Job Title: Material Handler Job No: 378826

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Job Summary:

Receiving personnel are responsible for assisting the unloading of containers, wrapping, labeling, and staging of product. The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of power equipment and may also be required to perform other duties in addition to his or her own. Initial work assignment will work Monday through Friday 4:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

Receiving: Sort product according to material numbers in a safe and efficient manner. Efficiently transport the merchandise to appropriate aisle for put away.

Equipment: Load, unload, move, stack and stage product and materials using an electric pallet jack or other power equipment. Use the computer equipment for transferring, and put away, as required. Maintain the facility’s equipment and product in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the pallet jack or other equipment. Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.

Inventory: Keep appropriate records to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.

Safety, Sanitation, Security: Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards.

Unload containers or shuttle pallets as directed by the supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Warehouse operations, equipment operations, proper lifting techniques.

Ability to: Read, write, walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, lift, operate equipment, handle multiple tasks, follow directions, and work safely in hot and cold environment.

Special Requirements:

Ability to:

  • work overtime, shifts, weekends and holidays,
  • lift product, up to 70 pounds, on a regular basis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education (preferred level): High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience (the minimum level of direct experience in a similar position): 1 year
  • Knowledge/Experience/Skills: The Forklift Operator must be able to read and count accurately, do simple math and write legibly; must be capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time. The ability to follow directions is extremely important.
  • Will be required to have completed or to satisfactorily complete the Fork Truck training program.