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Job Title:

Material Handler

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Crest Hill


1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

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.
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.

Job Requirements:

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.


We offer a unique work environment that rewards performance with a strong corporate structure where Safety is our number one priority.

Several shifts to accommodate your personal needs.

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, PTO, Holiday pay, and 401K.

Company Information

Who are we?

We are not your average transportation company or stand-alone broker. We have made significant investments in both our fleet and our buildings to offer all of our customer's amazing supply chain solutions. RJW has over 1,000,000 square feet of warehousing space! We care about our employees while making our clients happy.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for the best self-motivated workforce in the area (YOU) to join our growing team of Material Handlers in a very fast-moving environment.

Application Instructions:

Please visit our website to complete the online application!

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