We are currently looking for Freight Handlers to join our Southeastern Team. Our Freight Handlers are an integral part of our dock operations, helping our company produce over 99% on time service to our customers. In this role, you will be responsible for safely and efficiently loading and unloading freight onto and off of equipment, as well as assisting in the recouping of damaged freight. If you are looking for a long term career and want to join a best in class carrier where your talents are appreciated, then we would love for you to join our team!
Here are the key things you will need to have
A High School Diploma or GED
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to pass the requirements of a Company administered drug screen
Ability to work various shifts and ability to work an entire shift which may end at different times
What you'll do on a typical day
Selects and uses proper freight handling equipment to load and unload freight. Such equipment may include forklifts with appropriate hardware, hand trucks, drum trucks, pallet jacks, rollers, and any other available equipment to move, load, arrange, rearrange and unload freight.
Plans cube utilization and proper weight distribution when loading freight.
Counts and inspects condition of freight, documenting any shortages or damage.
Reviews freight bills for special instructions. Checks manifests for existing exceptions and checks the label and the destination code on manifests against freight bills.
Performs work required in a timely manner and maintains adequate production in order to meet service schedules and customer commitments.
Performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the Company and the industry.
Here are some of the perks you'll get as a full time member of our team:
Job stability (We've never had a lay off)
Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Flex and Health Spending Accounts
Company matching 401(k) retirement plan
Paid time off, including 8 paid holidays
Southeastern Freight Lines