Position: Pallet Sorter
Pay Rate/Range: $15.00 - $16.50
Description: The Pallet Sorter is responsible for hand sorting pallets to grade while ensuring all trash and debris is removed from pallets prior to returning to customer. Responsibilities also include achieving expected production requirements while maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Hand stacking pallets to appropriate heights, following inventory control instructions
Loading and unloading materials from trailers by hand
Moving pallets or materials on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
Checking loads to make sure they are secure
Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
Ability to utilize yard management systems to coordinate trailers moves
Ability to complete all production paperwork with accuracy
Communicates directly with Shift Lead or On-Site Manager
Ability to maintain efficiency and performance standards of production
Must maintain a clean & safe working environment that meets standards
Must be accountable for achieving results while maintaining company Core Values and Safety Standards
- Education and/or Experience
Good math, language and reading skills with attention to detail along with basic computer skills
High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
Follow instructions for keeping records
Understanding that overtime may be required and is considered mandatory
Able to pass a background check and drug screen
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.
Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulate
Repetitively lift up to 50-75 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for entire shifts of varying lengths in time
The employee is frequently required to sit, talk hear, walk and use hands to handle, feel and reach.
The noise level in the work environment is dependent on location.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (eye protection, ear protection is mandatory at several locations, safety shoes)
Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision and color vision.
Must have a good sense of balance & good eye-hand-foot coordination
Ability to work overtime and flexible schedule/shifts
High School Diploma or Equivalent is required
Job Type: Temporary to full time
Shift/Schedule: 6:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, 1st Shift