Freight Flow Associate - Champlain Centre


Open until 7:00pm

Regular Hours

  • Monday - Thursday10:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Friday - Saturday10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Sunday11:00AM - 5:00PM


Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Freight Flow Associate

Ollie's Bargain Outlet


Please call the store if you are interested in the position. 518-310-2687

Position: Freight Flow Associate

Reports To: Team Leaders

Department: Store Operations

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Plan, unload, check in, and support the merchandising of distribution shipments of merchandise.
  •  Receive, verify, and merchandise all direct vendor shipments including rolls of carpet, to the sales floor.
  •  Manage effective freight flow in the receiving area while keeping the area neat and orderly to include dock, exterior of buildings and the maintenance of material handling equipment.
  •  Maintain the safety of the receiving area to include eliminating hazards and maintenance of all equipment.
  •  Adhere to company standards when verifying pricing accuracy of incoming shipments; report errors or shipping discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  •  Prepare STS transfers, GVC returns and any other outbound transfers of merchandise or fixtures.
  •  Confirm the accuracy of all incoming merchandise.
  •  Set up and design merchandise displays.
  •  Ensure that all customer service standards are held to company expectations.
  •  Complete any additional responsibilities and/or duties as assigned.


  •  High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  •  Minimum of six months’ retail experience in a mid-size to large retail service-oriented business.
  •  Ability to work evenings, 3rd shift, weekends, and holidays on a regular basis.
  •  Ability to read, write and speak English.
  •  Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  •  Ability to preserve the confidentiality of information.
  •  Accuracy and attention to detail.
  •  Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks and activities and work within strict timeframes and deadlines.
  •  Outstanding interpersonal and listening skills.
  •  Ability to effectively communicate information and delegate tasks.
  •  Must have a positive attitude and the ability to interact well with customers and associates.

Physical Requirements:

  •  Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  •  Ability to push and pull up to 35 pounds.
  •  Ability to stand for extended periods.
  •  Ability to bend and twist frequently.
  •  Ability to grip, reach, and pinch with arms and hands frequently.
  •  Ability to squat, kneel, balance, and climb occasionally.
  •  Ability to see, hear, and speak regularly.
  •  Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.