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Material Handler - Day Shift

Company: Suddath Companies
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

Major Goal:

This position is responsible for accurate receiving, storing, shipping, repackaging, and palletizing of product to meet company standards of sanitation, safety, security and productivity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Pick and pack (order picking and/or assembly of products in less than full case lots), light assembly (assembly of light mechanical or electrical component parts or sub-assemblies that may require the use of hand tools) and record storage. Repack or re-box cases per customer instructions.

* Repair and recoup damaged goods as required.

* Count all product, compare to manifest and check all shipments for damage, infestation and production code dates.

* Report shortages, damages and miss-shipments on appropriate forms.

* Sign for inbound shipments when necessary.

* Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.

* Efficiently stack and store merchandise.

* Ensure that the correct number and type of product is picked.

* Compare quantity, labeling and address with order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct.

* Transport orders to shipping locations or delivery platforms with material handling equipment.

* Stencil, tag or mark orders as required.

* Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed.

* Accept signature for outbound as necessary.

* Efficiently move product into trailers, rail cars or containers.

* Assist in physical inventories and cycle counts.

* Ensure proper stock rotation.

* Operate shrink-wrap machine.

* Charge forklift battery/gas tanks as needed; repair pallets when necessary; clean railcars, trailers, and truck bays as requested

* Maintain a clean neat and orderly work area

Covid-19 considerations:

* All employees are responsible to comply with all company and client safety regulations and procedures.

* Masking and vaccinations are required for all employees unless a health or religious exemption is requested and approved.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Immediate supervision - receives close supervision related to specific work activities, assignments, methods, etc. usually receive frequent surveillance over job activities; instructions are detailed and assignments are typical shortterm.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor. Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals. Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.

Education & Experience:

High school or G.E.D. degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Operations:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to learn and effectively use software applications such as move management, timekeeping, HRIS and other software systems used in the performance of job duties. RF Scanner


Prioritize tasks. Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.



Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Outdoors and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation. Exposure to vibration, improperly illuminated or awkward and confining work spaces. Working above ground level where the possibility of falling exists. Frequent lifting and carrying of items. Loud noises typical

Physical/Environmental Demands:


Stand - Over 2/3 Time Walk - Over 2/3 Time Sit - 1/3 to 2/3 Time Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Over 2/3 Time Reach with hands and arms - Over 2/3 Time Climb or balance - Over 2/3 Time Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl - Over 2/3 Time Talk or hear - Over 2/3 time Taste or smell - Under1/3 time Other - None

Physical Activity Level:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted. The employee must be able to carry and climb a ladder. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods (at least 2 hours straight, four times in an 8-hour day) Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

Manual Dexterity:

Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

Special Vision Requirements:

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) Depth perception (three dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships) Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Use your current and previous experience to find new opportunities on the road to success. At Suddath, we're committed to helping our employees flourish and reach new heights.

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