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Material Handler - 1st Shift

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, US, 51501

Company: XPO Logistics

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Material Handler - Packaging, you won’t just be moving material, you’ll be immersed in a dynamic environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly-growing global company, 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:

  • Empty, fill, sort, organize and wrap/unwrap product according to company expectations
  • Properly build displays, folding cartons and palletized products
  • Sort damaged products
  • Safely operate various equipment and tools
  • Correctly utilize a warehouse management system and maintain appropriate work documents
  • Maintain the cleanliness and order of work areas

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure documents; basic math skills
  • Knowledge of warehouse and packaging operations
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, with possible overtime when needed

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Material handling certification
  • 1 year of experience in warehouse and/or packaging operations
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within precise standards of accuracy and within time limits; rate information using standards that can be measured or checked

This job requires the ability to: 

  • Lift, carry, push and pull up to 25 lbs.
  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights 
  • Bend, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull 
  • Stand, sit or walk for long periods of time 
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel tools or equipment 
  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments 

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