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Shipping/Loaders

Company: Aerotek
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Equivalent Experience

Description:
***Flexbility for all departments is essential***

Candidates will be working in one of two departments and currently they will be assigned a department on their first day during orientation However candidates will work either in their "Cross Dock" Area or Shipping.

  • Loaders in ShippingManage freight flow by moving and loading freight manually as contract associates will not be operating mobile equipment. Loaders will identify, separate, count, combine and scan freight using Warehouse management system terminal, scales and scanners
    • Candidates will be responsible for handling and processing freight in a safe and cautious manner, tell management about unsafe work conditions and damaged product, and maintain a clean work area.
    • Loaders will be responsible for specific ways to load trucks as materials come down the conveyor systems or are delivered to them; i.e. heavy products on the bottom and lighter product on the top as their primary duty is material handling. This is a very labor intensive job as they could be off and on the backs of trailers however they will not be loading any non-conveyable product.
    • Primary duties include picking up boxes and placing them on a belt, pallet or trailer.Will enter and locate information on a computer or system communication device , must be able to write documents or reports if needed.
      • This is primarily a job where they will stay near the dock all day as there isn't a significant amount of walkingCross Dock
        • As it sounds, there are materials that cross from one location to another in their freight processing; it is often coming off of one truck only to be processed and hten placed on another truck for specific store deliveries.Candidates in this role will likely be unloading and loading trucks with everything that could be in a walmart store (Christmas trees, Tvs, non-perishable items) Candidates will be responsible for managing deliveries that are received; managing and moving floor level freight only via hand or manual pallet jack and building pallets materials.
          • Candidates could manage freight deliveries by processing, identifying, counting, separating, and scanning freight with computer software; placing on pallets or perhaps conveyance systems and working on a team of typically 2-4 per truck to process materials. Candidates in cross dock may be asked to organize inventory as it comes down the conveyor and have the ability to load trucks with final product as needed.**LIfting requirements could be up to 50lbs and if asked; could move between areas therefore flexbility and a lot of walking could be involved simply based on the size of the facility. Loading and Cross Dock however are very close together.

            Skills:
            Truck Loading, warehouse operation, inventory control, order picking, order processing, loader, unloader, unloading trucks, material handling, pallet jack, palletizing, Inventory, Loading, Manual labour

            Top Skills Details:
            Truck Loading,warehouse operation,inventory control,order picking,order processing,loader,unloader,unloading trucks,material handling,pallet jack,palletizing,Inventory,Loading,Manual labour

            Additional Skills & Qualifications:
            Candidates must have a proven track record of good attendance (most important) and a desire to learn and be flexible for meeting goals hourly, daily, and weekly as this is a very busy time of year. Candidates that have previous experience with mobile

            Experience Level:
            Entry Level

            About Aerotek:
            We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing - Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions.

            The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Richmond , Shipping/Loaders, Professions , Petersburg, Virginia

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