Receiving Clerk
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We want to hire a competent Receiving Clerk who could receive, inspect and also keep track of the shipments along with raw material and manufactured goods. You will be responsible for unloading the packages and checking the contents to make sure that they match the orders. You must have great attention to detail with fundamental math skills. The objective here is to ensure that we get the right packages and then stock them properly.

If you have great physical stamina to unload shipping along with clerical skills to keep the records up-to-date and follow-up with the suppliers, we certainly would like to see you!


  • Receive the shipments and sign the documents upon receipt

  • Coordinate with the procurement staff to list down the expected package deliveries

  • Unload the shipment from incoming trucks

  • Inspect the package contents to ensure they are not damaged

  • Confirm the number of packages being received according to the invoices and order in terms of quality, quantity and price

  • Contact the shipper or supplier in case of any errors in shipments

  • Ensure the invoices are paid and signed for

  • Label all the deliveries and also allocate them to their destinations

  • Maintain proper records and help in inventory control


  • High school Diploma

  • Proven work experience as a Receiving Clerk

  • Working know-how of computer programs for data entry purposes

  • Experience in operating forklifts

  • Fundamental recording and math abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Sound physical condition

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