• Receiver, Hourly

    Job Locations US-CT-Newington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    Davidson Specialty Foods LLC
    Warehouse Operations
  • Company Overview

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    Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.


    Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co. Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Receiver, you will ensure that the correct merchandise is received by the facility free of damage, infestation, and in correct quantities.  


    • Work with Receiving Clerks to verify contents and quantities of incoming shipments
    • Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming shipment
    • Record shipment data into computer system, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and record-keeping purposes
    • Verify absence of rodent/pest activity in all inbound shipments and document any record of activity
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Ability to complete Receiving Certification
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Good math and reading skills
    • Ability to lift heavy objects
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to use pallet jack or forklift


    Physical Requirements: 

    Constant- walking, standing, seeing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying items weighing 20 lbs or less

    Frequent- bending, twisting, feeling, reaching, hearing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying items weighing between 20 and 60lbs and over

    Occasional- carrying and pulling objects over 60 lbs.


    Description of Work Environment

    Temperature of Grocery warehouses can range from 50° to 80° Fahrenheit, a Perishable warehouse can range from 28° to 60° Fahrenheit, and a Freezer warehouse can range from -20° to -10° Fahrenheit.  



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