Suck at splitting the belt

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by 32blaine, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. 32blaine

    32blaine New Member

    I'm 3 days in and this is the job they assigned me. I can't keep up! Sometimes T=the entire belt is filled with packages and I can't move them around. My supe yells at me in front of everyone.
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Every job has a learning curve. Give yourself 30 days and if you don't get any better ask to be reassigned.

    The last thing that you want to do is get stuck in a job that you don't like with our busy season quickly approaching.
     
  3. Splitting isn't hard to do
     
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  4. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Yell back!
     
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  5. I have to wear my glasses when I sort/split.
     
  6. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Waah.
     
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  7. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Do you have a question or just looking for sympathy?
     
  8. Teospal

    Teospal New Member

    Splitting is easier than loading.
     
  9. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    But doing a split on the blind was !!!
     
  10. dudebro

    dudebro Active Member

    Pick up the light ones, stack them on the ones that are already on the right side, slide the heavy ones into the space you create. Best you can do.
    As for the sup - "okay boss" and don't even think about it, just do the best you can, safely.
     
  11. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....


    When he yells at you in front of everyone,

    how does that make you feel?
     
  12. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Anytime your sup' yells, ask them an open ended question. Anything requiring more than a "yes" or "no" answer confuses them. Once confused, most sups will go away.
     
  13. jbg77

    jbg77 Active Member

    I split and load two heavy PC's. Just takes time to learn the sort. You'll get it just be patient.
     
  14. Luke Thighrocker

    Luke Thighrocker Active Member

    It's almost like, you lived the experience...
     
  15. StoptheAct1212

    StoptheAct1212 Active Member

    Work faster.....
     
  16. timster24

    timster24 New Member

    blahahaha or they stand a foot off your face screaming until the steward walks in
     
  17. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Has never happened in our hub or at least I've never seen it. I'd love to meet the PT Sup who does this.
     
  18. Heavily Caffeinated

    Heavily Caffeinated New Member

    You get better with time. Every manual labor task at UPS is simple yet difficult. It's hard and tiring and frustrating until eventually it isn't so bad anymore.
     
  19. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

    Then file harassment grievance, along with a phone call to corporate HR. I know you simply forgot to put that in.
     
  20. matty_lawn

    matty_lawn Active Member


    What does a harassment grievance actually do though besides just having a target on your back from there on? Im not being a smart ass I actually don't know