Receiving Clerk, North Ft. Lewis, WA

Organization: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Posted: 2020/10/02

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing social enterprise, with over 60 years of experience in precision machining, that is committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on producing an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program. The Lighthouse offers Contract Management Support closeout services for commercial, federal, and military customers. We also run a Contact Center, which places and receives inbound and outbound calls for a large span of assorted clients. Lastly, we operate eight AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) up and down the west coast that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged to apply for the below position.
National Industries for the Blind in accordance with the Javits Wagner O'Day Act under the AbilityOne program requires us to certify that a certain percentage of our direct labor is performed by individuals that are blind. This position is giving hiring preference to people who are legally blind under federal law. Must be able to provide a physician’s statement of legal blindness.

Summary:

Responsible for performing warehouse and inventory duties at a Base Supply Center (BSC). Receives, inspects, verifies, labels, and prepares merchandise for sale. Loads and unloads truck for delivery. Supports customer service, merchandising, facility maintenance, and cashiering when needed.

Responsibilities:

Receive merchandise, verify quantities, sign for delivery, and record receipt of merchandise on delivery log.
Inspect product, verify product description and quantities against purchase order and pack slip. Create missing pack slip, when not accompanied with shipment.
Assure product is in undamaged and in sellable retail packaging.
Documents on pack slip any damaged merchandise, missed-shipped items or any other problems and take required action to solve the problem with shipper or vendor.
Update quantities in computer system to accept receipt of merchandise.
Date and sign pack slip and file with daily receiving log.
Break packages down into sellable units of measure.
Correctly identify and assign bar codes into the item record.
Prepare backordered items for shipment or pickup as indicated and place stock items in designated area.
Run daily reports.
Operates forklift and pallet jack and responsible for unloading freight.
May pack customer purchases in bags or boxes and assist with loading in customer vehicle.
Depending on location deliver orders to customers in company vehicle while follows any guidelines, procedures or restrictions based on store policy.
Performs routine inspections on forklift and pallet jack and schedules maintenance or repairs as needed.
May prepare monthly reports that track vehicle condition, mileage and expenses.
Ability to identify problems; provide corrective actions and solutions for routine issues.
Represents Lighthouse and AbilityOne in a positive manner and maintains professional appearance.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Receive merchandise, verify quantities, sign for delivery, and record receipt of merchandise on delivery log.
Inspect product, verify product description and quantities against purchase order and pack slip. Create missing pack slip, when not accompanied with shipment.
Assure product is in undamaged and in sellable retail packaging.
Documents on pack slip any damaged merchandise, missed-shipped items or any other problems and take required action to solve the problem with shipper or vendor.
Update quantities in computer system to accept receipt of merchandise.
Date and sign pack slip and file with daily receiving log.
Break packages down into sellable units of measure.
Correctly identify and assign bar codes into the item record.
Prepare backordered items for shipment or pickup as indicated and place stock items in designated area.
Run daily reports.
Operates forklift and pallet jack and responsible for unloading freight.
May pack customer purchases in bags or boxes and assist with loading in customer vehicle.
Depending on location deliver orders to customers in company vehicle while follows any guidelines, procedures or restrictions based on store policy.
Performs routine inspections on forklift and pallet jack and schedules maintenance or repairs as needed.
May prepare monthly reports that track vehicle condition, mileage and expenses.
Ability to identify problems; provide corrective actions and solutions for routine issues.
Represents Lighthouse and AbilityOne in a positive manner and maintains professional appearance.
Other duties as assigned.

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color. National origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.

FEDERAL CONTRACTOR
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document forms upon hire.

To submit an application for this position or for more information about the Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. please visit www.lhblind.org/jobs

Contact:

Name: Shawn Dobbs

Phone Number:

E-mail:sdobbs@lhblind.org

URL: www.lhblind.org/jobs