2nd Shift Yard Switcher (Temp to Hire)

South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Posted: 01/04/2023 Employment Type: Temporary to Hire Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $20-$21 Per Hour

Job Description

Job Description

$100 Bonus

$19-$21 per hour Paid Weekly!!!!

Encadria Staffing Solutions places employees at Georgia-Pacific and many other Koch companies across the country. The Koch family of companies is built on principles of integrity and respect. We pride ourselves on doing the right thing... for you, for us, and for the companies we partner with. We provide opportunities for temporary, temporary-to-hire and full-time employment. If you are looking for your next career move, consider this -

Georgia Pacific Harmon is seeking a (Non CDL) 2nd Shift Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher for the South Plainfield, NJ facility. This role supports the sustainability efforts of Georgia-Pacific by facilitating the movement of incoming and outgoing product through the facility. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to safety standards and knowledge of forklift operations. The Yard Switcher role is a temp to hire position, with opportunity for hire with Georgia Pacific. Yard Jockeys are regularly exposed to sparks, fumes, noise, vibration, confined spaces, moving equipment/machinery and outdoor weather, and work in hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment. If you have switcher experience, are a safety-oriented person, and have a commitment to leading safety compliance, we look forward to hearing from you!

A Day in the Life Typically Includes:

  • Switch trailers in shipping and receiving yards
  • Move trailers in yard to maximize space and maintain organization of the yard
  • Safely operate (including backing) tractor trailers in confine spaces
  • Assist team members as needed
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Perform housekeeping duties in respective work areas (indoor/outdoor)

Job Requirements

What do you need? Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have 1-year previous experience operating tractor trailers
  • Must have a current forklift license or be able to attain one within 6 months
  • Must be willing to work any shift (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) as well as weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Must be willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs) with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. routinely with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to work in hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods (lifting, walking, climbing, and stooping) with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Willing and able to work in an environment with regular exposure to sparks, fumes, noise, vibration, confined spaces, moving equipment/machinery and outdoor weather with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations
  • Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement as a condition of employment

 

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify.

Job Type: Temp to Hire

Salary: $20-21 per /hour

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