Receiving Lumper

General Summary:

Reports to the Receiving Supervisor

Primary Responsibility:

The Lumper role is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the warehouse in a safe and efficient manner. The successful candidate will take instruction and perform all required job duties and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices and Quality standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Palletize product (stack on pallets) according to weight and product type
  • Assist in loading and unloading product from trucks as required
  • Breakdown and separate pallets when they are too high or of mixed product type
  • Run palletized product for storage
  • Communicate with scheduler and receivers for the daily workload.
  • Offload inbound trucks in a timely manner.
  • Examines articles for defects and separate defective product onto pallets for damaged goods
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Constantly looking for ways to improve processes
  • Adjusts quickly and efficiently to changes in work goals
  • Demonstrates a sense of personal urgency and energy to achieving results


Experience and Skills:

  • 1 or more years’ experience in shipping/receiving and/or warehouse environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capable of performing basic math calculations (e.g., addition, subtraction, and division)
  • Experience in using standing riding pallet jacks, walking pallet jacks, etc., as required
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, or sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Continually required to talk or hear and use visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information and use a keyboard
  • Frequently required to lift/push/carry items up to fifty pounds
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)
  • Frequently exposed to loud noise (examples: forklifts, large trucks)
  • Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used: battery powered pallet jacks, hand trucks, lift-gates, and manual dock plates

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job.  Responsibilities are subject to change.