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11/1/2016
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Dock Worker (Part-Time)
XPO Logistics | Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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Job Description

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Oréal and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)

Essential Functions:

  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.
  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.
  • Utilize mobile hand held devices for tracking shipments.
  • Safely climb in and out of trailers.
  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally).
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery.
  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports.
  • Ability to handle hazardous materials.
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.
  • Safely work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Prior dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry is a plus.
  • Prior forklift experience in a freight / less than truckload environment preferred.
  • Prior experience loading and unloading trailers preferred.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Highly motivated individual with attention to detail.
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
  • Pass a company paid Post Offer Pre-Hire screen (physical essential functions) test.

 

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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

About XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics is a top ten global provider of transportation and logistics solutions. We provide services for truck brokerage and transportation, less-than-truckload, intermodal, highly-engineered supply chain solutions, contract logistics, last mile, expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of 1,469 locations in 32 countries. The bedrock of our company is our people: more than 84,000 employees operating as one cohesive organization with a single-minded focus on customer service. Many of the customers we serve are in the manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, industrial, technology, aerospace, chemical, life sciences and government sectors. You'll find that we're passionate about helping our customers operate their supply chains more effectively. Equally important are our qualitative resources: our zero-failure mentality, our deep experience in every service we offer, and our ability to provide integrated, end-to-end supply chain solutions to large accounts.

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