Lead Material Handler Retail
Lancaster, PA 
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Job Description

Goodwill Keystone Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/Disabled/Veterans Employer)

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Lead Material Handler Retail
Job Code:210211
Location:Lancaster Lincoln Highway Store
Address:2353 Lincoln Hwy East, Lancaster PA
Job Type:Retail
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Responsibilities:

Performs material handling for donated goods program. Provides assistance to drivers in all areas of transportation of materials. Maintains awareness of the working conditions of the equipment in the department. Manages the textiles, wares, warehouse storage, and oversee all functions relating to sorting, pricing, storing and preparing of merchandise. Provides supervision in the absence of Store Leadership.

A. Manages the daily operations of textiles, wares flow and backroom staging. Ensures a steady flow of the total production process; ensures quality standards from both employees and clients, performs production duties as necessary to fulfill demands.

B. Coordinates daily shipments to the Harrisburg distribution center:Communicates regularly with appropriate personnel; completes/maintains necessary paperwork; separates processed materials according to demands/trends.

C. Assists and oversees general dock operations to include, but not be limited to: Loading and unloading of trucks; keeping dock area clean and organized; completion of all required forms; cleans around dock; empties containers of trash. Ensures outgoing and incoming trucks are loaded properly. Communicates transportation needs to store manager and transportation.

D. Investigates alternate production methods to maintain high efficiency level.

E. Daily performs and oversees the following duties to include, but not be limited to: Policing the property; removing trash from the parameters of the building including grounds; empties trash; sweeps dock areas; weeds grounds around facility; snow and ice removal; outside maintenance and lawn care; maintains cleanliness of work areas and trucks.

F. Assist with the operation of the floor by loading furniture for customers when needed and placing donated furniture onto the sales floor. Rotating to Harrisburg as needed.

G. Presents a neat and professional appearance to the general public. Answers questions and provides general information as necessary.

H. Maintains an awareness of safety practices, techniques, precautions and performs duties in a safe manner at all times.

I. Communicates progress/concerns of the department to the Store Manager.

J. Supports and promotes organizational programs and special events.

Job Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent plus four years of experience in workshop or industrial work with two years of supervisory experience; or, equivalent education and experience.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Must be able to push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds frequently.
Must be able to use a computer and calculator.
Knowledge of Microsoft programs.
Must have the ability to work under minimal supervision.
Must be able to work beyond normal work schedule to include mandatory overtime during peak times as required.
Ability to read, write and perform simple math.
Minimum of one-year experience in material handling.
Must possess current and valid drivers license and be approved by Goodwill insurance carrier.
Must be able to push, pull and lift up to 100 pounds.
Must be certified in the operation of tow motor.
Must present a neat appearance and the ability to communicate effectively.

Other Relevant Job Information:

Salary Range $13.00 to $14.30 based on experience.
Must be able to work days, nights and weekends.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$13.00 to $14.30
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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