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2nd Shift Material Handler

2nd Shift Material Handler

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Pier 1 Imports is looking for Full Time 2nd Shift Material Handlers to join our team!  A Material Handler performs activities associated with the distribution of merchandise from within the distribution center operations to Pier 1 Imports stores.  The Material Handler also participates in various areas of the distribution center operations including order picking, packing, quality control, shipping, and receiving.  


*Starting pay is $15.00 an hour including a shift differential.  

*$16.00 earning potential after 18 months


  • Gather equipment and supplies necessary to process orders.
  • Gather equipment and supplies necessary to ship and/or receive merchandise.
  • Operate forklift to arrange, load and/or unload and shuttle merchandise.
  • Operate a forklift to load parcel shipment trucks.
  • Transfer merchandise from racks in locations to racks on forklift.
  • Pick merchandise and place it on a conveyor or cart and/or into a box or tote.
  • Remove empty boxes, empty racks, straps, or other debris from locations.
  • Complete necessary paperwork to process overages, shortages and damages of merchandise.  
  • Identify and verify merchandise quantities through comparison of description and SKU markings on merchandise to quantities on a printed receiver list.
  • Manually load outbound trailers.
  • Place seals on truck trailer doors to ensure tight closure when necessary.
  • Sweep work area, dock and empty trailers of all debris.
  • Straighten merchandise, equipment and supplies. 
  • Dispose of trash, empty boxes, straps, broken pallets and other debris necessary to maintain a safe working environment
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Minimize inventory loss by handling and storing merchandise properly.


  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift and move bulky merchandise on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stock and retrieve merchandise from various heights, ranging from the floor level up to the ceiling of the distribution center.
  • Ability to operate distribution center warehouse equipment previously mentioned.
  • Ability to work in a non-airconditioned environment.
  • May be required to work different shifts and/or overtime, weekends and holidays


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