Yankee Candle Receiver 5th Shift (12 Hour Days) in Whately, Massachusetts

WHATELY Receiver 5th Shift (12 Hour Days) HOURS: 5th Shift, 5:45am - 6:00pm (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off) Job Summary: This position is responsible for performing a variety of highly manual operations to expected productivity standards in support of the receiving functions in the Receiving Department, primarily at YCI. Position will include: receiving; wax receiving; material and stock handling; unloading and moving incoming shipments/deliveries; recording discrepancies; visually inspecting items for damage; checking, counting and comparing quantities received against freight bills and purchase orders; working with the Radio Frequency corporate inventory and performing scanning/checking functions; powered equipment operation and similar other duties in support of the Receiving and Stockhandling departments (primarily YCP). Minimum Requirements: * Willingness and ability to operate various types of powered equipment, (i.e. turret, pacer, rider jack, reach truck, etc.), hand trucks, and related manual equipment. * Knowledge and awareness of warehousing guidelines, and/ or safe storage techniques preferred. * Ability to exert physical effort for weights up to and over 40 lbs. Safety awareness and thorough knowledge of lifting procedures is also required. * Strong attention to detail including speed and accuracy in counting and checking. * Ability to read and write in the English language, and knowledge of basic arithmetic is needed. * Familiarity with freight terms and abbreviations, various forms such as freight bills, purchase orders, transfer sheets, and/or similar documents would be a plus. * Computer experience needed. Word and Excel preferred. Experience with Oracle warehouse management system a plus. * Ability to work independently or as a team member in a busy manufacturing/warehouse environment. * Flexibility to work at YCM, YDC and YCI as operationally needed. Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need.