A Freight Receiver is responsible for ensuring that a store is stocked and ready to be opened daily. They move cargo off of trucks and other transportation vehicles, organize them, and put them where they need to be.
A Receiver may interact with customers, taking their orders, delivering their items, and dealing with issues or any further requests. They are likely to use certain machinery and tools, such as forklifts, and may have to deal with financial transactions and other interactions. They usually have to report daily on their work, sign off on deliveries and receiving shipments, and otherwise assist in key processes.
A person seeking work in this position generally needs to have a high school diploma or a GED and should be physically fit and capable, as the job can entail lifting and moving heavy objects. Basic computer literacy might also be necessary. On average, the Freight Receiver earns $13.13 an hour.