Job Description



A team atmosphere throughout the company has become a Cavender’s tradition. Cavender’s is a tightly staffed “lean and Mean” organization, with everyone pitching in when needed, regardless of rank or job function.


Receivers are responsible for all back room operations. Receivers must be knowledgeable of all back room policies and procedures to properly manage all incoming and outgoing freight shipments and product. Receivers must receive product in a timely manner and work with a high level of accuracy and speed. Receivers must work closely with all departments to ensure all product is merchandised neatly as per the company expectations.


  • Receive and stock merchandise accurately to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Receive and process each electronic purchase order accurately (identify and match orders by vendor, style, size, dimension and quantity) to vendor packing slips, notating any and all discrepancies.
  • Receive and process each electronic transfer “IN” document accurately (identify and match each item by style, size, dimension and quantity) to received transfer “OUT” document, notating any and all discrepancies.
  • Properly load bar code ticket printer and perform weekly preventative maintenance on the printer.
  • Print tags from ticket printer on each document type, to include miscellaneous bar code printing.
  • Properly tag merchandise with the appropriate tools and supplies.
  • Inspect footwear for defects and confirm each is properly mated.
  • Proper placement of mates labels.
  • Properly file and manage all paperwork.
  • Properly maintain and manage back stock merchandise movement.
  • Process, maintain and manage return to vendor and non-returnable merchandise.
  • Properly handle return to stock merchandise.
  • Receive and manage special order merchandise.
  • Maintain a clean and organized back room at all times.
  • Maintain and manage the flow and filing of all required documents.
  • Properly report receiving, shipping and/or system problems to the proper authorities.
  • Properly train and delegate all aforementioned areas to stockers.
  • Perform all other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Work with supervisors to understand all actions needed to impact the desire goals set by the company. (i.e. Web order completion rate)
  • In the event you are required to help customers on the sales floor:
  • Ensure you deliver the B.E.S.T customer service. (Be inviting: ensure your building and staff looks great. Exceed expectations: be the expert and train your staff to be knowledgeable.
  • Suggestive selling: be aware of all sales and ensure you help each guest find what they are looking for. Thank and invite: ensure we tell each guest how much we appreciate them for picking Cavender’s.