Receiver 1st Shift


Lithia Springs, GA, US

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  United States

Loads, unloads and moves materials within or near the distribution center by performing the following duties.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Unload incoming shipments from delivery trucks/sea containers
  • Verifies the accuracy of materials being received
  • Inspects shipments for any damage to product
  • Receives and distributes UPS shipments
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, racks and shelves by hand
  • Reads work orders or follows oral instructions to ascertain material to be moved
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, pallets or other containers
  • Replenishes stock in picking locations
  • Help maintain and organize overstock
  • Safely operate lift truck, pallet rider, W.A.V. (work assist vehicle), and/or pallet jack
  • Proper handling of special instructions/orders
  • Clean and maintain receiving area for the health and safety of employees
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May be required to work weekends


Essential Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and routine reports
  • Ability to speak effectively and present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and employees of the operation
  • Basic knowledge of RF scanner application
  • Ability to comprehend work instructions given in English
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus 
  • May be required to work weekends              


Environmental, Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • This position will support Coloplast Manufacturing EHS Goals and Objectives:
  • Enforce all company Environment, Health, and Safety policies.
  • Ensure employees are properly trained.
  • Provide detailed instructions for job performance and explain hazards and safety precautions in assigning employees to a task.
  • Plan the work to be certain that employees, material and equipment are available to perform task safely.
  • Promptly report all incidents in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Conduct effective accident investigations immediately after they occur and implement effective corrective actions to ensure that the accident does not reoccur.
  • Ensure injured employees receive proper first aid and/or medical treatment.
  • Follow-up on all safety related deficiencies to ensure corrective action has been completed.
  • Actively support and promote Environment, Health, and Safety activities within the organization.
  • If this position is assigned any responsibilities associated with our hazardous waste handling, then refer to the document Hazardous Waste Job Description WI-151104 for detailed duties.



Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta