Ryder System Helper in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

Position Description

The Helper assists drivers, accurately transfers product, both physically and logically, into and/or out of the warehouses, loads and unloads trucks, and moves product throughout the facility manually, while providing excellent customer service.


  • High school diploma, general equivalency degree (GED) or equivalent preferred

  • One (1) year or more of experience with inside delivery

  • Basic installation skills

  • Ability to:

  • Read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc.

  • Lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted and walk in high traffic areas

  • Work overtime as assigned

  • Safety Sensitive Position


  • Read, interpret, and apply bills of lading and assembly instructions

  • Recognize and correct potential process errors before actions adversely affect the customer

  • Recognize damaged product at any point in the warehousing process and take appropriate action when discovered

  • Stage orders according to location and verify: number of pallets picked and stage location

  • Prepare receiving, storage and shipping documentation retaining product accountability throughout the logistical process

  • Be aware of, and follow, location and work center safety and security policies and procedures

  • Perform housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned

  • May operate stair-climbing equipment, pallet jack, or lift gate

  • Load/unload freight or assist in the loading/unloading of freight if required by customer

  • Light assembly of technical equipment

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition 2018-54047

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Position Code 5004