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DIRECT HIRE - Material Handler III - Multiple Shifts - $16.75 - (1900019S)

  • APL Logistics
  • 01/06/20
  • Minooka, IL
  • 60447
  • 30,000 - 40,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
APL Logistics (APLL) designs and operates smart globally integrated supply chains. We combine logistics solutions with transportation services across the world. APLL is a member of Kintetsu World Express group (KWE), a global logistics services provider. Operating in more than 110 locations in 60 countries, APLL manages 200 logistics facilities covering over 20 million square feet globally. With more than 7,600 logistics professionals across the world with local market knowledge, APLL is your trusted global logistics partner. For additional company information, please refer to

Provides warehouse services assigned through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and material using specially equipped trucks such as slips-sheet, clamps and reach. This position may involve all phases of loading, unloading, staging and storage of customer's product as well as the use of computer equipment.

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Loading & Unloading
Load picked orders or (pull & load) according to policies and procedures, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit and Lot Verification.
Unload, move, stack and stage customer products and materials both by hand and using forklift or other power equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.
Pulling Orders
Accurately locate and load, both by hand and using appropriate motorized equipment (i.e. forklift truck), customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations. Is able to operate special equipment as necessary, such as a turret clamp and slip sheet equipment and RF unit (if applicable).
Count, weigh and record number of units of materials handled on daily production sheet.
Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, slip-sheeting, shrink wrapping, labeling and consolidating as required on order.
Operating & Maintenance - Equipment and Grounds
Assign / verify trailers to appropriate dock and/or yard location, trailers locked to dock-lock and/ or chocking the wheels (if applicable), following all safety rules and Company policy.
Daily inspect and repair or make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles, following safety and maintenance instructions, completing the tow-motor inspection sheet at the beginning of each shift and/or assigned to another piece of equipment; report immediately any defective equipment to supervisor.
Prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to ensure product preservation.
Assists in building and grounds maintenance to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat safe and orderly manner.
Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.
Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.
Provide other services such as sanitation requirement activities, assembling crates (boxes) to contain products, and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader.
Key Results:
Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.
Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.
Position requires the incumbents performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for warehouse safety, food safety, sanitation, quality, productivity and customer service.


High School degree or equivalent required
Two (2) years forklift/tow motor experience required including fork lift certification preferred.
Knowledge of inventory control and general warehouse procedures.
Light data entry skills required
Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
Ability to operate forklift both sit down and stand up, tow motor, motorized and non motorized pallet jack; clamp, reach and slip sheet.
Ability to write legibly
Must have basic math skills
Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use
Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
Data entry skills
Language skills - English
Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
Must be a Team Player
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1-2 years warehouse or related work experience preferred
RF experienced preferred
Action Oriented
Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people.
Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment.
Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace.
Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.

Primary Location: US-IL-Minooka
Work Locations: USA Minooka - Cargo Court 1460 Cargo Court Minooka 60447
Job: Logistics
Organization: Region North America
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Travel: No
Job Posting: Aug 16, 2019, 11:44:51 AM
APL Logistics EEO statement:The company is committed to and supports equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to all employees and applicants for employment. Equal employment opportunity means equal treatment of employees and applicants without regard to the following legally-protected characteristics: race, color, religion, creed, sex (gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), medical condition, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), veteran status, physical or mental disability status or any other legally-protected status.

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