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Warehouse Associate Receiving I

Primary Location Blythewood, South Carolina Job ID R101619 Apply

Job Summary

The Warehouse Receiving Associate strives to exceed customer expectations by ensuring orders are available, accurate, salable and received in a timely manner. 

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.


  • Unloads, inspects, counts, and signs for inbound packages and skids from carriers;

  • Sorts skids and/or packages by business unit

  • Utilize a pack slip or printout of the purchase order that corresponds to the product received;

  • Matches product received to purchase order/pack slip and enters quantity into computer, or scans product received;

  • Enters accurate information into computer system

  • Places product in appropriate container, cart, pallet or skid

  • Brings product to staging area for put away;

  • Identifies non-conformances (i.e. item count, product description, product damage, etc.) and forwards to Overpayment & Damage Clerk (OS&D)

Bulk Receiving

  • Assesses accuracy and integrity of all incoming palletized shipments (package count, damage and correct address), print Purchase Order, identifies all items against purchase order

  • Accurately and efficiently enters all receiving transactions into the computerized inventory systems

  • Identifies and corrects inventory errors.  Alerts the OS&D to any irregularities in the product inventory (i.e. count and location errors, product shortages and product damage)


  • Authenticate all products and drugs received at the fulfillment center

  • Contact the vendor and verifies the product received and was processed with lot number generated from. This process must be performed for every Pedigree drug

  • Collect paperwork from the vendors that verifies they also authenticated the of custody of the drug


Additional Functions

In addition to the essential functions listed above, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions

  • Transacting all business in accordance to Patterson Companies business code of ethics and conduct

  • Align with Patterson Companies Purpose, Vision and Values statement

  • Using assigned warehouse equipment/machinery to perform assigned job

  • Meeting/exceeding assigned performance metrics and KPIs

  • Helping maintain an organized, clean and safe warehouse

  • Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.

  • Performing all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures, with safety and regulatory compliance.

  • As assigned.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred

  • Proficient and accurate PC/keyboarding skills. Familiar with MS Office Productivity Suite (Excel, Word) and email

  • Ability to read, write and count

  • Comprehensive problem-solving skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and productivity goals.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

Travel and On-Call

  • This position requires no travel per week in a local area.

  • For this position being on-call is not required.


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