Material Handler Job Description

Material handler, also known as warehouse associate, is someone who store, move, pick, and pack materials in a safe and orderly manner inside the warehouse.

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Updated on:     
October 19, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Material Handler to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment and will be responsible for loading, unloading, and moving materials within the facility. If you are a motivated individual with a strong work ethic, we want you on our team!

Material Handler Duties:

  • Ensure all materials and stores are kept in a neat, safe, and efficient manner
  • Carry out inventory of the warehouse
  • Prepare new shipments, inventories, and deliveries
  • Promote a employee and supplier friendly environment

Material Handler Responsibilities:

  • Pack and stage materials to be shipped
  • Stack materials to be shipped
  • Load and unload trucks, trailers, and containers
  • Maintain a clean, organized work environment
  • Perform general labor duties

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in material handling or industrial engineering
  • 3+ years experience in handling construction supplies and equipment
  • Ability to consistently operate material handling equipment
  • Proven record of dependability and team leadership
  • Highly proficient with forklifts, tractors and carts

At [Company Name], we're committed to equal opportunity and building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.