Material Handler - Rural Hall


Posted: 05/05/2024 Job Category: None Job Number: 179032

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to operate power lift trucks, overhead cranes, and/or push carts to transport/position various assemblies, sub-assemblies, semi-finished or finished items on pallets, skids, or boxes, individually or collectively, to various designated locations within and between departments; store supplies in the area as required. Job Responsibilities: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT. • Load and unload incoming and outgoing materials and products. • Operate trucks, forklifts, cranes, and other equipment to move freight. • Move materials to and from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and manufacturing areas. • Prepare finished products for shipment by identifying their location, then pulling, packing, and loading them • Clean, preserve, wrap, and pack parts going out for Shipment. • Make assignments of incoming materials’ location and enter them into designated reports and systems. Dispatch and/or move materials to specified areas. • Maintain various receiving records as defined by management. • Process purchase receipts and sales order shipments for drop shipments. • Process “in-house” receipts (contracts for design, repair, services, etc.) to close out purchase orders. Education/Job Knowledge Requirements: • High school diploma or equivalent • Career readiness certificate silver level or higher preferred. • 1-5 years of experience working in a warehouse setting or in logistics; experience in operating material handling equipment preferred. • Certification to ride forklift trucks preferred. • Must be able to work well in a team. • Ability to read, write and follow instructions, and work independently with little guidance. • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend and to lift heavy materials. • Ability to operate computers and relevant warehouse management computer software. • Notify supervision of irregularities or equipment malfunctions. Job responsibilities require the ability to read, write, complete simple forms, and understand written instructions, as well as the ability to perform basic arithmetic. High school education or its equivalent. Active certification for the operation of basic lift trucks. Responsibility for the Safety of Others: Inattention, thoughtlessness, or careless operation of equipment or performance of duties may cause lost-time injuries to others or fatal injuries. Responsibility for Equipment or Process: The employee is responsible for the normal use and care of equipment. Physical Demand: Moderate physical demand. Operating the equipment and gathering/moving materials demands frequent bending from the waist, stooping, twisting, stretching, walking, and standing. Material handling equipment is used for carrying and transporting materials. Mental/Visual/Auditory Demands: Frequent mental and visual attention is required to perform job duties; the flow of work is intermittent. Working Conditions: Good working conditions with some exposure to dust, dirt, noise, vibration, fumes, outside weather, etc. Hazards: Injuries are improbable except for minor cuts, abrasions, and bruises. Safety goggles/glasses and safety shoes are required for safety in the production area; ear protection, gloves, and aprons are sometimes advisable. Initiative and Ingenuity: The employee in this position follows established procedures. Decisions on cases not previously covered are based on general knowledge of policies and procedures; unusual cases are referred to supervision. Responsibility for Material or Product: Transportation of parts/materials where errors could mean serious delays of product to the customer or seriously impact production efficiency. Job Prerequisites: Forklift experience Job Requirements: Must complete Forklift Driver Training and satisfactorily pass the test.

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