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Package Handler- Switcher FT

Company: FedEx Ground Careers US
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Auto req ID: 357011BRPosition Type: Full timeEmployee Type: Non-ExemptJob SummaryResponsible for the movement of trailers to and from the unload / load doors and throughout the yard. May also be 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.Essential Functions--- Performs trailer switches defined as hooking and moving a parked trailer from the yard to a load/unload door or hooking and moving a trailer from a door to the yard. --- Communicates with management and/or central control to coordinate trailer movements in the yard. --- Documents trailer moves using the Yard Management System (where available) or switcher cards. --- Performs pre- and post-trip inspections on switcher equipment. --- Understands and demonstrates effective yard switching safety processes and procedures.In addition to the above essential functions, Switchers may also be required to perform Package Handler essential functions as follows: --- 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.Minimum EducationNoneMinimum ExperienceNo experience required; six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure---Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file. ---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.Other Job Description InformationJob Details: - Overnight Schedule Expected, 10pm start time - Full Time, 35 to 40 hours a week - Base pay rate $19.00 per hour - $1.00 / hour additional for full time - Benefits eligible immediatelyAddress: 5115 Dylan DriveCity: South BendState: IndianaZip Code: 46628-6500Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P466/South Bend ColocationEEO StatementFedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforceSearch Engine Description: Operations

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