Receiving Clerk

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Performs work according to released methods 100% of the time
  • Follows safe working practices and notifies any supervisory personnel or safety team member if an unsafe condition is observed
  • Achieves efficiency targets
  • Produces product to established quality standards and notifies direct supervisor if bad product is found
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior with all employees
  • Operates with a sense of urgency when required
  • Pulls parts as needed for assemble, follow and maintain accuracy of all inventory procedures
  • Understands and follows employee handbook
  • Participates in SQCB Board meetings as scheduled
  • Understands and knows where the Material Safety Data Sheets are located
  • Fills out daily labor cards correctly, completely and timely
  • Fills out quality forms correctly, completely and timely
  • Is present and punctual according to work schedules
  • Is able to develop multiple skills for multiple cells as needed
  • Maintain all surrounding areas for cleanliness, orderliness and organization per established 5S practices
  • Discusses all questions and concerns with direct supervisor
  • Moves materials and items from receiving and production areas to storage and to other designated areas
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermines sequences, such as, size, type, style or product code
  • Marks materials with identifying information
  • Records amounts of materials or items distributed
  • Interfaces with other departments to ensure customer order deadlines are met
  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records
  • Applies shrink wrap and banding and selects preassembled containers
  • Inserts items into containers
  • Examines incoming shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications and confirms delivery by date stamp packaging slip and signing bill of lading
  • Maintains inventory or receiving materials and supplies
  • Completes all Material Requisition forms for the received purchased goods to stock and generate the receiving ticket
  • Forwards all packing slips along with a copy of the receiving report to the accounting and quality departments
  • Data entry of completed manufacturing orders and material requisitions into system correctly, completely and in the prescribed time frame




  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • To add, subtract, multiply and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • To safely and properly operate various material handling equipment
  • One to three months of related experience or training
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs


Western offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates may submit a resume (MUST include salary requirements) by email to, by fax at 440-871-1279, by mail or in person at: 33672 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon Lake, OH 44012 or 875 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145.  No phone calls, please. DRUG FREE/EOE