Warehouse Receiving Associate

Golden Lighting Tallahassee , FL 32301

Posted 3 weeks ago

Full-Time Warehouse Receiving Associate

Golden Lighting, Inc. is an established and growing distribution company headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, and were looking for a self-motivated and hard-working Warehouse Receiving Clerk to join our team. We pride ourselves on delivering our residential lighting products with unmatched customer service and accuracy, and our talented warehouse/logistics team is one of the key reasons for our continued success. The responsibilities for this position include offloading inbound container shipments, placing products in appropriate warehouse bins, performing cycles counts on the inventory, and maintaining overall organization within the warehouse. The work involved is very strenuous, so please only apply if you're OK with this requirement and enjoy physical labor. This position also requires someone who is detail oriented, organized, precise, and systematic. The start date for this position would be immediate, and the starting wage is $14/hour. Overtime may be available when things get really busy, but it's not necessarily guaranteed. If youre interested, please read on!

As a Warehouse Receiving Associate, your duties will include:

  • Preparing for everything related to unloading boxes and products from shipping containers
  • Collaborating with the supply chain and warehouse staff about expected container deliveries
  • Planning warehouse bin locations prior to a containers arrival
  • Keeping an accurate inventory count of items that are unloaded from containers
  • Ensuring quantities on packing lists are what are actually received in the warehouse
  • Maintaining good records of inventory discrepancies and damaged products received
  • Putting up excess stock from container deliveries
  • Participating in weekly cycle counts to ensure accurate inventory numbers and reporting any errors
  • Fulfilling orders and picking correct inventory to ship out using an RF Scanner
  • Ensuring productivity targets are met (e.g. complete receiving of containers within 2 hours, 24-hour shipping turnaround, and less than a 1% shipping error rate)
  • Getting dimensions for LTL shipments to ensure proper billing
  • Wrapping and weighing pallets for proper shipping
  • Assisting with putting together assembly items for shipping
  • Serving as back up for our RGA and Parts Departments
  • Monitoring work load to ensure proper delivery expectations and notifying management when work load is too heavy
  • Cross-training in all warehouse departments
  • Maintaining a clean house daily to ensure safe and organized working conditions
  • Assisting the Warehouse Manager as needed


This job might be for you if you:

  • Are strong, have endurance, and enjoy rigorous physical activity
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Are self-motivated and have a strong work ethic
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Enjoy planning and organizing
  • Are proficient in basic math (for calculating and recording inventory)
  • Know how to operate a computer and are comfortable using different technology (e.g. scanners)
  • Like taking initiative
  • See something that needs to be done and you get it done without being asked
  • Are not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Are comfortable communicating with colleagues verbally and through email
  • Have previous inventory management, warehousing, order fulfillment, or receiving experience
  • Enjoy tasks that include shipping, receiving, stocking, and picking/packing
  • Have great problem-solving skills
  • Can successfully pass a background check and drug screening

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Regularly is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Frequently climbs and balances on mobile stairways
  • Regularly operates lift trucks of all kinds
  • Regularly lifts and/or moves up to ten pounds, frequently lifts and/or moves up to fifty pounds, and occasionally lifts and/or move more than one hundred pounds (with partner help)
  • Work is performed in a warehouse environment where temperature is affected by the outside temperature and can range from 30 degrees in the winter to over 100 degrees in the summer


Here at Golden Lighting, we understand that highly satisfied employees are key to a thriving business. This is why we offer:

  • A workplace culture that supports collaboration, teamwork, and professional growth
  • Competitive pay (starting at $14/hour for this position)
  • 14 days per year of PTO (paid time off) that increases with tenure
  • 9 paid holidays, including 2 days for Thanksgiving and 2 days for Christmas
  • Exceptional benefits like health, dental, vision, and life insurance (all of these become available after employees pass their 90-day probationary period)
  • Matching contributions to a 401k retirement account (after completion of 12 months of employment)
  • Numerous off-site and team-building activities

If you think youd be a good fit, wed love to see you apply!

When applying, please upload your resume and a cover letter that includes contact information (email addresses or phone numbers) for three professional references.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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