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Receiving Associate

Colony Hardware Providence, RI
  • Expired: 25 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Colony Hardware is looking for a receiving associate to join our receiving team in Woonsocket, RI. Reporting to the Shift Manager, this position has primary responsibility for receiving incoming merchandise from various sources, performing inventory counts and verifying contents against packing slips. The receiving associate will also be responsible for unloading and unpacking merchandise adhering to all labeling and stocking policies and procedures.

*Hours are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (may vary)

Major Responsibilities:

  • Receives and inspects incoming merchandise to ensure that delivery matches packing slip.
  • Labels merchandise with appropriate stock/inventory control codes.
  • Operates forklift to lift or place merchandise on shelves.
  • Stocks shelves with unpacked items.
  • Performs scheduled cycle counts of product for inventory.
  • Organize and maintain warehouse in an efficient manner.
  • Communicates issues to supervisor for resolution.
  • Ensures that warehouse is kept orderly and clean at end of shift.
  • May be asked occasionally to move company vehicles and motorized equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of prior warehouse experience.
  • Familiarity with scanning equipment preferred.
  • Ability to operate stand up fork lift preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks.
  • Must have customer service mindset when dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Excellent communication skills including speaking, reading and writing in the English language.
  • Proficiency in use of computer.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to stand on concrete floor for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in various climate conditions such as cold, heat, humidity for long periods of time.
  • Ability to crouch, stoop, kneel, crawl and twist for lifting.
  • Ability to safely lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to review and interpret computer images and written documents.
  • Analytical ability including basic math skills.
  • Ability to listen to and interpret customers needs.
  • Communication skills including speaking, reading and writing.

Equipment Used:

  • Computer , keyboard and mouse
  • Telephone and fax
  • Manual and electric pallet jack
  • Bar code scanner
  • Sit down and narrow-aisle reach fork lifts

Additional Comments:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed. Excellent attendance, punctuality and a customer service mindset are mandatory.

Colony Hardware is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, veterans and minorities.

Colony Hardware

Colony Hardware Corporation provides Tools, Equipment, Fasteners, Supplies, Safety Products, as well as Rental and Repair services to commercial construction and industrial accounts throughout the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic States. Colony's goal is to be the largest and the best supplier of these products in the United States and we need smart hard working people to accomplish this goal. In addition, our commitment to quality and service is unmatched. Products are carefully selected for quality, durability and value. At Colony, we understand that in order for our customers to meet their aggressive deadlines, they need to have the materials they want at the right place, at the right time and at the right price. Colony stocks over 25,000 different products from over 750 different manufacturers. Colony continues to fulfill thousands of orders accurately and completely so that our customers and tradespeople can work productively, efficiently and safely. Colony's goal is to be the commercial construction contractors single source of supply in our markets.


Providence, RI