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Become A Receiving Lead

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Working As A Receiving Lead

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Repetitive

  • $30,450

    Average Salary

What Does A Receiving Lead Do At Sears Hometown and Outlet

* Leads the Receiving operations to ensure achievement of business goals in expenses, payroll, inventory shrinkage, and Associate morale
* Assists the Receiving team in moving product throughout the building as needed and supports in the receiving and unloading of merchandise off of trucks and from the Delivery Center
* Adheres to operational processes, utilizing available systems to receive and manage inventories
* Leads Receiving processes in training; assist in action plans to improve performance
* Develops partnership with Sears Logistics Services' (SLS) Distribution Centers and Product Repair Service units
* Takes ownership for full implementation of corporate programs and initiatives on expense management, productivity, and Associate morale, including adherence to operational processes and ensuring performance standards are met
* Ensures that the unit adheres to safety policies and procedures
* Leads receiving of merchandise throughout the unit
* Maintains facilities and housekeeping
* Maintains warehouse/receiving space and offsite storage (if necessary)
* Understands and communicates to Management activities/trends in unit and unique local issues
* Understands the Non
* Sellable Merchandise Criteria and either directly inspects or reviews all incoming merchandise for non-sellable criteria, reporting findings to the Operations Manager immediately
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Receiving Lead Do At Whole Foods Market

* Interview, select, train, coach and counsel Receiving Team Members
* Create a labor schedule to maximize productivity within the needs of the store
* Train and mentor team to ensure system accuracy following all regional/global procedures
* Complete all daily safety checklists and logs as required (ensure all logs are archived in the appropriate binders)
* Supervise Team Member use of all Receiving equipment operation to ensure safety and retrain as necessary
* Follow established food safety guidelines, audits and cleaning/maintenance procedures
* Ensure all orders arrive with a valid Purchase Order (PO)
* Accurately process all orders by 3-way matching purchase order to product received and invoice
* Research all suspended Purchase Orders for accuracy prior to sending to Purchase Order Support
* Keep Team Leaders and Buyers informed of all IRMA discrepancies after orders are processed
* Communicate Open Purchase Orders Report to the Team Leaders and assist in their resolution
* Verify Receiving logs to all Invoices at the end of each day
* Document required follow up items related to LPI audits
* Cross train the Store Receiver(s) on all Lead Receiver duties
* Ensure all email from Accounts Payable Team are responded to in a timely manner
* Review all Regional/Global reports, to identify areas of opportunity and make necessary improvements
* Order Receiving supplies as needed
* In Hawai‘i these processes will also be completed by the Lead Receiver
* Report In
* Transit Inventory every FP
* Allocate freight charges to appropriate teams
* Pay all freight bills in People Soft
* Calculate tax on all mainland product being delivered including internal vendors
* Follow up on all refused loads for credit and/or accruals
* Perform other duties as assigned by Store or Regional Receiving Leadership

What Does A Receiving Lead Do At Volt Information Sciences

* Organizes, distributes and verifies the work of others
* Ensures processing and forwarding of merchandise
* Prepares merchandise to be returned to suppliers or delivered to customers
* Handles all claims and queries with suppliers, freight companies and customs brokers
* Verifies all incoming shipments for correct waybill information and visible damage
* Ensures that merchandise is processed, including labeling and pricing, and forwarded to appropriate sales and storage areas
* Prepares activity report to supervisor regarding the operations of the area
* Prepares and verifies documents related to activities of the shipping department
* Organizes inventory and transfer of stock within the unit
* Other related duties

What Does A Receiving Lead Do At Delta Galil Premium Brands

* Receive, put away & replenish forboutiques & majors
* Assist warehouse supervisor intraining warehouse new hires and current employees on warehouse dept.procedures
* Assist warehouse supervisor to meetdaily assignments
* Coordinate work schedule for 5
* employees
* Follows and coordinates open orderreports with EDI and Customer service teams
* Coordinates EDI daily shipmentschedules
* Verifies paperwork for allacknowledgement orders
* Maintains tools and equipmentmaintenance
* Oversees order preparation including compliancehangers, barcode labels and ticketing
* Report any unsafe work conditions
* Operate power equipment and loadtrucks as needed

What Does A Receiving Lead Do At EMC Precision

* Responsible for accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipment records, product label accuracy, and inventory accuracy.
* Prepares items and delegates tasks to shipping associates for shipments.
* Manages department workflow and priorities
* Primary Duties: Compares identifying information and counts, weights, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records, either paper or computer records.
* Prepares are directs activities to support outgoing and receiving incoming shipments.
* Determines method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates.
* Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
* Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
* Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
* Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
* Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies through routine cycle counts.
* Operate tier-lift truck or use handtruck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area or to load or unload delivery vehicle.
* Schedule preventative maintenance at required intervals.
* Maintains cleanliness of work area utilizing 5S techniques and methods

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How To Become A Receiving Lead

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Receiving Lead Career Paths

Receiving Lead
Operations Manager Plant Manager General Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Technician Service Manager General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Account Manager Sales Manager
Branch Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Manager Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Service Manager Office Manager
Finance Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Lead Warehouse Manager Operations Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Shipping And Receiving Supervisor Production Supervisor Operations Manager
Human Resources Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Specialist Logistics Manager
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Technician Service Technician Service Manager
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Manager Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Forklift Operator Technician
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Technician Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Shipping And Receiving Supervisor Warehouse Supervisor Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager General Manager Account Executive
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Shipping Lead Shipping Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Lead Warehouse Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Shift Leader Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Receiving Lead Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Carrier

  • Portuguese

  • German

  • Turkish

  • Romanian

  • Russian

  • Mandarin

  • Polish

  • Arabic

  • Korean

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Top Receiving Lead Skills

  1. Outgoing Merchandise
  2. Safety Standards
  3. Customer Service
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Processed incoming merchandise and shipped outgoing merchandise.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Resolve any customer service issues in a courteous and timely manner to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Mastered German language based inventory control system.
  • Communicated constantly with the President, VP, Director and buyers for approval on all purchase orders.

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