Receiving Associates work as part of a team to unload merchandise from carriers and check the quantity and quality of merchandise. In addition they must key receivables and enter information about incoming merchandise into the stores computer system. All Receiving Associates are required to be licensed to use powered lift equipment (i.e., electric pallet jack, slip sheet machine, reach truck, order puller, forklift) which may be used when unloading trucks and moving freight from receiving to designated staging areas. A successful Receiving Associate must have a high level of work commitment, attention to detail and the ability to learn and follow procedures.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
60% Receiving Merchandise
-Understanding carrier unload processes for efficient freight management
-Alerting Freight Team and ASMs when bulky shipments are scheduled
-Cleaning and maintaining receiving area (e.g. removing pallets and cardboard boxes from the floor, using compactor and bailer, clearing area to make room for new merchandise)
-Unloading merchandise using designated equipment
-Receiving special orders (i.e., key rec., detail input, move to special order cage and locate in system)
-Identifying and reading vendor packing slips, carrier shipping documents, UPC labels and other receiving documents and comparing to purchase orders to ensure accuracy
-Scheduling deliveries and pre-post information into receiving system
-Counting carton freight and key rec ing to satisfy freight bill
-Identifying damaged merchandise and taking appropriate action
-Detail receiving merchandise on P.O.
-Completing key. rec process and entering detail information into receiving system by end of shift
-Following appropriate procedures to ship and receive transferred merchandise
-Researching shipment/paperwork discrepancies
-Resolving scheduling or delivery issues/conflicts
-Maintaining lift equipment
-Processing Return to Vendors (RTVs)
-Following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for hazardous waste materials
-Adhering to the Good Neighbor Guidelines
40% Handling Freight
-Moving freight from receiving to designated staging areas using the appropriate equipment
-Communicating with the ASMs and Freight Team to ensure merchandise is optimally staged
-Removing trash and empty pallets from sales floor
NATURE AND SCOPE
-Reports to the Receiving Manager
-This position has no direct reports
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).
-1+ years of relevant experience
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Ability to work independently
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:-Action Oriented
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.