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Receiving Clerk

Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Lovejoy, a company in the Timken family of brands, is hiring a Receiving Clerk.


The Receiving Clerk performs receiving tasks, including receiving and unloading items, verifying shipment condition, counting goods received, identifying products and applying proper EHS labels if required, proper labeling if incoming product from vendors, processing RGA’s and keeping computer records.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives and unloads vendor shipments

  • Reviews shipping information and confirms shipments are correct, including contents and quantities

  • Inspects shipments for damage or defects

  • Operates forklifts, carts, and other equipment

  • Communicates with drivers, vendors, and purchasing staff

  • Applies EHS required chemical labels

  • Processes RGA receipts and moves them on to the quality department.

  • Documents, Reworks and relabels customer annual returns and returns to stock

  • Communicates with other department when key shipments have arrived

  • Maintains computer records of received items.

  • Maintain an orderly dock area

  • Maintain a good working relationship with the carriers and their drivers.

  • Assist the Quality department with receiving inspection.

  • Put raw material in stocking locations.   (Example: steel bar and forgings)

  • Picks and packs when the receiving work is complete or as needed by supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Ability to read and write English and use basic math is required

  • Good verbal communication skills

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with receiving is preferred

  • Experienced forklift truck operator must obtain Lovejoy license in 15 days

  • Experience with an ERP system.  SAP is preferred.

  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented

  • Team oriented

  • Good organization skills

  • Good time management skills




All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.




The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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