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2nd Shift Loader (Shipping)

Company: Jo-Ann Fabrics
Location: Opelika
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOANN Distribution Centers utilize optimal processes and the latest technology to create a state-of-the-art inventory distribution system. At our DCs, we control the flow of product to our entire network of stores. Our Team Members focus on quality and efficiency to ensure that JOANN products -from fabrics to frames -are delivered safely to our stores and on schedule for our customers. Whether you operate material handling equipment to unload or replenish inventory, fulfill orders or prepare the orders for shipments, you will be an integral component of our business. Here, teamwork, innovative thinking and attention to detail are the keys to our success.


The Loader is responsible for loading cartons on outbound trailers. The Loader is required to load a trailer in an organized fashion, protecting product from damage, and conserving as much space as possible to maximize the cube. They are also required to verify they are loading the correct store in the order it needs to be in the trailer.


  • Removes empty totes from the trucks with a pushing force of up to 100 lbs;
  • Hand loads boxes from the end of a conveyor in to the trailer. Boxes and totes are stacked approx 106" high and can weigh up to 97 pounds;
  • Loads non-conveyable cartons delivered via pallet by hand loading them on to the conveyor;
  • All other task and duties as assigned.


  • Ability to operate equipment such as motorized jack, tow motor etc..
  • Able to achieve/maintain production requirements
  • Attentive to all aspects of the environment while working
  • Able to work effectively for significant periods of time in a location with little interpersonal contact
  • Able to work well with others
  • Sensitive to the diversity and needs of others
  • Support company values and support company objectives.
  • Regular and Predictable Attendance
  • Available to work scheduled hours to include overtime and weekends as required


  • Ability to walk up to 10 hours a day on concrete floor
  • Ability to climb stairs in multi-story structures
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted


  • Education Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Experience Minimum: Warehouse experience and/or power equipment experience

This position will be located at:

3101 Anderson Road Opelika, AL 36801

JOANN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. JOANN is an at-will employer, which means that your employment may be terminated by JOANN or yourself with or without notice or cause unless the at-will arrangement is modified by a written agreement signed by both you and and authorized representative of JOANN.

Keywords: Jo-Ann Fabrics, Columbus , 2nd Shift Loader (Shipping), Other , Opelika, Georgia

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