Spherion is recruiting temporary Receiving Specialists to join our client's team! The Receiving Specialist is responsible for the timely receipt, safe and efficient recording, and handling/receiving of materials throughout our clients Madison campus warehouses. This position is estimated to last 9 months.Responsibilities:- Receive, deliver, and initiate transfer of materials between client warehouses to ensure materials reach intended recipients on time- Maintain warehouse inventory records- Manage/maintain client warehouses keeping them in a clean and orderly condition- Operate equipment proficiently and safely- Adjust to the changing needs and demands of the department as communicated by Supervisor- Understand and comply with ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements applicable to our clients business- Participate in the annual physical inventory- Take on special assignments as requestedWorking hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMSkills:- Strong customer service orientation, attention to detail, and organizational skills- Ability to work effectively with a broad range of departments- Ability to operate material handling equipment- Ability to work independently with minimum guidance- Ability to effectively prioritize work assignments, easily adapt to the changing needs of the position- Ability to maintain a productive working atmosphere, friendly and cooperativeEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- High school diploma or GED required- Previous shipping, receiving, and/or warehouse experience preferred- Previous experience with SAP inventory systems and Microsoft Office or similar applications preferred- Self-directed individual, willing to work in a team-driven environmentPhysical Requirements:- Ability to work with a computer in an interactive manner for extended periods of time- Ability to operate warehouse equipment- Ability to drive a delivery vehicle or a forklift- Ability to daily move and lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds- Ability to regularly use hands and arms to reach for objects- Ability to climb ladders throughout the day- Capable of standing and moving for extended periods of time during the day Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.