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Receiver (4AM)at CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Shipping - Receiving
Date Posted 
Aug 30, 2022
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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Are you seeking a new opportunity with a growing company? You as the Receiver performs the functions of unloading trucks and quality control of inbound shipments that are coming from our Vendor Partners.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • 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 fix any issues.
  • 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.).
  • 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.

  • Shown ability to perform 8 or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying products in combination at any given time.
  • Confirmed ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Accurate counting ability.
  • Excellent organizational skills with critical attention to detail.
  • Solid verbal interpersonal 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift certification.
  • Previous warehouse and/or receiving experience
COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.
CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.
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