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BlueLinx Corporation Material Handler in Yaphank, New York



  • C ompetitive Pay

  • Monday through Friday Work Schedule

  • Full Benefits : Health, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance

  • Strong Safety Culture!

  • Safe & Reliable Equipment!

  • Paid Time Off after introductory period with company

Position Purpose Summary:

Responsible for safely and efficiently loading/unloading/storing building materials from trailers or rail cars while minimizing damage and ensuring customers receive quality materials.


  • 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.

  • Operating equipment such as a chainsaw to cut lumber to specific lengths in the lumber beam field.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of engineered lumber is a plus.

  • Working outdoors in all seasons.

  • Ability toproficiently and safely useforkliftto transport product, load/unload trucks

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs using safe liftingtechniques

  • Ability to read/comprehendsales order, purchase orders, safety material,etc.

  • Knowledge of loading/unloading/storage requirements.

  • Knowledge of damage identification procedures and safety forklift operations techniques.

About BlueLinx Holdings Inc.

BlueLinx (NYSE: BXC) is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx has a differentiated distribution platform, value-driven business model and extensive cache of products across the building products industry. Headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, BlueLinx has over 2,200 associates and distributes its comprehensive range of structural and specialty products to approximately 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers.

Job Locations US-NY-Yaphank

Posted Date 4 months ago (8/20/2019 1:21 PM)

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Day

Category Facility

Job ID 5631

BlueLinx provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We forbid discrimination on account of age, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, creed, religion, sex/gender, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, civil partnership, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.