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Material Handler

Job title: Material Handler

Department: Material handling

Reports to: Material Handling Supervisor

Work hours: 6:30 am to 3:00 pm

Compensation: Based on experience

Posting date: January 31, 2017

Summary of responsibilities

Receives, stores, and issues equipment, material, supplies, or merchandise, and compiles stock records in stockroom or warehouse. Drives liquefied gas or electric powered forklifts to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, tools, or materials.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Stores articles in bins, on floor, or on shelves, according to identifying information such as style, size, or type of material.
  • Fills orders or issues supplies from stock.
  • Retrieves articles to fill incoming orders using pull tickets, pick lists, or other forms. Delivers items to appropriate points of use. Consults supervisor on use of stock handling equipment, adjustments, of inventory counts, and stock records, spoilage of or damage to stock and location changes.
  • Marks identifying codes, figures, or letter on articles.
  • Distributes stock among production workers, keeping records of material issues.
  • Determines methods of storage, identification, and stock location, considering temperature, humidity, height and weight limits, turnover, floor loading capacities, and required space.
  • Moves or transports material or supplies to other departments.
  • Maintains inventory and other stock records.
  • Recharges batteries, fills fuel tanks, or replaces liquefied gas tanks.
  • Practices safe work habits and wears all issued personal protective equipment at all times in the workplace.

Supervisory responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must  be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or work experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

Possesses or is able to acquire valid forklift driver's license.

Language skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in  one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organizations.

Mathematical skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme seasonal weather-related conditions.

Baker Manufacturing Company, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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