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Receiving Manager

Store | State College, PA | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:               Receiving Manager

Reports To:           Assistant Store Manager

Job Location:        Store Location

FLSA Status:          Hourly Non-Exempt


The primary role of the Receiving Manager is to deliver the merchandise from the delivery truck to the sales floor. The position requires a keen awareness of loss prevention, and a dedicated commitment to the best receiving procedures & practices established by the company. The Receiving Manager will also maintain the receiving area’s cleanliness and appearance. 


  • Commit to company-established receiving practices
  • Receive Purchase Orders and ensure the accuracy of merchandise as product enters the store
  • Check in the Distribution Center trucks and sort product onto rocket carts
  • Aid the Management team in tracking all merchandise                                     
  • Handle store-to-store transfers and UPS transfers
  • Scan and send any daily shorts and invoices to corporate
  • Request backhaul and make sure all pallets are wrapped and truck is loaded
  • Insure dumpster is emptied as needed
  • File all receiving paperwork and fill out Daily Forklift Check list
  • Provide safe environment by keeping work areas clean & organized
  • Use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer
  • Operate forklift, pallet jack, Telxon gun and other retail equipment
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • 1+ years receiving experience preferred
  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Flexibility with hours: ability to work a 40-hour workweek with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates
  • Ability to access and use the in-store computer, scanning system, and wireless handheld unit
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on-boarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training


  • Direct store associates in the Receiving department


  • Good visual acuity
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
  •  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively and professionally with all audiences (in-person or via handheld transceiver)


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.