• Shipping / Receiving Associate

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
    Entry level
  • Overview

    The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland®, Med-Eng®, ABA®, Second Chance®, VIEVU®, Mustang Survival®, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Protech® Tactical, Defense Technology®, Hatch®, Monadnock®, Identicator® and NIK®. The Safariland Group’s mission, “Together, We Save Lives”, is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

    Atlantic Tactical, United Uniform, and Lawmen’s make up The Safariland Group’s retail and distribution business consisting of 11 retail locations ranging from the Carolina's through New York. Based on our tremendous growth we are adding to our Retail Team and have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Shipping and Receiving to be based at our Buffalo, NY location.



    Responsible for all aspects of product logistics. Ensure accuracy of incoming shipments as well as properly applying product to orders.




    • Inspect Shipping and Receiving area to make sure it is ready for the day
    • Ensure there are ample supplies such as labels, ink, tape, or anything else necessary to complete job functions
    • Make sure dock is clear for any incoming or outgoing packages
    • Process any incoming packages and log incoming packages into daily log
    • Inspect packages for any damage prior to accepting the deliver
    • Verify package contents for accuracy and report discrepancies according to the Overages, Shortages, Misshipment, Misreceival Policy
    • Identify and apply incoming product to any outstanding orders
    • Correctly barcode label stock items and place into the appropriate stock or warehouse location
    • Identify orders that requires embroidery, heat press, or tailoring, and place into the sew shop with a sewing form and a copy of the order
    • Process stock transfers, allocating for orders if necessary
    • Prepare outgoing shipments by packaging and labeling outgoing shipments accordingly
    • Answer emails
    • Address any issues that may arise during the day with incoming or outgoing shipments
    • Prepare daily email stating the shipping and receiving numbers for the day
    • Clean area before leaving for the day
    • Other duties, may include (but not limited to) counting inventory, straightening the store floor, cleaning, and reorganizing store or warehouse


    • In order to avoid backups, be aware of the current status of work in all departments
    • Reports directly to Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager




    • Proficient computer skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Ability to adhere to Company policies and procedures
    • Ability to adhere to Company safety policies and procedures
    • Must be able to present a clean, professional image
    • Must be able to keep work environment clean, presentable, and safe
    • Responsible for entering in daily time keeping requirements
    • Ability to pass criminal background check
    • Must have a record of stability with employment history
    • Must have an 'owners not renters' mentality



    • Minimum of one (1) year related experience
    • Two or more years of metric-binding experience in shipping



    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required



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