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Warehouse Checking and Receiving Clerk

Are you looking for an exciting warehouse position with competitive pay, excellent benefits and a generous PTO plan? Join Pentagon Freight Service and enjoy a safe work environment and an amazing team of warehouse professionals.


  • USA


  • Houston


04 Aug 2022


  • Warehouse

Job level



Full Time





Role Overview

The Warehouse Checking and Receiving Clerk is an inventory support position responsible for offloading incoming cargo from delivery drivers and confirming quantity and quality of inbound cargo into the warehouse. This position requires a candidate with strong attention to detail and accurate data transferring skills. This position works in a non-climate-controlled warehouse setting and reports to the Receiving and Checking Supervisor.

The Warehouse Checking and Receiving Operator is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Work closely and interchange between the checking and receiving job functions.
  • Report any discrepancies with the warehouse receipt to the appropriate Export Agent and/ or Supervisor. Discrepancies including; overages, shortages and damages (OS&D’s).
  • Unload cargo from container with 30,000lb lift truck (forklift)
  • Upon completion of the inventory process, locate materials within the warehouse using the handheld scanners.
  • Ensure documents are complete and accurate in a timely manner.
  • Prioritize workload based on hot shipments and receipt date.
  • Back-up front and back guard attendees when required.

What we’re looking for

Qualifications / Licenses

  • Forklift Certification
  • Able to wear all PPE as required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience working in a similar role within a warehouse setting

Working Conditions/ Physical Demands

  • Tolerant and able to work in various weather conditions including temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit and below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Regularly required to move objects exceeding 40lbs, including push, pull, lift and reach.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, climb, and bend at the waist for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities required include close-up vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Pentagon Freight Services is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status


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