Material Handler – Oakland, CA – THS

June 10, 2019

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Job Description

Material Handler – Oakland, CA – THS

Matheson is an award-winning, national transportation carrier proudly serving the United States Postal Services and other commercial carriers since 1964. Matheson is committed to the belief that “service must be reliable, convenient and must improve continuously.” We take pride in the fact that our service is consistently at or above the 99% percent performance level.

Matheson Inc. is looking for experienced Material Handlers for our Oakland, CA location.

Material Handlers who are committed to providing quality service in the most efficient and effective manner are invited to join our family!

Material handlers are responsible for loading and unloading sacks, tubs and trays of mail into and out of aircraft containers of various sizes. The smallest of these containers are approximately five feet high and the largest approximately eight feet high.

Daily assignments vary and may range from tug operations, mail handling, container management and dock work as needed based on incoming work.

Material Handlers while reporting to the manager or supervisor, will receive work direction from the Lead assigned to each shift.

Material handler must ensure timeliness; packaging, routing, and systems work is completed accurately and timely.

May be assigned to jobs on a rotating basis including sorting mail on a conveyor/roller system and then into rolling equipment used to transport the mail onto trucks; may be required to push this rolling equipment up a ramp and onto trailers as well as to reposition the equipment in the warehouse.

Follow all proper policies and procedures; instructions and details of work assigned

Identify and label materials or mark information on containers.

Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area; when needed, record information on daily production sheet, truck dock manifest and VAP submission reports.

Safety & Compliance
* Must be able to safely work with the containers, this requires utilizing a step aid, stepping up and down approximately 30 inches in order to get into and out of the container.
* Ensure a safe work environment and abide by all Matheson safety rules
* Apply basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position

* Participate in stand up activities with cross functional teams including daily stretching exercises.
* Participate and direct team in Lean Warehousing system on the floor.
* Provide flexibility in timely transactions when moved to different work areas as assigned throughout the shift


Monday – Saturday
10:00 PM – 5:00 AM

Tuesday – Sunday
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Job Qualifications:

* High School diploma or general education degree
* 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training

Knowledge of basic safety measure when lifting, pulling, pushing

Ability to work within a team environment
Ability to adhere to productivity goals and measures
Ability to move from one assigned area to another as work requires.
Ability to accurately read labels and placards

Special Requirements
* Must pass a drug screen
* Must pass a criminal background
* Must pass a job related physical assessment
* Must be at least 18 years or age

All employees are responsible for integrating security practices in daily work by appropriately using and safeguarding Matheson resources in compliance with policies and procedures.

Compensation: Hourly USPS Wage Determination ($16.69) plus Health & Welfare ($3.94).

Health & Welfare (H&W) is paid ‘in lieu of benefits’ in an amount designated by the Wage Determination. (H&W is paid on the first 40 hours worked each week. H&W is not paid on OT hours.)


Matheson Inc. is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: San Leandro, California

How to Apply

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