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Stockhandler- 1st Shift

Woodward HRT/MPC
life insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, sick time, short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), stock options
United States, Illinois, Niles
6300 West Howard Street (Show on map)
June 04, 2024

Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment

At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential.We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path.

Are you ready to make your mark? If you're a Machinist, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

What's In It For You

At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members".... and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's a positive collaborative environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

Woodward offers an extensive Total Reward package for this position, including:

  • Annual cash bonus opportunity
  • Up to 4.5% 401(k) match PLUS another 5% in Woodward stock options contributed to members' 401(k) accounts annually, bringing the retirement benefit opportunity to an amazing 9.5%
  • Up to $5250 in Tuition Reimbursement annually for all members
  • 11 paid holidays, including a floating holiday
  • High quality, low cost medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
    • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
    • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Position Purpose

Under the direction of and reporting to the Department Leader, the Stock Handler follows procedures and instructions to physically transfer materials between processes or areas, maintaining accurate inventory and traceablitiy records.
Material handling activities include (but are not limited to) receiving, basic visual inspection, stocking, returns, picking,counting, weighing, packaging, kitting, issuing and delivering. Works with general supervision.

Essential Functions

  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks such as verifying or filling out paperwork, inputting or providing data, maintaining inventory accuracy, etc., and data entry or reporting.
  • Performs a variety of organizational functions such as counting, weighing packaging etc. to prepare materials for subsequent processes.
  • Physically transfers material from one process to another.
  • Follows all safety procedures identified in the stock area in regard to bending, lifting and the operation of all material handling equipment.
  • Coordinates and prioritizes materials and item movements from receiving and product drop off areas, sorts and stores on racks, trays and shelves in a predetermined order, i.e. stocking parts.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to stock or marks information on containers.
  • Picks material from racks, trays and shelves, and prepares them for assembly, sub-assembly, spare part orders or other subsequent processes.
  • Maintains accurate inventory records and traceability on inventory items.

Other Functions

  • Identifies non-conformance.
  • Promotes teamwork and cooperative efforts.
  • May be required to run simple motorized equipment to perform functions (e.g. bandsaw, chemical etching, vibro engraving)
  • May be required to be certified and operate powered material handling equipment (e.g. forklift truck, motorized pallet handler, crane)


  • Good reading, writing and math skills.
  • Meet deadlines as required.
  • Basic Knowledge of WISE.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere.

Education or Formal Training:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, international equivalent desired or equivalent expererience.

Experience Required:

  • No related work experience required.
    Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company's innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.
    Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans
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