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Material Handler

Job Summary

Responsible for moving, storing, and handling materials in warehouses and manufacturing facilities. Load and unload products, move stock to fulfill orders, and coordinate with others to meet deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate forklifts, cranes, and trucks to load and unload boxes, crates, and other materials.
  • Place materials in an organized fashion in designated areas of a warehouse or facility.
  • Move items to and from delivery trucks, loading docks, and storage and manufacturing areas.
  • Identify, pull, pack, and load customer orders in correct quantities so they can be shipped.
  • Maintain inventory by labeling materials and recording their location in the warehouse.
  • Prevent accidents by being aware of various storage procedures for different material types.
  • Check incoming shipments for accuracy and prepare outgoing shipments for transport.
  • Retain knowledge of proper packaging and shipping procedures so materials are shipped safely.
  • Maintain equipment by regularly cleaning and inspecting it and repairing it as needed.
  • Leverage a familiarity with maintenance procedures to prevent equipment accidents and injuries.