Receiving Associate
Unisource Worldwide Inc. - Southborough, MA

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General warehouse position that will require basic material handling skills to include equipment. Must be able to follow directions, verbal and written.

Description of Essential Job Functions:
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.
  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock.
  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
  • Verify and complete required inbound and outbound documentation.
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.

Required Skills
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
Required Experience
  • Prior dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry is a plus.
  • Prior forklift experience in a warehouse environment essential
  • Prior experience loading and unloading trailers preferred.
  • Highly motivated individual with attention to detail.
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.