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Material Handler - Seasonal

Company: U.S. Venture
Location: Skokie
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY
U.S. AutoForce, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., brings together more than 100 years of experience as an industry leader in the distribution of tires, undercar parts, and lubricants to independent tire retailers, auto repair shops, and automotive dealerships.

Schedule for this position is Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm. Rotating Saturdays. Schedules are subject to change based on business needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Load, unload and stock tires and auto parts in a fast-paced warehouse environment using industrial vehicles such as a forklift or picker equipment
  • Stay fit doing hands-on work. You can expect to lift up to 80 lbs. Some of our stock racks are 25 feet tall, so you must be comfortable working at those heights.
  • Be on the move. You should be willing and able to work on your feet for extended periods of time and work overtime as needed
  • Contribute to our culture of safety, ensuring adherence to all safety policies and operating procedures OUR BENEFITS
    • Highly competitive wages starting at $19.50/hr.
    • Healthcare benefits
    • 401(k) with match
    • Paid Vacation, Sick time, Volunteer Hours and Holidays
    • On-the-job training and skill development
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Discount Programs Physical Demands and Work Environment:
      • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift products weighing up to approximately 80 pounds. Handling of tires (e.g., rolling, destacking, team lifting) greater than approximately 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
      • Protective equipment required: steel or composite toe boots, safety vest, harness, seatbelt, SRL (self-retracting lifeline). All equipment is provided by U.S. AutoForce except for steel / composite toe boots.
      • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Fumes associated with tires and occasionally car parts and lubricants prevalent. QUALIFICATIONS
        • 1 year of relevant work experience
        • 18 years of age or older
        • Ability to work accurately with lengthy part numbers
        • Above average scanning accuracy
        • Ability to follow directions and safe operating procedures
        • Neat and well organized
        • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds
        • Ability to work at heights of 25 feet
        • Work on feet for extended periods of time
        • Willing to work overtime as needed
        • Basic computer/RF scanner experience
        • Successfully pass a pre-employment drug test (do not test for THC / marijuana)

          U.S. Venture requires that a team member have and maintain authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In general, U.S. Venture does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency unless based on business need.

          U.S. Venture will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed recruitment Master Service Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, U.S. Venture shall reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of U.S. Venture.

          Our company is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected characteristic. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call Human Resources at (920) 739-6101.

Keywords: U.S. Venture, Skokie , Material Handler - Seasonal, Professions , Skokie, Illinois

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