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Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Joliet, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

Penske Logistics is looking for a lead dock associate to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment

 

We take pride in offering a competitive wage and great benefits including: 

  • $21.00/Hr

Additional Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K with company match. 
  • Associate Referral Program

 

Work schedule:

  • Monday-Friday 1:30pm- 10:30pm


 

Major Responsibilities:  

Job requirements may include the following where applicable:

• Ability to perform duties in different areas of the warehouse floor

• Complete quality observations of work and provide feedback to management

• Maintain productivity standard within operational area

• Complete daily logs

• Properly train employees on loading and unloading trucks

• Communicate with dock employees, drivers, management, and customers

• Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs

• Ensure shipments are loaded within dispatch time

• Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and a variety of warehouse mechanical equipment (where applicable)

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor



Qualifications:

• 4 years of warehouse experience required

• 2 years of inventory or materials management experience preferred

• 2 years of supervisory experience preferred

• High School diploma or equivalent preferred

• Prior forklift certification preferred

• Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint preferred

• Ability to learn and use proprietary software required

• Flexible to work overtime preferred

• Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions

• Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility required, excellent with numbers, time management, and ability to execute are required.

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

 

This position is designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.



 

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information.  

-The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate.  

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The associate must be able to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, medical codes or alarms).

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.  The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.



 

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.


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