Material Handler

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Material Handler Job Description

 

Job Title: Material Handler

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Material Handler to join our team and assist with the daily operations of our warehouse. The Material Handler will be responsible for loading and unloading trucks, moving materials to and from storage areas, and performing other tasks related to the handling and transportation of goods. The ideal candidate will have experience in a warehouse or logistics environment, as well as excellent attention to detail and physical dexterity.

 

Responsibilities:

- Load and unload trucks using material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks

- Move materials to and from storage areas, using designated pathways or routes

- Ensure that all materials are properly labeled and stored according to established procedures

- Conduct regular inventory checks and maintain accurate records of all materials

- Assist with order picking and packing as needed

- Operate equipment safely and maintain a clean and organized work area

- Follow all safety protocols and procedures, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

- Collaborate with other team members to ensure that all tasks are completed efficiently and effectively

 

Requirements:

- High school diploma or equivalent

- Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a warehouse or logistics environment

- Experience operating material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks

- Basic math skills and ability to read and interpret written instructions

- Excellent attention to detail and physical dexterity

- Ability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities

- Familiarity with inventory management systems and procedures is a plus

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to manipulate objects, and view computer screens. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift objects up to 50 pounds.

 

Working Conditions:

This job operates in a warehouse environment with exposure to various weather conditions. This role routinely uses standard material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks.

 

Salary:

The salary range for this position is $XX,XXX - $XX,XXX per year, depending on experience and qualifications.

 

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.