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Shipping/Receiving Assistant

Company: Abacus Service Corporation
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for inventory and...

Responsible for inventory and stock replenishment. Ensuring the store and stockroom is full of sellable product at all times. Must be able and willing to follow instructions precisely. Managing the capacity, quality and inventory accuracy of the stockroom, must be detail oriented. Assist in receiving and making sure new merchandise is priced correctly and brought to the sales floor. Check in orders and verify merchandise against a packing slip, invoice and/or Purchase Order. Assist in picking and packing online store orders. Transporting merchandise to assigned areas and shelving textbooks. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. Ability to stand, move and be mobile for an entire shift. Ability to lift, bend, kneel and climb.
Grant funded position
Location of Position: If Remote, please specify address:
244 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02912
Position Classification: Onsite, Hybrid and Remote
What is the reason/justification for this need?
The shipping and receiving department are currently going through a transition. We need experienced support to assist with everyday operations of the shipping and receiving department during this transition.
What is the estimated duration for this business need?
3 months
FLSA: exempt or non-exempt?
What is the desired Start Date?
What is the expected End Date?
What are the daily hours (schedule) for this role? (i.e.: 9-5, 8-5)?
Type of experience needed?
General experience in shipping & receiving software. Knowledge of freight & ground delivery. Has worked previous in a bookstore. Computer experience.
Order fulfillment in general merchandise and textbooks.
Number of years of experience needed?
1-2 years
Minimum education requirement?
High School
Job Responsibilities:
Are there any specific tools the resource will need to know how to use?
Computer, barcode scanner, hand truck, flat bed, pallet jack tape gun and ticketing gun.
What is the ideal personality for someone in this role?
Good communicator and listener. Follows direction well. Someone who is reliable and works well with co-workers. Detail orientated. Strong customer service skills.
Provide the TOP 3 "must have skills?
1. Detailed orientated
2. Knowledge of shipping & receiving programs
3. Follows directions
Which skills are "nice to haves ?
Shipping & receiving experience
Loading dock experience
Stock shelves


Must Have


Brown Bookstore
244 Thayer street
Providence Rhode Island 02906

  • Experience 0 - 99 Years
  • Business Unit
  • Finance & Administration
  • Organization Unit
  • Bookstore
  • Job Site Onsite
  • Job Category Administrative & Office
  • Date Range Jan 30, 2023 - Feb 10, 2023
  • Contract Type Contract Only
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Standard Hours Per Week 40.00
  • Exemption Status
  • Non-Exempt

Keywords: Abacus Service Corporation, Providence , Shipping/Receiving Assistant, Professions , Providence, Rhode Island

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