Ryder System 1st Shift Value Add Material Handler II in WATERLOO, Iowa

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will be experienced as a reach truck driver and/or sit down forklift and able to demonstrate a commitment to safe driving practices;

  • Must display a team attitude and maintain a high level of productivity;

  • Must be a self-starter, work well under stress, and possess a strong sense of urgency;

  • Must be flexible with regard to work hours; and

  • Will be open to cross-training opportunities and other duties as assigned.

  • Will system put away of material

Requirements / Qualifications:

Special Skills

  • One year as a Ryder employee preferred.

  • Past experience as a Material Handler

  • Possess working knowledge of barcode labeling

  • Exhibit the ability to operate and understand a hand held RF unit

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic Microsoft Excel knowledge

Physical Requirements

  • Repetitive bending/squatting/stepping up and down from powered industrial equipment

  • Carrying/lifting/pulling/pushing (up to 50#)

  • Able to walk on concrete floors for extensive periods of time


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum of two years of related warehouse and powered industrial lift experience required

  • Ability to read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Ability to input data into computer system

  • Work overtime as assigned


  • Read, interpret, and apply Warehouse Management System (WMS) order instructions

  • Recognize and correct potential process errors before actions adversely affect the customer

  • Recognize damaged product at any point in the warehousing process and take appropriate action when discovered.

  • Pull orders accurately as assigned

  • Stage orders according to carrier location and verify: number of pallets picked as well as stage location

  • Prepare receiving, storage and shipping documentation retaining product accountability throughout the logistical process

  • Be aware of and follow location and work center Safety and Security policies and procedures

  • May be required to train others in various warehouse functions, including the safe operation of various powered industrial lift equipmen, perform housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned

  • Operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition 2017-42586

Job Locations US-IA-WATERLOO

Posted Date 7/13/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 5251