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IKO Shipper/Receiver in Hagerstown, Maryland

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!

Job Description

The Shipper/Receiver is responsible for the safe loading and unloading of raw materials and finished products. Must be committed to safe forklift operation, and have to ability to work from a pick list.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to safely operate a sit down forklift while maintaining a valid forklift certification

  • Must be comfortable working outside in the elements

  • Communicate with drivers to ensure the accuracy of the load as well as safety requirements for loading/unloading materials Ability to think on your feet in identifying from the pick list where the material is located either in the yard or warehouse

  • Identifying what needs to be double stacked in the yard versus single stacked

  • Identify where to double stack the material

  • Utilize the chart of the North and South yard as a map/guide

  • Identify where product is located in the yard by utilizing the identifying signs

  • Guide the truck drivers where they need to go in order to be safely loaded/unloaded

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Must be legally authorization to work in U.S.

  • Must be able to pass a forklift certification class and test

  • Must be able to read a pick list

  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary, which could include weekends

  • Must be able to pass a fit for duty Physical

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. unassisted

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

IKO is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems operating in Canada, the United States and multiple global markets. Our 60+ years of success has been enabled by the dedication of our employees. We would welcome the opportunity to consider you for one of our great opportunities!