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Hy-Vee Food Stores Shipping/Receiving Clerk - Fresh Commissary - Full Time in Ankeny, Iowa

Job Title: Shipping & Receiving Clerk FLSA: Non-Exempt

Location: Commissary Facility – Ankeny, IA Revision Date: 01/2018

General Function

We now have an opening for a shipping/receiving clerk in the Chariton Produce Commissary Facility. The following partial job description explains this position.

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to (Job Title): Group Vice President, Commissaries

Positions that Report to you (Job Title): None

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Schedules appointments for efficient use of labor and timely unloading

  • Preforms truck check-in, matches up bills, records weights and quantities.

  • Print purchase orders and receiving tags. Reconciles purchase orders to receiving documents, makes adjustments as needed for proper payment. Files purchase orders.

  • Keeps supervisors informed about changes with inbound and outbound loads.

  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude.

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Helping with inventory, raw produce and packaging.

  • Unloading trucks with forklift and pallet jack.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically able to perform medium work: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force to move objects.

  • Visual requirements include vision from 20 inches or less to 20 feet or more with or without correction, color vision, field of vision, and depth perception.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing, standing, feeling, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, bending, and repetitive motions


  • Must have the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies orally or in writing

  • Must be able to solve practical problems

  • Must be able to perform simple addition, fraction, and subtraction problems

Working Conditions

The duties of this position are performed in an office and produce warehouse. The Produce Commissary production floor is 39 to 50 degrees.

Equipment/Programs used to Perform Job

Office equipment including telephone, 10-key calculator, copier and fax. Printers, terminals and PC with EXE Inventory Control System, mainframe, spreadsheet software, CB radio and warehouse intercom. Pallet jacks and forklift.


Has daily contact with stores personnel, suppliers/vendors, warehouse/office personnel, and the general public

Minimum Education/Experience Required to Perform Job

High school or equivalent experience. Basic Computer knowledge necessary. Zero to one year similar or related work experience.