Ryder System Receiving Trainer - 1st Shift in Plainfield, Indiana

Position Description

The hours required for this position are 10:00AM - 6:30PM (M-F, some weekends included).

The minimum job responsibilities are included but not limited to the following;

  • 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

  • Performs housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned

  • May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One (1) year or more training background experience preferred

  • One (1) year or more experience in driving various PIT equipment

  • Excellent attendance record

  • Good social / communication skills, can communicate effectively even when language barrier exists and handles diversity well

  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude, avoids negative talk, represents Ryder with loyalty and respect at all times

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Capable of working in a flexible, changing environment; able to multitask

  • Good organizational skills, prioritizes work effectively; understands time and deadline parameters and asks clarifying questions

  • Proactively approaches problems, providing at least one solution to each issue

  • Maintain composure when challenged or during times of stress

  • Has can-do attitude; doesn't stop at the first hurdle, willing to pitch in and help where needed

  • Excellent written and oral grasp of English language

  • Flexibility to train on other shifts as needed a plus preferred

  • Foundational level knowledge of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint (beginner level)

  • Safety Sensitive Position


  • Administer on the job training and powered industrial trucks (PIT) training to new and existing employees in a one on one or group setting

  • Perform operational work in various warehouse departments outside of a training capacity as necessary due to staffing and customer demand

  • Cross train in all warehouse areas and on all PIT equipment

  • Update and maintain various existing training documents and help create new training documents for various departments and job functions

  • Perform standard work audits with new and existing employees to ensure adherence to process

  • Performs 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.

Requisition 2019-68241

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9596