Now Hiring! Full-Time Shipping & Receiving Associate - $16.00/Hour - Oakbrook Terrace

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc)

Oakbrook Terrace Illinois

0 year(s)

Job Description
Now Hiring! Full-Time Shipping & Receiving Associate - $16.00/Hour - Oakbrook Terrace



Posted Date: Nov- 7-2021

Job ID: 22245

Job Function: Retail Operations

City: Oakbrook Terrace

State: Illinois

Store: Oakbrook Terrace

Remote Eligible: No

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What's cool about this job

Our Shipping and Receiving Specialists make sure merchandise is safely and properly received and shipped out. Your focus is on executing store shipping/receiving/reverse logistics functions alone or as assigned by Store Management. Specific responsibilities include:

Receives vendor and internal shipments

Prices, organizes, evaluates or ships customer and product quality returns according to stated REI policies and procedures

Identifies opportunities to return product back into inventory that can be restocked and sold in-store

Processes and tracks customer mail-outs, inventory transfers, vendor or quality returns in a timely and accurate fashion according to REI procedures

Creates the needed flow of merchandise to the selling floor or stock as required

Performs recurring cycle counts and audits of targeted inventory as requested

Provides warehouse support, stocking or inventory functions as required

Follows loss prevention and safety procedures as directed by store leadership

Assumes responsibility for other functions as requested such as recycling, trash removal or simple maintenance tasks

Assists with sale preparation or damage and Garage Sale set up as requested

Bring your passion and expertise

You’re an effective communicator. You’re a master-mover of merchandise. You thrive in warehouse and shipping/receiving environments. You would be dedicated to quality control and continually seek methods to improve processes and decrease defects. Here are some skills we think make for a great fit for our team:

Ability to lift up to 35 pounds periodically for up to two hours

Ability to safely operate power material handling equipment as necessary

Basic computer skills which include Outlook email and Microsoft Word

Previous experience in a warehouse, retail or shipping/receiving environment (preferred)

Detail-orientation in performing accurate transactions

Self-motivated and multi-tasks with minimal supervision

Proactively meets both internal and external customer needs

Effective work methods and consistently meets commitments

Uses sound judgment and decision-making skills

Effective communication skills-- clear, concise and positive

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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