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Distribution Center Laborer

Transportation and Logistics

Distribution Manager


Leesport, Pennsylvania, United States

Distribution Center Laborer - Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC is looking to fill TWENTY (20) Distribution Center Laborer positions in Leesport, PAto work approximately 04/01/2023 to 09/30/2023. This is a temporary, full-time, one-time occurrence position.

[Duties]: Operate forklifts and powered industrial vehicles equipped to move materials around distribution center. Perform safety check of powered industrial vehicle prior to operation. Charge vehicle batteries at assigned battery station. Inspect product load for accuracy by verifying quantity on computer inquiry screens and safely move it around the facility to ensure timely and complete delivery. Use scanning equipment to locate product in distribution center and ensure accurate inventory of goods. Hand-manipulate product from primary location to cart or pallet/plate. Pick orders and prepare goods for shipment. Inform supervisor of needed backorders of product, scanning problems, product out of sequence, or damaged product. Perform trailer audit (verify trailer number, cleanliness, condition) prior to loading and inform supervisor of deficiencies. Assist with training of other employees. Participate in team meetings and training sessions. Forklift/powered industrial equipment training will be provided on the job.

[Requirements]: Must be able to work weekends. Must be able to lift up to 100lbs (with assistance). Must be able to manipulate up to 250lbs (with assistance).

[Terms & Conditions of Employment]: Fulltime - at least 35 hours per week. Fri – Mon, 04:00PM – 02:30AM (4 days a week, 10 hours a day, 30 minute lunch break; hours may vary; may be required to work weekends).

Paidweekly, wages calculated each workweek. Workers will be paid no less than $20.06 per hour. Returning workers and workers with more experience may be paid higher wage rates (ranging from $ 20.06 to $ 22.65 per hour). Overtime will be paid at 1.5 times worker’s regular hourly pay ($30.09 to $ 33.98 per hour). Employer will make all deductions from the worker's paycheck as required by law.

On-the-job training provided. The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job.

[Lodging, Daily Transport, Deductions, Benefits]: Employer will negotiate discounted rates with local hotels for optional employee housing on a first-come, first-serve basis. Targeted cost per employee is $175.00 - $200.00 per week (reasonable cost) paid directly to hotel/landlord. All housing costs will be the responsibility of the employee directly with the landlord. Employer will provide employees who choose the optional housing with hotel’s contact information so that each employee can contact the hotel directly to make reservations and payments. Employees may be required to pay a weekly security deposit that will be returned in part or in full depending upon the condition of the room at the end of the stay.

Daily transportation to/from worksite provided if worker lives at company-negotiated housing site.

Benefits available after 90 days of employment include health, vision, dental, and holiday/vacation pay.

[Inbound/Outbound Transportation]: If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Reimbursement will be included in first paycheck following 50% completion.

Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for worker's reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Subsistence will be at least $15.46 per day of travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with documentation of actual expenses. Employer will provide or pay the reasonable costs for lodging where lodging is necessary.

Employer will reimburse worker in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred by the worker.

[Three-fourths Guarantee]: The employer guarantees three-fourths of the total number of work hours of each 12-week period for beginning with the first workday after arrival of the worker or the advertised contractual first date of need, whichever is later, and ending on the expiration of the date specified in the work contract.

[How to Apply]: Apply for position via e-mail at, online at, or through the local workforce agency office at:

[Address:]1920 Kutztown Road, Suite F, Reading, PA 19604

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Reference job order 18216864 when applying.

Ad is placed in connection with future application for H-2B workers. 45 Ashley Way, Leesport, PA 19533. [Register to View] .