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Receiving Clerk

Company: Care-A-Lot Pet Supply
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

We are seeking a Receiving Clerk (Retail) to become part of our team!

The Receiving Clerk assists in unloading delivery trucks and compares received products to packing lists to ensure that deliveries are complete. The Receiving Clerk is responsible to track deliveries and troubleshooting order issues with the Company warehouse. Additionally, the Receiving Clerk processes the return of damaged products to the warehouse and works with our warehouse department to update information related to vendor contracts.

Essential Functions

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

1. Ensure that each guest receives outstanding guest service by providing a guest-friendly environment, including greeting and acknowledging every guest and by maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of guest services.

2. Receive products from vendor deliveries and unload trucks at the loading docks.

3. Compare packing lists to company purchase orders and ensure that the products in each delivery match the packing list.

4. Collaborate with our marketing department to develop a schedule for assembling and displaying manufacturer marketing pieces on the sales floor.

5. Update the product inventory as products are received and added to our inventory.

6. Package products for return to vendors and fill out any Overages, Shortages and Damages (OSDs) paperwork necessary prior to the shipment being picked up.

7. Inspect merchandise for goods integrity.

8. Perform other duties as assigned.

9. Must possess an understanding of OSHA safety rules for warehouse work.

10. Ability to Safely Operate a Forklift within retail environment.


1. Strong computer skills

2. Communication proficiency

3. Organizational skills

4. Technical capacity

5. Mathematical skills

6. Thoroughness

7. Ethical conduct

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

This job operates in a retail environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Working more than 40 hours per week may be required at times. Occasional evening, weekend and holiday work may be required as job duties demand.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED.

Preferred Education and Experience

Some retail experience preferred.

AAP/EEO Statement

Care-A-Lot Pet Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Company Description

Established in 1988 by the Clarke family as a catalog-based supplier of specialty pet items for show-quality dogs, Care-A-Lot has expanded to E-commerce, three retail stores in Virginia and one in North Carolina.

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