smoothing, Driver Manifest, Open Order, Un-invoiced Orders, Duplicate Orders, etc.)

  • Generate load numbers for pick jobs, extract load numbers into load monitor

  • Open loads with correct door and priority based on load release times, etc

  • Identify and update incorrect dates (product dates or delivery dates) to the delivery schedule, fix validation errors and update contract sales price as needed

  • Smooth loads as needed (manually or automatic)

  • Manually enter orders, set up new customers, clubs or ship to locations as needed

  • Pend orders by item for recalls, etc.

  • Perform Cross-dock sweep when inbound is complete

  • Validate pending orders

  • Organize and file (electronic or physical files) documentation for future reference

  • Facilitate communication between Transportation, Buyers and customers during special order transmissions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Education - High school diploma or GED.

  • Warehouse experience preferred

  • Customer Service experience preferred

  • Proficient in computer usage to include email, word processing, spreadsheets

  • Ability to learn proprietary software

  • Ability to understand the order delivery schedule process

  • Ability to speak clearly in person and on the phone

Working Environment

  • Must be able to sit on an almost continual basis and stand, walk, bend, or squat on an occasional to continual basis in a normal office environment

  • Must be able to adjust to fluctuating temperatures and withstand freezing temperatures as low as -20 degrees Fahrenheit

Join the Burris Team!

We offer benefits to meet a wide range of needs. From medical, dental, and vision plans, to 401k with a company match and flexible spending accounts, and legal aid, we’ve got you and your family covered.

Since 1925 Burris has been growing its business and its family of team members. From driver to warehouse, dispatcher to administration, the Burris team is known for integrity, reliability, and a dedication to customers. Join our team and experience a reputation to be proud of.

Burris Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.