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Ryder System Yard Clerk (Guard Shack) in Morris, Illinois

Position Description

The Yard Clerk is responsible for checking in and out trailers and communicating with the drivers. This position reports to the Operations Supervisor.

This position starts at $16.50 per hour plus shift premium.

The following shifts are available:

Sunday-Tuesday 4:30pm-4:30am

Wednesday-Friday 4:30pm-4:30am

Monday-Wednesday 4:30am-4:30pm

Thursday-Saturday 4:30am-4:30pm


  • Check in/out trailer from guard shack

  • Assign doors and staging lanes for inbounds and outbounds

  • Assign vessels to and from Drop Lot

  • Confirm seal number to paperwork

  • Update Pinc,Access database and EWM

  • Scan the delivery sheet and store it in a common drive at the end of the shift

  • Participate in cross-training with the WMS position as needed

  • Maintain the no-show log and communicate items from the log daily

  • Update reports and required documentation daily

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience as a clerk in a warehouse / distribution environment, performing duties such as transportation coordination, inventory, shipping / receiving, coordinating with various carriers, vendor and customers strongly preferred

  • Ability to make quick, reliable decisions that represent both the customer and Ryder

  • Strong written, organizational, and verbal communication skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of WMS systems preferred

  • Experience operating forklift equipment preferred

  • Equipment certification may be required


  • Performs adminstrative tasks for area or shift. Maintains filing systems and documents per SOP

  • Generates daily, weekly, or monthly reports, memos, and summaries often of a technical and/or confidential nature

  • Coordinates activities with clerks from other areas, the customers, and providers

  • Recognize, resolve, and correct discrepancies pertaining to the warehouse, transportation, and inventory

  • Gather from and provide information to employees pertaining to area of support

  • Using the location's Warehouse Management System (WMS), update area or shift metrics as needed

  • Depending on location, employee may be required to operate equipment and may be required to be equipment certified

  • Additional duties as assigned, overtime as needed

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-IL-Morris

Posted Date 3 months ago (8/26/2019 10:34 AM)

Requisition 2019-76751

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8589