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Material Handler - Corporate

Material Handler - Corporate

Requisition ID 
Administrative or Clerical

Company Overview

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day.  We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do!  At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

Job Details

General Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of shipping and receiving as it pertains to, but not limited to, UPS, USPS, and Fed-Ex. Maintains files and records of daily shipping and receiving activities. Supports Administrative Services departments as needed.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of items/documents including mail to customers within established time frames. Prepares outgoing items for shipping within established time frames.       Delivers and picks up from off-site locations.
  • Receives incoming shipments such as shipping supplies, merchandise, UPS deliveries, and private couriers and routes the items to the appropriate person or department within established time frames. Assists Mail Services as needed for mail deliveries, service, and beverages centers. Opens and closes dock office.
  • Makes daily pickups and deliveries to USPS. Coordinates and schedules customer pickups and deliveries, including preparation and maintenance of appropriate documentation.   Screens and answers customer calls concerning tracking and manifest packages including all Dollar General Board of Directors books and overseas DGGS shipments.   Arranges and stays for late-night pick up from emergency shipments.
  • Logs all incoming and outgoing shipments with in-house tracking software for accurate data for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting requirements. Monitors inventory and orders for shipping department supplies as well as beverage and service center supplies as needed.       Cleans and maintains dock office and dock area.
  • Monitors merchandise from drop ship vendors’ in-transit shipments tracking systems and reports to appropriate parties. Process exception bi-weekly payroll.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Certified in Hazmat shipping
  • Ability to driver tow motor
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn departmental procedures
  • Ability to lift properly up to 50 pounds

Work Experience &/or Education:

High school diploma or 3 years experience in shipping and receiving environment required. Valid driver’s license required.



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