Material Handler Warehouse

Material Handler
Position Description

Department: Warehouse Reports To: Plant Manager
Job Type: Hourly Job Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-exempt Grade Level:
Supervises: None Travel Required: None
Work Schedule: Varies by location, business needs and machine
Operate the industrial forklift to move materials in the warehouse and to load and unload truck trailers or shipping containers. Responsible for daily inspection of the forklift for general maintenance and repairs. Responsible for following all required safety regulations while operating the forklift.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Load and unload materials off or onto pallets, platforms, skids, racking or trailers. May be done manually or with different types of lifting devices (forklift, clamp truck, hand truck, aerial lift, etc.).
2. Must be able to read and correctly interpret all documents for proper handling of incoming and outgoing material.
3. Load and unload materials off or onto pallets, platforms, skids, racking or trailers. May be done manually or with different types of lifting devices (forklift, clamp truck, hand truck, aerial lift, etc.).
4. Move controls, devices and levers to drive forklifts in order to transfer material to and from the dock to production areas or proper storage location in warehouse.
5. Organize and secure stored materials such as bales, boxes, pallets, rolls, etc.
6. Weigh products or materials and record weight and other production information on labels and tags.
7. Perform routine inspections to ensure the suitable working nature of forklift equipment.
8. Report to Logistics Manager any damage to racks, faulty equipment or any other safety hazards.
9. Work in accordance with the state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines along with all company policies and procedures.
10. General housekeeping, maintenance and organization of the dock and inventory areas.
Other Functions
1. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and assignments at one time.
2. Must be able to work independently.
3. Daily contact requiring courtesy, discretion and sound judgment. Understands they are a representative of the employer.
4. Required to perform all other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Education and
? High School Diploma or GED equivalent
? At least three (1-3) years of industrial work
? Ability to work a flexible work schedule based on need and schedules
? Initial forklift certification and renewal every 3 years

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
K: Thorough knowledge of the company's product and the machines used to run the product
Basic computer knowledge
Full understanding of company's safety procedures and policies
S: Basic math and measuring skills
Skill in operation of company tools and equipment
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Basic machine maintenance skills/trouble-shooting skills

A: Ability to think and react quickly, ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to make independent judgments which have moderate impacts on the organization
Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and cost
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