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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 1/24/2018

Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED
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per hour


Position Description:
Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc., one of the leading distributors and processors of metals in the US, is currently seeking a Warehouse Helper to join our team in Plymouth, MN.

Candidate will be responsible to:
-Operate a forklift/side loader- this can require the employee to climb on and off of a forklift multiple times during the shift
-Operate a strapping machine- hand held piece of equipment used to secure product to a skid/pallet
-Operate a overhead crane- All of our cranes are operated by the use of a remote control.
-Material handling- the filling of orders requires an employee to manually move material onto a skid/pallet or create a bundle for shipment to customer.
-Perform quality inspections- these inspections range from visually inspecting material while processing to performing dimensional checks of the material with certified measuring equipment.
-Computer/Date entry
-All employees are required to wear PPE which consists of hardhat, Kevlar sleeves, cut resistant gloves, Safety boots, eye protection and hearing protection where needed.

Standard shifts run 8 hours with two fifteen minute breaks

Daily Work Flow
1-Material Handling
2-QUality Inspection
3-Strapping Machine
4-Data Entry
6-Repeat 1-5

Secondary Responsibilities:
1. Keep areas clean and organized
2. Complete assignments as directed.
3. See supervisor after all assignments have been completed for further direction.

See your supervisor for additional duties and responsibilities once both primary and secondary responsibilities are completed.

Position Requirements:
* High School Diploma or GED
* Certified fork truck experience preferred
* Crane experience preferred (sheet lifter, chains, slings, hoists, or hooks)
* Experience with hand tools for banding and packaging material.
* SAP experience preferred
* Understand work order packaging specifications.

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.


Ryerson is a processor and distributor of metals with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada and China. Founded in 1842, Ryerson is headquartered in Chicago and employs approximately 3,400 employees in around 100 locations.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
227 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60608

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