Yard Loader

Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

A yard loader is responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A loader must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. A loader also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers. Loaders should represent ADS in a friendly and courteous manner and display excellent customer service skills. This position requires the flexibility to work 40-plus hours per week and weekends as required. Loaders report directly to the yard supervisor and/or yard manager. This position is for the second shift, 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Conduct cycle counts
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to yard supervisor
  • Ensure proper product rotation
  • Practice proper forklift and yard vehicle operation and preventive maintenance
  • Maximize payloads
  • Maintain yard housekeeping, organization and layout
  • Finished goods quality inspections
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
  • Promote good customer service
  • Load and unload all deliveries utilizing a forklift or physical labor
  • Confirm customer orders (ASN)
  • Minimize loading errors
  • Maintain paperwork and product transfers
  • Manage CPUs and RMAs
  • Understand and practice ADS core values
  • Safely operate all yard vehicles
  • Create all required shipping documents

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Leadership, professionalism, organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of local shipping regulations
  • Knowledge of all ADS products
  • Familiarity with AG and resale products
  • Receiving procedures
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic inventory management
  • Forklift and OTR vehicle driving skills
  • Basic computer skills

Educational requirements: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred experience:

  • 1-2 years experience as ADS downstream technician or production hauler
  • Previous customer service and/or warehouse experience

Physical requirements:

  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet
  • The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
  • The position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles

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Job CategoryManufacturing and Processing

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