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Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0486
Post Date 11/15/2019
Title Receiving Clerk
City Brooklyn (Georgetown)
State NY
Description Role and Responsibilities:

Fairway Market wants to ensure that all of our customers are receiving the best shopping experience each time they walk into our store. The Receiver is an integral part of the Fairway Market experience. As a Receiver, your passion for assisting others with accurately verifying and handling our products will help assure smooth operations inside the store. The following are role and responsibilities of the Receiver position:

Department-specific Responsibilities

• Follow company procedures to receive and process all store deliveries according to priority.
• Verify invoices and store-to-store transfers to ensure accurate receipt of goods
• Cooperate with vendors to verify package and item counts on all merchandise delivered.
• Operate relevant equipment (U-boats and forklifts) in a safe and proper manner to distribute merchandise to appropriate locations within the store.
• Operate other heavy machinery including balers and compactors in a safe and proper manner.
• Collaborate with Receiving Clerks and Receiving Manager to accurately process purchase orders and resolve any discrepancies such as damaged goods and shortages.
• Maintain cleanliness of the receiving area including the back room and loading docks.

General Responsibilities:

• Proactively engage customers, promote product and sales, build customer relationships, and provide G.R.E.A.T. customer service that encourage customer loyalty and add value to the Fairway brand
• Work collaboratively with fellow employees and managers and recognize teamwork and diversity throughout the store to resolve conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner.
• Maintain a strong time and attendance record to ensure the smooth flow of departmental operations
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment by practicing high standards of food and human safety and sanitation techniques provided by Fairway work rules and policies and Health Department Regulations
• Replenish department supplies frequently to ensure efficiency of workflow and employee job tasks
• Adhere to all department-related and company-related work rules and policies while upholding Fairway’s core values of integrity, respect and excellence
• Perform miscellaneous roles assigned by management that would help the team on an as-needed basis
• Recognize and seek opportunities for continuous learning and supply feedback to management to help improve operations
Requirements Skills and Qualifications:
Candidates who apply for the Receiver position must possess the following skills:
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Strong Customer Service skills and ability to interact with other people and participate actively in department and staff meetings.
• Strong teamwork and diversity awareness and ability to recognize and welcome differences among people and resolve conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner.
• Organizational and time management skills and ability to prioritize requests and department activities.
Skills and Qualifications:

Candidates who apply for the Receiver position must possess the following skills:
• Clean Driver License record
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Strong Customer Service skills and ability to interact with other people and participate actively in department and staff meetings.
• Strong teamwork and diversity awareness and ability to recognize and welcome differences among people and resolve conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner.
• Organizational and time management skills and ability to prioritize requests and department activities.
• Problem-solving skills to effectively assist customers in a wide range of different interactions
• Meet physical demands required for the position.
• Effective communication skills and ability to read, write and comprehend English
• Availability to work weekends, holidays, and other prime times of the business.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
• Continuous interaction with vendors and coworkers in a fast-paced work environment.
• Exposure to various food allergens throughout the store.
• Frequent motions such as standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, bending, lifting, and reaching.
• Lifting up to 50lbs. and pushing and pulling carts up to 100lbs.
• Standing and walking for 4-6 hours at a time.
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