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Patterson Companies, Inc. Warehouse Receiving Associate I (Mon-Fri) in Kent, Washington

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.

One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Warehouse Receiving Associate strives to exceed customer expectations by ensuring orders are available, accurate, salable and received in a timely manner.

$18.27/Hr Starting Wage

Mon-Fri, 9:00-5:30

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.


  • Unloads, inspects, counts, and signs for inbound packages and skids from carriers

  • Sorts skids and/or packages by business unit

  • Utilize a pack slip or printout of the purchase order that corresponds to the product received

  • Matches product received to purchase order/pack slip and enters quantity into computer, or scans product received

  • Enters accurate information into computer system

  • Places product in appropriate container, cart, pallet or skid

  • Brings product to staging area for put away;

  • Identifies non-conformances (i.e. item count, product description, product damage, etc.) and forwards to Overpayment & Damage Clerk (OS&D)

Bulk Receiving

  • Assesses accuracy and integrity of all incoming palletized shipments (package count, damage and correct address), print Purchase Order, identifies all items against purchase order

  • Accurately and efficiently enters all receiving transactions into the computerized inventory systems

  • Identifies and corrects inventory errors. Alerts the OS&D to any irregularities in the product inventory (i.e. count and location errors, product shortages and product damage)


  • Authenticate all products and drugs received at the fulfillment center

  • Contact the vendor and verifies the product received and was processed with lot number generated from. This process must be performed for every Pedigree drug

  • Collect paperwork from the vendors that verifies they also authenticated the of custody of the drug


A dditional functions

In addition to the essential functions listed above, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions

  • Transacting all business in accordance to Patterson Companies business code of ethics and conduct

  • Align with Patterson Companies Purpose, Vision and Values statement

  • Using assigned warehouse equipment/machinery to perform assigned job

  • Meeting/exceeding assigned performance metrics and KPIs

  • Helping maintain an organized, clean and safe warehouse

  • Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.

  • Performing all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures, with safety and regulatory compliance.

  • As assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred

  • Proficient and accurate PC/keyboarding skills.

  • Ability to read, write and count

  • Comprehensive problem-solving skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and productivity goals

  • This position requires the ability to train and certify the use of a variety of forklifts: sit down, reach truck, Cherry picker (mobile elevated working platform) and/or Joey forklift (multipurpose order picker that can elevate an operator and can be driven at height to move from task to task)

Working Conditions

  • Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

  • Ascend/descend on a ladder. Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

  • Exposure to dust

What's In It For You: (https://

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.

  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).

  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.

  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).

  • Patterson Perks Program.

The starting hourly rate for this role is $18.00 per hour.

EEO Statement

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We are Patterson. We welcome you.

At Patterson Companies, we live our values everyday. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide, we're responsible for providing dentists, veterinarians, animal producers, and farmers with the support they need to keep us and our animals healthy.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.