Ocean State Job Lot Lincoln , RI 02865

Posted 1 week ago

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.


  • 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.



Qualified applicant must be able to perform essential duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation. Qualified applicant must be able to set and operate a ticket gun, cut case merchandise, count money, lift merchandise weighing up to 35 pounds, sign merchandise, display product on shelves and on the sales floor up to 6 feet, climb up and down ladders and operate power equipment. Constant standing, walking, bending, and stooping are required throughout the shift. Qualified applicant also must offer flexibility in scheduling to meet business needs. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability necessary to perform these duties.


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

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