Are you an experienced Freight Handler
and looking for a new job?

As a Freight Handler, you will play a vital role in the efficient movement and handling of freight within a warehouse or distribution centre, ensuring timely and accurate delivery.

To join our team, you must be comfortable with the following:

  • Load and unload freight from trucks, trailers, or containers, using manual labour and appropriate handling equipment.
  • Sort and organise incoming and outgoing freight, ensuring proper segregation and storage based on size, weight, and destination.
  • Utilise forklifts, pallet jacks, or other material handling equipment to move and transport freight within the warehouse.
  • Accurately label and tag freight for identification and tracking purposes.
  • Conduct thorough inspections of freight for damage, reporting any issues to supervisors and documenting accordingly.
  • Assist in inventory management tasks, including cycle counting, stock rotation, and conducting physical stock checks.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to optimise warehouse processes and ensure efficient operations.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines, including proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe handling practices.
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area, including sweeping, disposing of waste materials, and adhering to sanitation standards.
  • Follow company policies and procedures, including compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines.

To be eligible, you must have:

  • Experience: Previous experience as a Freight Handler or in a similar role within a warehouse or distribution center.
  • Physical Fitness: Strong physical stamina and the ability to lift, carry, and move heavy freight safely.
  • Equipment Efficient: Proficiency in operating forklifts, pallet jacks, or other material handling equipment (valid certifications preferred).
  • Freight Handling Process: Familiarity with freight handling processes, including loading, unloading, sorting, and labelling.
  • Attention to Detail: Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in sorting, documentation, and inventory management tasks.
  • Organisational Skills: Excellent organisational skills to maintain an efficient workflow and manage multiple priorities.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members, supervisors, and other stakeholders.
  • Safety Guidelines and Procedures: Commitment to workplace safety and adherence to safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to work varied shifts, including evenings, weekends, and public holidays, as required by the job.
  • Computer Literacy: Basic computer skills for data entry and use of inventory management systems.

If you are an experienced Freight Handler seeking new opportunities, this role at RecruitWest's client could be the perfect fit for you. Apply now to join a dynamic team and contribute to the smooth handling and delivery of freight within a thriving warehouse in Perth.

Register your interest here.

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general responsibilities and requirements of the Freight Handler position. It is not an exhaustive list, and additional duties may be assigned as needed.