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Cargo Handler - First Shift

Company: Ryder System
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description

Our team is growing! Ryder is hiring

a 1st Shift Cargo Handler in


About the position:

  • Consistent pay : $14.08/hr
  • Shift: Mon-Fri 7am-3:30pm
  • Requirements:
  • Forklift experience - minimum of 6 months
  • Driver's license with good driving record
  • Computer skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test

Apply Now!

Paid Time Off provided for COVID vaccination appointments!

Text "BATON ROUGE" to ??(904) 515-3266 for more info!

Why Ryder?

  • Strong Safety culture, including safe and reliable equipment, paid training
  • Stability and growth opportunities
  • Competitive benefits package, vacation & PTO in the first year!
  • Weekly pay, direct deposit is available!
  • Forbes’ 2019 list of the “World’s Best Employers”

The Cargo Handler is responsible for accurately loading and unloading our customer's products. This may include moving product into and out of trailers and warehouse locations, placing product in distribution bins for the customer or any variation as required. This position is responsible for customer satisfaction by ensuring that all they accurately follow all work instructions, whether written or verbal.




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Forklift certification required
  • A minimum of one year of related shipping and receiving or warehouse experience, with two years preferred
  • Ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds unassisted
  • Capacity to transact system information in a productive manner
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English
  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices


  • Performs material moves with associated transactions as required by the customer
  • Works at a fast pace continuously
  • Loads and unloads inbound/outbound trailers
  • Ensures all scanning is completed correctly
  • Helps train dock employees on new procedures
  • Ensures facility is secure at end of shift; investigates/resolves scanning issues and housekeeping
  • Performs the assigned tasks, as directed, to include the physical handling of materials within associated customer transactions
  • Completes assignments safely within the allotted time
  • Participates in workgroup and other team activities for the purpose of self improvement and improving warehouse operations and related business functions


  • Abides by all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for performing work assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Picks product to fill customer orders
  • Packs, crates and prepares order to load on truck/trailer
  • Operates cardboard baler machine
  • Operates forklift and manual pallet jack
  • Pre-trip inspection on forklift on a daily basis
  • Completes required training as scheduled.
  • Other duties may be assigned based on operational needs

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Posted Date 5 days ago (6/4/2021 3:32 PM)

Requisition 2021-99921

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0701

Keywords: Ryder System, Baton Rouge , Cargo Handler - First Shift, Other , BATON ROUGE, Louisiana

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