General Logistics Systems (GLS) Company is an established provider of time-critical package and freight shipping solutions that has been operating in more than 40 countries across Europe for over 30 years, generating annual revenue totaling well above $4 billion.
We've taken our unique but proven business model stateside, where we intend to shake up the market with a truly combined express parcel, premier less-than-truckload (LTL), dedicated and freight brokerage offering that's faster and more flexible than our competitors'.
We passionately believe that our success depends on our customers' success, which informs the 'why' and 'how' of everything we do. At this pivotal stage in our growth journey, we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us build a new kind of logistics company...one that makes customers' lives easier and plays an active role in their achievements.
Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to join GLS-US and keep an eye out for future openings as we expand!
Purpose of Position
Our package handlers are our front-line employees and a very important part of GLS. They work diligently to sort and make sure packages are in the correct route, to ensure proper delivery timelines. They work closely as a team to make sure all the behind the scenes work is done safely and successfully, no day is the same. We are looking to expand our team with people that care about safety, quality and work at a fast pace.
Essential Job Functions
Scan and/or sort packages, load and unload trucks. Operate equipment such as forklift and pallet jacks. Comply with all warehouse safety rules and guidelines. Maintain a clean and organized work area. Other duties as assigned.
Characteristics are relatively stable and frequently wet and/or humid. Maybe exposed to fumes, airborne particles, extreme heat and vibrations. The noise level is usually loud and the exposure risk to hazardous environmental conditions are moderate. Listed below are applicable special environmental conditions.
- Standing for prolonged periods of time is required.
- Regularly works in outside weather conditions.
- Rarely (0 12%)
- Occasionally (13 33%)
- Frequently (34 64%)
- Regularly (65 100%)
Seeing: See in the normal vision range with or without correction sufficient to read printed documents and to operate equipment. - Regularly (65 100%)
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction to communicate with others and be alert of moving equipment. - Regularly (65 100%)
Standing: Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time. - Regularly (65 100%)
Seating: Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time. - Regularly (65 100%)
Physical ability: Bending at the waist, stoops, kneeling, climbing, walking etc. as job may require. - Frequently (34 64%)
Climbing: Must be able to climb up and down a 3-foot-high ladder over a conveyor. Occasionally (13 33%)
Grasping/Feeling: Must have the dexterity to use a keyboard and handheld scanner as job may require. - Regularly (65 100%)
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 75 lbs. - Regularly (65 100%)
0 25 lbs.- Regularly (65 100%)
26 50 lbs.- Regularly (65 100%)
51+ lbs. - Regularly (65 100%)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must also be willing to follow instructions and accept supervision, maintain a positive attitude toward their work and cooperate with co-workers and supervisors. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills: Ability to speak, read and interpret documents printed in English such as policies and procedures, freight bills, bills of lading, computer reports and printouts, invoices, and work orders. Ability to write in English routine reports and correspondence.
Mathematical Skills: Possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must have a pleasant, positive personality and the ability to get along well with supervisors, dispatchers, customers, and co-workers. Must project a clean cut, well-groomed appearance always.
General Logistics Systems US is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and is always committed to doing what's right.
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