Williston - VT Full Time, Part Time 2 months ago
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Retail Operations

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What’s cool about this job

Our Shipping and Receiving Specialists make sure merchandise is safely and properly received and shipped out. Your focus is on executing store shipping/receiving/reverse logistics functions alone or as assigned by Store Management. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Receives vendor and internal shipments
  • Prices, organizes, evaluates or ships customer and product quality returns according to stated REI policies and procedures
  • Identifies opportunities to return product back into inventory that can be restocked and sold in-store
  • Processes and tracks customer mail-outs, inventory transfers, vendor or quality returns in a timely and accurate fashion according to REI procedures
  • Creates the needed flow of merchandise to the selling floor or stock as required
  • Performs recurring cycle counts and audits of targeted inventory as requested
  • Provides warehouse support, stocking or inventory functions as required
  • Follows loss prevention and safety procedures as directed by store leadership
  • Assumes responsibility for other functions as requested such as recycling, trash removal or simple maintenance tasks
  • Assists with sale preparation or damage and Garage Sale set up as requested
Bring your passion and expertise

You’re an effective communicator. You’re a master-mover of merchandise. You thrive in warehouse and shipping/receiving environments. You would be dedicated to quality control and continually seek methods to improve processes and decrease defects. Here are some skills we think make for a great fit for our team:

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds periodically for up to two hours
  • Ability to safely operate power material handling equipment as necessary
  • Basic computer skills which include Outlook email and Microsoft Word
  • Previous experience in a warehouse, retail or shipping/receiving environment (preferred)
  • Detail-orientation in performing accurate transactions
  • Self-motivated and multi-tasks with minimal supervision
  • Proactively meets both internal and external customer needs
  • Effective work methods and consistently meets commitments
  • Uses sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills- clear, concise and positive
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the “100 Best Places to Work” list since the award’s inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Retail Posting Range
$19.58 – $27.24 per hour

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