Job Details

Receiving Specialist- Distribution Center

Columbia Sportswear Company

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 06/14/2019

Columbia Sportswear Company is a portfolio of Brands for active lives. From our flagship Columbia Brand to Mountain Hardwear, prAna and even the SOREL Brand….we are all about making products that get people closer to their passions.

So if you have a passion for all things active, we might have the right role for you. If you crave adventure, innovation, quality and – best of all – fun, this is where you belong. If you’re already reaching for your resume – good. Apply for a career with Columbia Sportswear Company today.


•Enter data from packing lists of received goods into PkMS.

•Requires running confirmed receipt reports off of PkMS, reconciling information to packing lists and arranging daily batches to be sent to JDE.

•Train members of other Distribution Center departments in procedures for creating receipts. Includes information on decision making process required to determine if a receipt needs to be created.

•Provide other departments in the Distribution Center with information related to incoming and received freight. Maintain/update receiving logs and container logs on a daily basis.

•If necessary, oversee off-site storage procedures by maintaining/updating an Excel spreadsheet, which tracks all pallet loads sent off-site for storage. Track SKU, quantity of product, storage fees and related freight costs. Requires incumbent to follow established procedures for pulling and staging pallet loads.

•Maintain accuracy and attention to detail while using distribution center computer system.

•Maintain positive open lines of communication with all Columbia Sportswear management, staff and other departments in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operation of the organization.

•Ability to cope with a stressful work environment and cordially interact with coworkers to accomplish common tasks.


•High school education or equivalent

•A minimum of 5 years experience required

•At least one year’s experience working with spreadsheet and word processing applications.

•Previous experience in inventory control or data entry preferred.

•Must possess good organizational and interpersonal skills

•Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

•Attention to detail and ability to count accurately required

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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