Package Handler- Switcher FT - Shawnee - job 1198087

FedEx

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Shawnee, Kansas

Employment type: Full-time


Auto req ID: 299373BR


Position Type: Full time


Employee Type: Non-Exempt


Job Summary


Responsible 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 Education


None


Minimum Experience


No 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 Information


This is a Full-Time position that will work on the Day & Twilight Sorts (Afternoon and Evenings).


Great benefits available.


Address: 8000 Cole Parkway


City: Shawnee


State: Kansas


Zip Code: 66227


Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P641/Lenexa Hub


EEO Statement


FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce


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