Receiver Job Description

Receiver Job Description

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Receiver provides direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

Receiver Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective receiver job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included receiver job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Attain proper accounting documents for all work order numbers monthly
Be ACCOUNTABLE for receiving all product and overseeing the stockroom areas
Be RESPONSIBLE for training and coaching merchandise processing procedures
COLLABORATE with Store Merchandising Manager and management team to coordinate and facilitate shipment placement
Cultivate a PEERS TEACHING PEERS environment
Exhibit strong LOSS PREVENTION awareness and compliance
Take PRIDE in your job
Strive to INSPIRE your peers and our customer
Responsible for coordinating product flow to the sales floor
Prioritizes ‘Out of Stock’ merchandise to ensure management and associates are informed upon arrival

Receiver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Receiver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HACCP, WHMIS, H2S, IATA, PIV, HAZMAT, OSHA, TDG, DOT, CDL

Education for Receiver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the receiver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in General Education, Education, Accounting, Business, Performance, Writing, Reading, Associates, Technical, Communication

Skills for Receiver

Desired skills for receiver include:

Proficiency in basic computer skills
Distribution procedures and policies
Store receiving
Applicable Bakco functions and RF systems
Department vendors
Sales management and managing personnel
Nursery products
Shipping/receiving policies

Desired experience for receiver includes:

Develops and maintains an efficient filing system for all relevant paperwork (Purchase Orders (PO's), courier forms, transfer documents, etc)
Responsible for the Return to Vendor (RTV) and Ebay process
Accountable for the input and integrity of appropriate back end paperwork
Ensures that electronic article surveillance (EAS) security tags are placed onto all newly received product as indicated by company policy where required
Alerts management and appropriate home office contacts to any items that are not scanning
Properly secures all assets and physical inventory and follows all loss prevention and key control procedures

Receiver Examples


Receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of receiver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for receiver
  • Performance Bonus Plan
  • RF Scanning Freight
  • Must be detail oriented and have concern for quality
  • Multi duties
  • All employees will get all the training necessary
  • Must be willing to work OT when needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs if need it
  • Checks shipment quantity against bill of lading and inspects condition of cartons and skids, signs as received or completes discrepancies, overage, shortage, damaged
  • Paperwork as necessary
  • Works shipment based on receipt by, separating cartons by title, placing cartons on conveyor, counting and inspecting books, and completing breakdown tickets
Qualifications for receiver
  • Unloads cartons from conveyor line and sorts them onto pallets based on warehouse zones
  • Provide premier cutsomer service to internal partners throughout the facility
  • Cycle count products
  • High School Diploma / GED Certification and/or equivalent related experience
  • Set up, charge, and order all material/equipment needed
  • Receive, inspect, help unload and distribute material

Receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of receiver. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for receiver
  • Checks, inspects, examines and counts all products being unloaded for quality and quantity against Purchase Orders
  • Informs Warehouse management and Merchandising of any discrepancies on purchase orders
  • Makes sure that the drivers are backed up to the proper door and their trailers are secure before unloading begins
  • Documents all overages, shortages and damages
  • Informs Warehouse management and Merchandisers when trucks are late for scheduled appointment times
  • Makes sure that all unwanted product is returned to the truck
  • Ensures that the drivers’ signature is on all paper work
  • Signs all necessary paper work before releasing the truck
  • Cleans dock area as needed
  • Schedule and confirm all receiving appointments
Qualifications for receiver
  • High School Diploma / GED Certification required
  • Forklift (mandatory) and Clamp experience a plus
  • Possesses good independent judgment skills
  • 1 year of receiving experience preferred in a food service environment
  • This position will spend 100% of time standing •Fast pace work environment •Environmental exposure to cold, heat and water •Lift up to 50 pounds •Must be able to understand sanitation directions
  • Able to carry boxes up and down the warehouse ladders, as needed

Receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a receiver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for receiver
  • Verify and adjust product quantities on received product
  • Monitor catch weights, lot numbers, and expiration dates on received product
  • May assist with “will calls” and inventory as needed
  • Assign bin locations
  • Inspect inbound product for accuracy of species, quantity and quality
  • Report all shortages, overages and damages to lead, QC and local buyer
  • Place product received in proper locations/bins
  • Communicates with truck drivers on specific dock location for delivery, follow all SOP and safety procedures
  • Take pictures of inbound damaged product for proper acceptance / disposal
  • Check vendor partners in and out
Qualifications for receiver
  • Able to move wire barrels weighing 200 pounds or more
  • Able to stand on your feet for 8 hours
  • Able to raise arms above head
  • Able to perform repetitive movements with arms and legs
  • Able to differentiate colors
  • Requires walking, bending or twisting, stooping, climbing, reaching, carrying

Receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a receiver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for receiver
  • Enforce and implement our receiving and back door security policies
  • Receives, ships, stores, and distributes product and/or material, within retail location
  • Supervises assigned receiving personnel
  • Assigns work, provides training, guides, and advises associates
  • Conducts associate parcel inspection, maintains security of receiving doors and customer/associate entrance/exit in designated locations
  • Offloads product from tractor-trailer utilizing forklift, pallet jacket, or other company supplied equipment
  • Sorts and places product or items on racks, cold storage or shelves
  • Ensures proper handling of customer special orders
  • Maintains fixture storage area and cleanliness
  • Responds promptly and courteously to customer needs
Qualifications for receiver
  • The ability to type and 10 key by touch
  • Minimum one (1) year work experience in Receiving
  • Minimum one (1) year inspection experience using calipers/micrometers
  • Expert level on excel, using inventory
  • Must have High School Diploma or Genera Education Degree (GED)
  • Moderate knowledge of door types, skins

Receiver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of receiver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for receiver
  • Direct delivery trucks to appropriate drop off locations
  • Unload all incoming materials destined for delivery
  • Inspect incoming items for visual defects
  • Coordinate with purchasing to resolve differences (count issues or incorrect material issues)
  • Operate power equipment to move heavy material (forktrucks, pallet jacks)
  • Accurate data entry of receipts and issues in Epicor
  • Verify item counts and part numbers when coverage is needed
  • Ensure proper stocking locations and material storage
  • Cross train in the shipping/warehouse
  • Audits and verifies all merchandise received to ASN report and confirm the correct number received
Qualifications for receiver
  • Door/customer quality specs and production tickets
  • Knowledge of Masterpack (Internal Software)
  • Daily safety forklift inspections
  • Must be flexible to help Shipping department at all times or other departments
  • Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Store Support department processes and procedures
  • Parts preparation for customer

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