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Warehouse Receiver

Vernon Hills, IL

Order: 4773239
Assignment Employee

Are you an exceptional, experienced Shipping Receiver?


Strategic Labor Solutions (SLS) is looking for a highly professional shipping receivers for a temporary position at our client’s Vernon Hills, IL, location. With THREE convenient Staffing Centers in Aurora, Roselle and Buffalo Grove, IL, we put people to work at some of the area’s top companies.


Title: Inbound Shipments Receiver

Location: Vernon Hills, IL

Hours: Various shifts available



The Receiver performs the functions of unloading trucks and quality control processing of inbound shipments that are coming in from our Vendor Partners.


  • Unloading trucks manually, with a pallet jack or forklift (certification required).

  • Sorting and receiving product which includes sorting by PO, mail, returns and supplies.

  • Accurately counting of products and comparing to vendor packing slips.

  • Accurately signing off for freight coming in from different carriers.

  • Quality control processing using RF scanners/IDS system for all inbound merchandise, including labeling, packaging of various items.

  • Communicating with the Receiving Office to resolve discrepancy Pos.

  • Cutting flaps and removing tops off of boxes.

  • Cube items properly and bundle items together when there are multiple pieces to an item.

  • Housekeeping – placing garbage, boxes, popcorn, bubble wrap in the dumpsters and keeping the area clean at all times.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally and up to 40 lbs. frequently with our without assistance (team lifting is encouraged for items weighing over 50 lbs.).

  • 8 or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying products in combination at any given time.

  • Forklift Drivers must be able to perform 6 or more hours of operating a forklift.

  • Communicate with Receiving Office to resolve discrepancy Pos.

  • Utilize a pallet-jack to move product or skids.

  • Rotate throughout the Receiving Department performing various receiving functions, and may be asked to rotate to other job functions in the warehouse, including cross-department functions, for training and operational purposes.

  • Occasionally assist Stocking with restocking products to the specific areas or locations and the Receiving office with matching office paperwork.

The information in this position description is intended to convey information about the key responsibilities and requirements of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the opportunity. Responsibilities are subject to change.


  • Previous warehouse and/or receiving experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to perform 8 or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying products in combination at any given time.

  • Demonstrated ability to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Accurate counting ability.

  • Excellent organizational skills with critical attention to detail.

  • Solid verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with others.

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment which includes changes in temperature as the weather fluctuates, noise from conveyors and forklifts.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred



Call one of our three convenient staffing center locations to speak with a SLS staffing professional.

  • Aurora: 1 (331) 684-9644

  • Buffalo Grove: 1 (331) 233-3486

  • Roselle: 1 (847) 558-5250


Why Choose Us?

  • Affordable Health Insurance Offered!

  • Simple referral program - earn cash by referring friends and family to SLS., Inc!

  • Attendance Bonuses and bonus bank – earn extra Holiday Pay for perfect attendance!



Strategic Labor Solutions provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other category protected by law.