Myers Container A Stavig Group Company
  • 25-Mar-2020 to 24-May-2020 (PST)
  • Production
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $22-$25 DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


If you are looking for an innovative and sustainable company that is committed to continuous improvement at every level of the company, then Container Management Services is the company for you.  

We are continually seeking a diverse mix of talented people that bring skills and passion to a constantly evolving manufacturing and reconditioning environment.  We have 7 facilities in Oregon, California, North Carolina, and Ohio that supply new steel drums, reconditioned steel drums, reconditioned IBCs, plastic drums, and recycled plastic. We are a family-owned company that takes pride in being the preferred supplier to our customers by providing the best quality, value, and service while leading in sustainability and safety.

Container Management Services is hiring for a Yard Hostler in Portland, Oregon. The ideal candidate will possess these skills and qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Switch trailers from the yards to the dock and vice versa in a timely manner to meet production needs.
  • Inspect switcher truck daily and notify Dispatch when any repairs are needed.
  • Inspect trailer lights, tires and licensing. Notify Transportation Manager if repairs are needed and verify that the required
    repairs are made.
  • Examine completed load at dock for accurate Status ID tag and proper securing of loaded drums.
  • Record drum counts on Bills of Lading.
  • Report back to management on yard condition and assist with clean-up efforts as necessary.
  • Assist in directing and off-loading customer and common carriers on site.
  • Monitor trailers in the yards and reposition trailers to fully utilize the yard when applicable.
  • Work with the Production Manager to best coordinate inbound trailers and stage trailers for production runs.
  • Assist with trailer loading and unloading (training provided)

Other Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist Loading Dock and Receiving when additional employees are needed (frequent).

Qualifications To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the above duties. The requirement reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.below are representative of the conditions, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential functions of this job.

Required Education, Skill, and Experience:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Work Experience
  • Experienced truck driver
  • Required License or Certification:
  • Class C Drivers License (annual)
  • CDL License required
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting in the tractor for extended periods of time while switching trailers (frequent).
  • Standing for extended periods of time while helping Loading Dock and Receiving (frequent).
  • Lifting 35-60 lbs. drum during loading & unloading

Mental Requirements:

  • Numerical intelligence the ability to perform basic arithmetic accurately.
  • Verbal Intelligence the ability to understand the meaning of words and to respond effectively.
  • General Intelligence the ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions and orientation to the job.
  • Motor Coordination Skills the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, and fingers rapidly and accurately handle precise movements
  • Coordination of Eyes, Hands, and Feet the ability to coordinate the eyes, hands, and feet with each other in response to visual stimuli.

Work Environment:

  • Office controlled environment (frequent).
  • Plant loud noise, heat, cold, mechanical hazards and atmospheric fumes/vapors (frequent)
  • Yard heat, cold, uneven ground, vehicle traffic (frequent)
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