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Material Handler - 1st Shift

Job in Romeoville - Will County - IL Illinois - USA , 60446
Company: RJW Logistics Group
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-24
Job specializations:
  • Warehouse
    Material Handler, Warehouse Driver, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Associate
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Material Handler - 1st Shift, W-Sat, 5am-3:30pm
"We are considered an essential business and are still actively hiring for this position. If you need to have documentation provided in order to travel for an interview, we will be able to provide that for you."

Job Purpose: To operate forklifts safely and efficiently; handles all freight inbound or outbound properly and orderly; maintain warehouse area with orderly stacking and good housekeeping; loading / unloading of RJW truck / trailers and outside carriers safely and using proper procedures; ensures all shipments are correctly staged, checked, and loaded properly; responsible for properly storing stock in the warehouse; performs duties to provide material handling services for warehouse shipping and receiving handling activities. Works from warehouse operations sheets using a forklift to pick customer orders and load on trailers. Maintains forklift safety at all times following all safety policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists Warehouse Manager to ensure efficient operation of the warehouse.

Ability to operate sit down forklift and /or EPJs.

General understanding of computers and handheld RF equipment.

Loads and unloads RJW truck / trailers safely and efficiently using proper procedures, including outside carriers equipment.

Flexible to work 10 to 12 hours shifts when necessary and not afraid of heights.

Picking and moving stock from 1 lb. to 50 lbs. multiple times.

Ensures all shipments are correctly staged and loaded properly.

Maintains warehouse area with orderly stacking and good housekeeping.

Processing outbound cross-dock freight as necessary.

Oversees storing stock properly in the warehouse and moving product into the storage racks.

Works from warehouse operations sheets using a forklift to pick customer orders and load on trailers.

Records and verifies the accuracy of the shipments against the paperwork for incoming and outgoing shipments / deliveries.

Ensures all documentation and paperwork is properly completed.

Operates forklifts safely and efficiently following all OSHA regulations, RJW safety policies, and procedures.

o This includes wearing of seatbelts at all times when operating the forklift.

Completes daily forklift maintenance inspections.

Handles all customer products properly and orderly.

Checks deliveries for poor packing, general condition of materials, and free of damage. Alerts Warehouse Supervisor of any problems, taking pictures if necessary.

Reports all accidents / incidents, to employee, damage of stock, or building damage to the Shift Supervisor immediately.

Spotting of trailers to maintain efficient yard organization and flow of equipment for the day.

Maintains access to dock doors both inside and outside the facility keeping them free of debris or snow.

Other tasks as assigned by manager.

Additional Responsibilities:

Possesses a sense of urgency, accountability, and be able to work with limited supervision.

General understanding of computers and handheld RF equipment.

He/she must be able to read, write, and understand English.

Attention to detail and quality a must.

Good communication, clear and concise, problem resolution, and people skills.

Flexibility in working overtime when needed, and supplying coverage to other shifts.

PC skills helpful.

Major experience on sit down forklifts/EPJs

Experience in building pallets with stock and breaking down stock to fill independent orders.

Experience in cross docking freight process.

Ability to work in a fast paced warehouse.


3-6 months of forklift driving experience in a warehouse using sit down forklifts and Electric Pallet Jacks.

Good stable work record.

Education and/or Experience Required:

High School Diploma or general education diploma (GED).

Warehousing certifications a plus.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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