Receiver - Ocean State Job Lot

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Post Date: 05/10/2018 Job ID: 814 Industry: Distribution / Warehouse

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Ocean State Job Lot.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: Ocean State Job Lot

JOB TITLE:  Receiver                         

Position Summary:

Under the direction of store management, the Receiver performs a range of duties to meet the needs of customers and the business. Primary duties include maintaining the receiving and stock room area according to company policies and procedures.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Protection of company assets
  • Daily communication/interaction with Store Management regarding the workload.
  • Receiving by company standards, all incoming freight, i.e. warehouse deliveries and any direct deliveries.
  • Sorting and distributing freight destined for the sales floor in an organized manner following company equipment usage rules.
  • Maintaining a 24-36 hour freight flow (24 hour in stores receiving daily trucks)
  • Maintaining an organized, disciplined receiving area.
  • Receives shipments following all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all merchandise billed is received using current receiving programs (skid counts), physical counts on select high ticket merchandise.
  • Ensures pricing and merchandise preparation handled in the receiving area conforms to company standards (pricing may vary by state).
  • Oversees – trains associates, temporary or permanent, assigned to the receiving area.
  • Is flexible with hours worked to ensure there is coverage 5 or 6 days per week, including early A.M. or late P.M. hours due to delivery schedules.
  • Maintains a clean receiving area daily.
  • Controls any fixtures stored in or near the receiving area.
  • Interacts with the store personnel as a daily routine in the process of moving and accounting for merchandise.
  • Responsible for keeping all merchandise stored in receiving organized a (by dept., category, and item) and accessible.
  • Ensures the receiving area is ready for year-end inventory.
  • Ensures the company’ s recycling program is followed.
  • Responsible for ensuring all RTW’ s (Return to Warehouse), transfers, recalls, damaged returns and any other outgoing shipments are handled to company standard.
  • Any other functions/activities as directed by Store Management.

Requirements:
  • Prior retail merchandising and/or cashier experience preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks with an appropriate level of urgency
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work productively in a team environment
  • Must be able to speak and comprehend English. Secondary language a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds

HOW TO APPLY   

Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and the employer will make the final hiring decisions.

WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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