Secondary sorter?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Nostromo, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. Nostromo

    Nostromo Member

    I was offered a secondary sort position by my lead sup. I'm currently a feeder loader on twilight with 2 weeks left on my probation. My questions are, why ask a lowest "seniority" person to fill that spot. Is the job more taxing on the body? And finally is the job a permeable job or would I be asked to fill in a secondary sort position while performing my current duties


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  2. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    That's one job I never did in my career, but my son is sitting here behind me, and he has. He said the secondary job is far superior than loading feeder trailers. He says it might depend on your building volumn as well. good luck to you.
     
  3. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

    Secondary sort is easy, but the job itself is very bad for your shoulders and arms.
     
  4. Nostromo

    Nostromo Member

    Building volume is pretty high I imagine we have something like 150-160 doors. Buck raise, hell why not. Thanks for the replies


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  5. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    The trade off: easier on knees & back & hips, from my experience. You're not bending down to pick up pkgs from rollers (or floor) & climbing up a load stand.
     
  6. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    What the heck is secondary sorter? Are you talking about low volume pickoff or something else?
     
  7. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    Another sort aisle between the primary sort aisle and the pickoffs (or boxline slides on Preload).
     
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  8. Nostromo

    Nostromo Member

    So technically in order of jobs that leave after shift is feeder unloaders, primary/secondary sorters, feeder loaders and bulk or irreg employees?


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