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Become A Warehouse Receiving

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Working As A Warehouse Receiving

  • 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 Warehouse Receiving Do At Elliott Electric Supply

* Receive inventory coming into the building by vendors, customers, or other locations accurately and promptly, notating any and all damages on the Bill of Lading.
* Verify part number as well as the quantity and description of inventory received by checking merchandise against the Packing Slip.
* Examine incoming shipments and appropriately report/record any damages or discrepancies on Packing Slip and Receiving Exception Report.
* Stock material in proper bin locations, marking all overstock box(es)/pallet(s) with item and quantity so inventory is easily identified from the floor.
* Rotate stock to ensure any aged material is towards the front of the shelves.
* Maintain neat and orderly work areas, keeping the Receiving area, warehouse aisles and walkways free of debris to ensure a safe working environment.
* Operate a forklift safely to move inventory through facility as required.
* Assist in any and all warehouse duties on an as-needed basis

What Does A Warehouse Receiving Do At The Hershey Company

* Operate a forklift and assist with incoming merchandise, input via RF devices, verify accuracy of shipments and retail price information before moving to the sales floor
* Perform order fulfillment, application of retail & barcode tickets, cycle counts, bin maintenance
* Perform basic warehouse cleanup to include cardboard collection
* Follow quality control standards, safety regulations & standard operational procedures
* Drive company vehicle as needed
* Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
* Must be at least 18 years of age
* Must maintain a neat appearance and adhere to the uniform standards
* Must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds for up to 3 hours at the start of the shift and then lifting of various weights for the remainder of the shift
* Must be able to walk or stand for 5
* hours
* This job requires repetitive tasks which may require repetitive pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, and twisting
* May involve overhead work and heights
* Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
* Requires ability to use RF scanners for inventory control
* Requires ability to use the computer to complete inventory inquiries and data entry processes.
* Must possess above average math and organizational skills and good attention to detail
* Must have exceptional communication skills and ability to function effectively as part of a team
* Must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently

What Does A Warehouse Receiving Do At Kelly Services

* Safely and accurately manage the receiving and order fulfillment (pick/pack, ship) of parts in a manufacturing, warehouse and/or distribution center location.
* Accurately maintain system transactions and paperwork that validate the processing and disposition of material though the company warehouse management system.
* Complete records, logs, manifests, time sheets and other pertinent documentation to support the jobs function.
* Maintain a safe work environment and good housekeeping by following established safety procedures.
* Maintain required quality and production levels.
* Refer issues and problems to the lead or manager for the area as necessary.
* Hours: 1st shift 7:00
* pm / 2nd shift: 2:00pm to 10:30pm
* Location: Southern Pines NC
* Pay :$11
* per hour

What Does A Warehouse Receiving Do At Sysco Corp

* Review license plates and paper work from driver.
* Instructs unloading as to proper pallet size, ti and hi of each item.
* Counts unloaded product, verifies pack size, item description, expiration dates.
* Accurately tag each pallet received.
* Totals worksheet and matches with carrier bills; signs, dates and circles total cases.
* Signs, dates and returns worksheets for Accounts Payable.
* Works with Merchandisers when there are discrepancies in the products and worksheets.
* Inspects products for damage and food safety.
* Inspects packaging to ensure product meets SYSCO specs.
* Follow HACCP guidelines for all fresh fish and shellfish products.
* Operates industrial equipment in a safe manner and brings to supervisor’s attention any unsafe conditions.
* Maintains a neat appearance and good manners at all times while on the job.
* Helps maintain sanitary conditions in the warehouse.
* Performs other functions in the warehouse as assigned by the supervisor

What Does A Warehouse Receiving Do At National Oilwell Varco

* Inventory Control/Material Movement
* Assists with inventory control by performing regular cycle counts.
* Accurately executes pick lists according to the prescribed procedure and records the documentation of such movements.
* Performs all necessary transactions in the ERP for materials being issued from or returned to the warehouse.
* Safely transports items to the production floor as needed.
* Notifies supervisor of discrepancies in condition of components prior to transfer.
* Organizes material in warehouse controlled inventory locations and ensures that items are properly labeled per procedure.
* Performs transactions in the ERP to maintain inventory accuracy as needed (stock moves) and from one lot to another (reallocations).
* Shipping
* Works with engineering and sales to expedite the process of returning items to vendors for repair or modification
* Works with sales team to expedite the process of getting orders shipped on time.
* Picks and packs materials in suitable containers for shipment.
* Accurately performs necessary shipping transactions in the ERP.
* Creates shipment BOL’s for domestic shipments using UPS, Fed Ex, etc.
* Submits all outgoing BOL’s to the Warehouse Shipping Supervisor for review by the end of the day.
* Receiving
* Safely unloads materials being delivered to facility off of trucks via forklift or other appropriate means.
* Thoroughly inspects received parcel and freight packages for damage when they are delivered.
* Notes any damage and communicates to delivery personnel and supervisor prior to them leaving the facility.
* Reconciles all received materials and parts by comparing quantities and part numbers physically counted to the vendor’s packing documents as well as to the Rolligon Purchase Order.
* Notifies purchaser immediately upon the discovery of any discrepancy, and notes the discrepancy on the receiving documents.
* Receives items returned by customers according to proper procedure.
* Preps received material for storage in their stock location.
* If necessary, delivers received parts to the shop floor per instructions given on the purchase order.
* Accurately receives incoming materials to appropriate location and lot in the ERP and ensures that all items are properly labeled per procedure.
* Works with supervisor and buyer to resolve inventory receipt and distribution issues.
* Places all receivers to be forwarded to accounting department in the proper location for review by the Warehouse Receiving Supervisor.
* Work Behavior/Policies·
* Consistently attends work per assigned schedule.
* Maintains positive attitude and company image.
* Keeps work place clean and orderly and polices warehouse for individuals who do not belong there and/or loitering.
* Works in an efficient and timely manner.
* Works in a safe manner, consistently follows all HSE policies and procedures, identifies and corrects unsafe practices by others.
* Shows the ability to help train less experienced warehouse assistants in their job duties.
* Displays the initiative to resolve issues

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How To Become A Warehouse Receiving

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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Warehouse Receiving Career Paths

Warehouse Receiving
Warehouse Manager General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Dispatcher Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Order Picker Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Supervisor Foreman
General Contractor
6 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Technician Service Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Order Picker Material Handler Production Supervisor
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver 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
Forklift Operator Technician Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Driver Dispatcher Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Technician Quality Control Inspector
Quality Control Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Security Officer Account Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Order Selector Shipping Clerk Shipping Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Driver Delivery Driver Operations Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Order Selector Quality Control Inspector Production Manager
Traffic Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Warehouse Receiving 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

  • Swedish

  • German

  • Japanese

  • Venetian

  • Carrier

  • Tagalog

  • Dakota

  • Polish

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Top Skills for A Warehouse Receiving


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Top Warehouse Receiving Skills

  1. Stock Merchandise
  2. Electric Pallet Jack
  3. Delivery Trucks
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Run register on retail side, stock merchandise keep store clean for customers.
  • Order picker, reach truck and also the electric pallet jack.
  • Loaded and unload delivery trucks and physically counted inventory as requested.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Used propane forklift to load trailer at the warehouse.

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