BlueLinx Corporation

Material Handler

Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/16/2018 2:28 PM)
Regular Full-Time
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BlueLinx Corporation is a leading distributor of building products, serving approximately 11,500 customers nationwide including independent dealers, industrial customers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement centers from our distribution centers in North America. Headquartered in Atlanta, BlueLinx operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver and offers more than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers. A career at BlueLinx will provide an opportunity for challenge and advancement. Our goal is to create an environment where all employees can excel, grow and perform to their highest potential, providing value and service to our customers.  For additional information about the company, please visit us on the web at


Position Purpose Summary: 

Responsible for safely transporting building product material off and on trailers or rail cars and identifying damaged material.  Responsible for product identification and product loading/unloading/storage for detailed finished and standard product handling. Shift will be from 10a to 6:30p.  




  • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Responsible for transporting material off and on trailers or rail cars.  Stores and retrieves material (piece pick and/or bulk).
  • Responsible for efficiently and safely loading trailers for transport of material in accordance with routing solution.
  • Identifies damaged material.
  • Documents inbound and outbound transactions. 
  • Performs daily maintenance of equipment and area cleaning requirements.
  • Responsible for basic equipment maintenance (horn, flashing beacon, fluid levels, fire extinguisher, fueling, personnel protective equipment (PPE), proper packaging).
  • Normally works Monday through Friday schedule.


  • One year of recent forklift/warehouse experience.
  • Safe work record and stable work history.
  • Ability to proficiently and safely use forklift to transport product, load/unload trucks
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs using safe lifting techniques
  • Ability to read/comprehend sales order, purchase orders, safety material,etc.
  • Knowledge of loading/unloading/storage requirements.
  • Knowledge of damage identification procedures and safety forklift operations techniques.




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