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Merchandise Handler - 1st shift

True Value Company, one of the world's largest hardlines wholesalers with more than 4,400 independent retailers in over 60 countries, is looking for Merchandise Handlers for our 1st shift at our Harvard Distribution Center.

We are looking for personally driven and dependable associates who are interested in working with an enthusiastic, fast-paced, customer-focused team.

Scheduled Days:    Monday through Friday

Scheduled Hours:   6:00 am – 2:30 pm

Starting Pay Rate: $15.25 per hour
*** This facility has a Step Progression Plan. After 6 months, the hourly rate will increase to $16.00. After 12 months, the hourly rate will increase to $16.50 and to $17.00 after 18 months.***

Benefits Include:   Medical, Prescription Drug Plan, Dental, Vision, 401k, Paind Vacation and Holidays and Weekly Pay

Our Merchandise Handlers are responsible for safely unloading merchandise from trailers, lifting cartons and product, and checking goods received against purchase orders or invoices. You are also responsible for loading cartons on pallets and other containers for outbound shipment. Stocking shelves with goods received while accurately maintaining records of goods received or shipped is also part of the job.

Position Description

Our Merchandise Handlers performs the following tasks safely with the customer in mind:

  • Loads and unloads merchandise from trailers
  • Lifts cartons and other items frequently
  • Selects and picks product for shipment to valued store members
  • Matches goods received with purchase orders and/or invoices using leading edge voice pick technology
  • Ensures accuracy of all goods handled through record verification matching inventory to order numbers
  • May operate power equipment including: forklifts, pallet handlers and hand trucks
  • May use small hand tools such as RF Scanners
  • Prepare merchandise for shipping using shrink wrap machines or other devices

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Minimum 18 -years-old
  • Must be able to work overtime with little or no notice
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work all overtime hours
  • Must be able to stand and walk 8 or more hours per day (Average 5-10 miles per day)
  • Bending, reaching, twisting, pulling, kneeling and lifting are continuous essential functions of the job
  • Will lift from 1-75 pounds from floor to five feet level continuously and team lift heavier items
  • Normal physical agility is a must

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
True Value
Full time
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 30,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Harvard, IL 60033, US