Material Handler (Level 4 - Receiving) - Ocean State Job Lot

North Kingstown, RI

Post Date: 06/14/2018 Job ID: 956 Industry: Distribution / Warehouse

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Ocean State Job Lot.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: Ocean State Job Lot

JOB TITLE: Material Handler (Level 4 - Receiving)                        

Position Summary:

Unload merchandise from trailers onto pallets or unload palletized merchandise or slip-sheeted goods with a forklift or any other power equipment.  Perform an accurate detailed check-in of vendor shipments.

  • Safely and efficiently operate forklift and attachments, pallet jacks and pump jacks
  • Unload and palletize floor loads, move stack and stage product using powered equipment
  • Sort and separate items by SKU’ s, PO#s
  • Verify accuracy of packing slips
  • Accurate checking and controlling of all inbound product; ensure case packs are verified, damages are separated and product code dates are verified
  • Tag merchandise accurately
  • Accurately count merchandise and sign freight bills
  • Work in other areas based on workload
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures and Policies
  • Housekeeping - Maintain neat, orderly and clean work area (clean as you go policy)
  • Comply with all OSHA standards

  • Be able to complete position-specific Powered Industrial Equipment Training
  • Satisfactory completion of Area Training Program
  • Ability to pass Area Proficiency test is required
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to physically unload merchandise to meet standards
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Equipment and pass licensing test


Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and the employer will make the final hiring decisions.


Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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