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Material Handler - 1st Shift

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, US, 51501

Company: XPO Logistics

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 3:00pm

Move forward, faster.

At XPO Logistics, you won’t just be moving material, you’ll be building a bright future. As a Material Handler, you will have an important role on our team, helping us provide sophisticated supply chain solutions to our customers. XPO was ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics and we’re the fastest-growing company in the Fortune 500. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a company that’s clearly going places, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day: 

  • Load and unload material within a warehouse or storage facility 
  • Use hand trucks, forklifts, hoists, conveyors or other material handling equipment  
  • Perform duties that may include picking, packing, scanning, kitting or counting products 
  • Adhere to the XPO 7S program and maintain a clean environment at all times 
  • Use a barcode scanner and warehouse management system 
  • Work in a safe manner that protects you and your team members 

What you need to succeed at XPO:  

At a minimum, you’ll need: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent  
  • Experience operating material handling equipment 
  • Ability to tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments, lift up to 50 lbs., and sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, including lifting objects of various shapes, sizes and weights; bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, pushing and pulling; standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time; using your hands and fingers to handle or feel tools or equipment
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, with possible overtime when needed 

It’d be great if you also have: 

  • 1 year of experience in a warehouse environment  
  • Forklift certification 
  • Experience using a handheld scanner 
  • Positive attitude and the ability to work on a team to achieve goals and objectives 

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs