Material Handler – XPO Logistics – Lithia Springs, GA

Material Handler

XPO Logistics

780 reviews


Lithia Springs, GA 30122

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world’s most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L’Oréal and many others. We’re growing worldwide. And we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you’re ready to give us your best, let’s talk. We’d like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO) Job Summary:

Loads and unloads material within a warehouse or storage facility. Utilizes hand trucks, forklifts, hoists, conveyors, or other handling equipment to move material to and from trucks within the storage facility.

Working from general procedures and instructions, the Material Handler will execute transactions in an accurate and timely manner. Responsible for performing department processes and safely operating equipment to complete duties.

Essential Functions:
Material handling may include one or more of the following: picking, packing, scanning, kitting, counting products, or other duties

Must ensure timeliness, packaging, routing, and systems work is completed accurately and timely in the process of material handling

Ensure safe work environment

Participates in stand up activities with cross functional teams

Participate in Lean Warehousing system on the floor

Read and follows detailed and defined instructions

Must be flexible in “timely” transactions when moved to different work areas throughout the day while adhering to productivity goals

Resolves task-related problems in straightforward situations

Consistently maintains a professional demeanor and communicates in a respectful and collaborative manner with coworkers, managers and others in the workplace.

Follows direction, is engaged and productive, and is flexible and adaptable to changing conditions and expectations.

  • Has ability to work independently and to collaborate with and support other members of the department and across the enterprise.

Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Demonstrates the Company’s core values and complies with Company policies and procedures.

May be required to perform duties outside of the above responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed. Scope and Accountability:

Completes tasks by following pre-established procedures.

Follows detailed and defined instructions.

Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position.

Resolves task-related problems in straightforward situations. Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must possess a HS Diploma, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience in warehouse environment preferred
  • Must have experience in operating material handling equipment
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Experience using a scan gun preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Individual must be able to read and comprehend work instructions
  • Must have the ability to work well with others with little supervision
  • Must have team orientation and portray a commitment to task(s)

Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described in this section are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand or walk for extended periods of time, use hand and fingers to handle or feel tools or equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and see color. Must be capable to understand and follow procedures for loading of trucks. The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a warehouse environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and warehouse equipment. May require extended hours in order to meet customer’s needs.

Work Environment : The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a light industrial environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and industrial equipment.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

780 reviews

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