Delivery Helper/Operator (Reach Lift /Telehandler)

GMS Escondido , CA 92025

Posted 2 weeks ago

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Summary of Position:

The primary function of the Delivery Helper/Operator is responsible for areas of warehouse maintenance, shipping/receiving, product storage, and delivery set-up.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy

  • Prepare orders by processing requests: pull accurate materials and place in appropriate area for customer pick up or delivery; loading and unloading trucks as necessary

  • Maintain inventory controls through minimizing materials damage and ensuring order accuracy

  • Be able to organize the warehouse and manage bin locations

  • Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service

  • Ensure that equipment is maintained to company operating standards

  • Cuts and stages outbound orders prior to crew's return, and the night before the crews' departure in the morning.

  • Loads delivery trucks efficiently and quickly with the correct balance and weight for truck size (maximum 30 minute turnaround time)

  • Loads trucks with 100% accuracy for product type and quantity

  • Drives Reach lift/Telehandler safely and operates equipment within the guidelines for efficient and safe operation

  • Reports all maintenance problems with equipment to yard manager immediately

  • Compliance of company, state and federal guidelines particularly as it relates to OSHA and DOT for the safety of all personnel

  • Perform pre-trip inspections of equipment, paperwork and loaded product to ensure accuracy of order

  • Safely unload product and deliver to assigned area as directed by the customer

  • Secures mud, equipment, metal, and pallet on truck

  • Navigates routes to the job site

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive

  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

  • Stamina to lift at least 75 lbs. in order to carry materials, such as drywall materials joint compound

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in stationary position 50%

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs Frequently, will move about inside the warehouse

  • Must be able to operate warehouse machinery

  • Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • Constantly in warehouse environment

Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks

  • Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Must be able to receive information

  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

  • 401k

  • Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.


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