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Alliant Energy Material Handler I in Fairfax, Iowa

At Travero, we believe there is always a way to get to YES ; that innovative thinking can overcome any challenge; that being a good partner means delivering – every time; that silos are something you see out the window, not at the office; and that success requires agility and ambitious action. With experts in freight brokerage, rail and barge terminal services, warehouse management and transloading, Travero gives customers a one-stop shop for customized supply chain solutions so they can focus on the thing they care about most - growing their business.

Travero, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy, is a logistics solutions company with more than 100 years of experience in freight management and delivery.

Job Posting Details

Why Logistics Park Cedar Rapids? Beyond competitive pay, we’re a culture of collaboration. From entry-level to leadership positions, our warehouse teams work together to handle freight and meet customer expectations and timelines. Productivity is what we do. Quality is how we do it. Safety is who we are and our number one priority.

Grow your skills and ambitions in our food-grade certified, rail-served public warehouse and transload facility.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Material Handler I to join our team at Logistics Park Cedar Rapids in Fairfax, IA. This position is responsible for safely operating material handling equipment to facilitate the movement of product between buildings, truckloads, and railcar. This position will work inside and outside with exposure to temperature extremes and weather.

What you will do

  • Operates material handling equipment, such as, forklifts and pallet jacks.

  • Secures trailers to all docks and provides trailer information to the office.

  • Operates electric forklift and associated warehouse equipment to safely and accurately move product within the warehouse. Additional equipment may include rail cars, stretch wrappers, scrubber and hand tools.

  • Proper usage and compliance with warehouse management system (WMS) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) . Follows internal protocol for inventory accuracy and customer compliance.

  • Loads and unloads trailers, trucks and rail cars in a safe manner as to not damage product or physical assets of Travero or customer.

  • Participate in inventory tracking and audits.

  • Performs all work according to established procedures and safety practices.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma Required

Preferred Experience

  • 2 years experience operating an electric forklift in a warehouse or manufacturing facility.

  • Previous experience operating an electric high reach forklift.

  • Previous experience of working with a warehouse management system (WMS) or enterprise resource planning (ERP)

  • Previous experience working in a food grade environment (warehouse or manufacturing)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse and inclusive work group.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.

  • Ability to work inside and outside with exposure to temperature extremes.

  • Ability to use a calculator and basic math competency.

  • Flexibility to other work assignments including sanitation, value-added, assembly and rework projects.

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. safely.

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Travero is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.

All candidates selected for employment with Travero and/or Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and affiliates is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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