Warehouse Freight Handler – Port St Lucie, FL

March 26, 2024

Job Description

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing! We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. At FHI, you determine how much money you make, how fast and how far you grow your career. It doesn’t matter who you are, or what your background is, we offer everyone the path to long-term success; the rest is up to you. The work is hard and… rewarding. Warehouse freight handlers perform job duties in a warehouse setting and are expected to accomplish physically demanding work. FHI is proud of our reputation of employing the industry’s most reliable warehouse professionals. We go the extra mile to develop and retain quality associates and offer a career path to leadership roles with greater pay — an approach our customers acknowledge and appreciate. We’re looking for an experienced warehouse freight handler to join our team. Responsibilities include: In a fast-paced environment, safely and efficiently unload tractor trailers delivering product to our distribution warehouses. Use a variety of forklifts to remove product from trailers. Break down pallets and restack cases onto new pallets – this is where the manual labor comes in! All other duties as assigned. *Please note this is not a travel position and you should live local to the site. We take pride in doing things right, and that includes the way we treat our associates. We offer: Starting pay of $16.00 an hour Equipment training Full-time, permanent positions with lots of associate development and internal promotion opportunities Various shift times available in a variety of warehouse temperatures/environments Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k & paid time off! Awesome referral bonus & more incentives FHI offers weekly pay and on-the-job training! Qualifications Required: Experience: Prior experience as a warehouse associate is preferred. Experience working in a warehouse environment (e.g., order selector/picking product storage, product staging, powered pallet jack/forklifts, etc.) or other relevant experience such as landscaping, construction, roofing, roadwork etc. Skills/Knowledge: Good verbal/written communication skills. Willingness to work the required schedule. Basic math skills. Attention to detail and ability to follow directions. Interact respectfully and courteously with associates, co-workers, management, and customers. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to speak, read, and write English for effective communication. Work Environment: 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. Warehouse environment with extreme heat and cold temperatures. Work in temperatures as low as -20 degrees in cold storage sites or up to 110 degrees in dry storage sites while wearing company-provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear. Physical Demands: Ability to lift, walk, bend, twist, reach, push and squat most of the workday. Handle cases weighing from 25 to 80 pounds and can expect to handle between 50 and 200+ pallets on any given day. The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms or alarms) in moderate to loud work environments. Education: We believe that skills and experience are what truly matter. While education can be a valuable asset, it is not a strict requirement for success in this role. By submitting this application, you are providing consent for FHI to contact you via phone (call or text) or email. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for the job. Duties, responsibilities, and/or activities may change at any time with or without notice. FHI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Additional Location: If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us! Get more than a job – get a career! Build a foundation for your future while you gain experience and create connections. At FHI we pride ourselves on helping associates reach their full potential by providing training and on the job experiences that excite and drive success

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