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Ryder System Forklift Operator 2nd shift  in Milton, Pennsylvania

Position Description

The purpose of this position is to accurately transfer, package, kit or assemble product and materials, both physically and logically, to fulfill orders, inventory, and load/unload trailers.

  • Employees will work independently and operate the SAP WM system to enter and remove product from inventory

  • Persons follow instructions displayed regarding quantity, type, and location of the product to handle, including where to take it

  • Take product from Inbound dock for Put Away

  • Requires the ability to move through multiple RF/gun screens

  • Enters and verifies information required for different tasks

  • All general warehouse persons must operate a PIT or electric pallet jack and perform a pre-operational equipment check; which includes completing pre-trip inspection form(s)

  • Must be able to change propane tank or connect to quick charge battery station as required and notify maintenance of any necessary repairs or adjustments

  • General warehouse person must be familiar with different palletizing patterns in order to verify number of cases per pallet against Inventory or Order

  • Must have knowledge of product weights and stacking to correctly palletize, stage and load product onto trailers

  • Must be able to secure load with load security device as directed by company or procedure

  • Must be able to palletize and count cases, inspect for damaged goods, assists in making stencils and applying correct stickers/stencils/placards in same as necessary for domestic and/or export loads

  • Assist other employees in SAP WM system functions as required

  • Verify product by date and SKU and insure no damage is being sent to the Customer

  • Follow all procedures and follow good housekeeping and safety guidelines

  • Communicate with Shipping Clerks, Supervisors, and other employees

  • Complete other duties as directed by Supervisor

Job functions and shifts subject to change based on business needs

2nd shift

Starting wage is $15.00

Shift will be determined by seniority

Employees must join the union after 30 working days


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Six months of related warehouse experience required (one year experience preferred)

  • 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 several WMS computer systems

  • Ability to learn to operate powered industrial truck(s), such as: stand-up and sit-down forklifts, cherry pickers, pallet jacks, etc, including how to operate and maintain (change battery, recognize common mechanical issues)

  • May be required to operate manual and/or automated other warehouse/manufacturing equipment (such as a packaging line)

  • Works overtime as assigned.


  • Perform the assigned tasks as described in the location's policies and procedures standards to include handling of materials within associated logical transactions

  • Package, kit and/or assemble orders and materials

  • Perform material moves with associated physical/logical transactions as required

  • Participate in workgroup and other team activities for the purpose of self improvement and improving warehouse operations and related business functions

  • Load and unload inbound/outbound trailers

  • Ensure all scanning is completed correctly

  • Help train dock employees on new procedures

  • Ensure facility is secure at end of shift; investigate/resolve scanning issues and housekeeping

  • Perform picking and packing duties

  • Check for evidence of product or container damage

  • Performs housekeeping duties for assigned area

  • May 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.

Job Locations US-PA-Milton

Posted Date 2 months ago (5/26/2020 3:49 PM)

Requisition 2020-86281

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 5001