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General Tire Handler in Laurens at DSV

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: [[Laurens, SC]] 
Job Posting Title: [[General Tire Handler]] 

The General Tire Handler is responsible for manually loading and/or unloading and stacking tires from containers and trailers onto pallets and moving pallets using a forklift.



Manually stack tires into or onto containers, trailers or pallets.

Utilize proper tire stacking procedures to ensure tires are stacked in a safe, secure and stable manner.

Properly sort tires before loading or unloading per paperwork specifications.

Verify correct and suitable trailers are used per paperwork specifications.

Accurately provide tire counts by correctly filling out proper paperwork.

Execute assigned unload/loading production schedule as assigned by supervisor/site management.

Pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of paperwork and data.

Operate forklift to move pallets to staging area.

Effectively communicate with supervisors and co-workers concerning any incoming or outgoing shipment issues.

Maintain organization and cleanliness of work area and warehouse.

Adheres to all corporate and site specific policies/procedures, safety rules, and OSHA/SDS standards.


Perform other duties as assigned by management.






Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 

Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance.

Strong attention to details, accuracy and accomplish job tasks in a timely manner.

Effectively adapt to change and thrive in a stimulating, fast-pace work environment.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations – N/A



Computer Skills


Language Skills

English (reading, writing, verbal)


Mathematical Skills

Basic to intermediate level to verify quantities of product, count inventory, or perform other duties associated with handling, storing and distributing client products.


Work experience in a logistics/distribution/relevant environment a plus.




While performing the duties of this job, the associate uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; bend, stretch, twist, stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. 

•               Ability to lift up to 70lbs on a consistent basis

•               Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects

•               Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly

      or continuously over time



While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Warehouse is not temperature controlled.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina


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