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Ryder System Driver Helper / Material Handler - No Experience Required in EAST SYRACUSE, New York

Position Description

Our team is growing! Ryder is hiring

for a Driver Help / Material Handler in East Syracuse, NY!!

Text " East Syracuse " to 630-276-6959 for More Info

About the position:

  • Pay : $16/hour + $25 stipend for meals on layovers

  • Schedule:

  • Mon/Tues & Thurs/Fri (off weekends)

  • Driver helper will start their week on Monday, come back home Tuesdays. Be off on Wednesdays. Then will leave Thursdays for work, and come back home on Fridays.

  • Hours:

  • Start time: 4:30am-6am

  • End time: Up to 6pm depending on workload

  • Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly

  • Must be ok with traveling with another person across the state of New York in a Class A vehicle

  • Must be able to stay in a hotel 2-3 days a week

  • Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug test

  • No previous experience required!

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Paid Time Off provided for COVID vaccination appointments!

Why Ryder?

  • Strong Safety culture, including safe and reliable equipment, paid training

  • Stability and growth opportunities

  • Competitive benefits package, vacation & PTO in the first year!

  • Weekly pay, direct deposit is available!

  • Forbes’ 2019 list of the “World’s Best Employers”

The purpose of this position is to accurately transfer product, both physically and logically, into and/or out of warehouse locations, load/unload trailers, move product throughout the facility with powered industrial equipment and perform inventory counts as required.

The Helper assists drivers, accurately transfers product, both physically and logically, into and/or out of the warehouses, loads and unloads trucks, and moves product throughout the facility manually, while providing excellent customer service.





  • High school diploma, general equivalency degree (GED) or equivalent preferred

  • One (1) year or more of experience with inside delivery

  • Basic installation skills

  • Ability to:

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

  • Lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted and walk in high traffic areas

  • Work overtime as assigned

  • Safety Sensitive Position


  • Read, interpret, and apply bills of lading and assembly 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

  • Stage orders according to location and verify: number of pallets picked and 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

  • Perform housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned

  • May operate stair-climbing equipment, pallet jack, or lift gate

  • Load/unload freight or assist in the loading/unloading of freight if required by customer

  • Light assembly of technical equipment

  • Perform other duties as assigned

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.


Posted Date 1 month ago (5/7/2021 2:53 PM)

Requisition 2021-98279

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 5004