SUMMARY: The Receiving Assistant is responsible for receiving shipments of stock and inventory, unloading and appropriate placement, and inspecting delivered goods to ensure that all products ordered are actually received.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned)
- Receive and process deliveries of all kinds.
- Inspect deliveries to ensure they match order and quality criteria.
- Unload deliveries from trucks.
- Process returned items per company processes and protocols.
- Organize and store received items in appropriate areas.
- Update Inventory with received items.
- Communicate with vendors regarding delays or problems.
- Maintains appropriate records of delivery detail.
- Solve problems within assigned areas through individual and cooperative efforts.
- Operate computer systems, including inventory programs, production & warehouse transactions, receipts, shipment confirmations, and all “done in a day” processes.
- Pick orders and work on assigned project as necessary.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Minimum High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); 5 to 7 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret Customer specifications related to product packing, labeling, and logistics requirements. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Forklift certification is required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical connections, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.