Auto req ID: 191155BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Nonexempt
Responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner. Package Handlers (PHs) may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader, Scan Weigh and Key (SWAK), Quality Assurance (QA), Facer, Switcher, etc.
Utilizes "hand-to-surface" methods for all package handling.
Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, conveyor system carts and load gratings.
Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours.
Determines the appropriate conveyor system by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly.
In addition to the above essential functions, the following PH assignments have additional essential functions as follows:
Additional Package Handler Trainer essential functions:
Trains new PHs in effective package handling techniques.
Provides training to other PHs who are in need of additional instruction on effective package handling techniques, as determined by management.
Provides feedback on proper package handling techniques, as needed.
Reinforces among peer PHs all dock safety standards.
Understands and demonstrates by example all necessary processes and procedures.
Updates managers on conditions during the sort so operation efficiency decisions can be made.
Assists in the implementation of new package handling procedures and techniques.
Regularly loads/unloads, lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages while training other PHs.
The following specialized assignments have required/preferred PH experience with FedEx Ground:
Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure
Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods.
Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly.
Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.
PHs operating switching equipment must have a valid driver's license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file.
PH Trainer: Ability to train multiple peer PHs simultaneously.
Address: 6833 West 75th Street
City: Bedford Park
Zip Code: 60638
Domicile Location: P604
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce