Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Material Handler is responsible for the safe operation of conveyance systems, forklifts, powered pallet jacks, multi directional forklift and any other equipment as assigned.  In addition, the Material Handler is responsible for the daily checks, reporting and maintenance activities for the assigned equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Comply with company Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Adheres to all safety and company standards while performing job functions 
  • Reports any safety concerns or violations to supervisor 
  • Performs pre-operation and post-operation inspection of the equipment and ensures windows, lights, mirrors, and equipment are clean 
  • Reports any necessary equipment repairs to supervisor.  Safely and productively operates equipment complying with manufacturer and company approved techniques
  • Achieves maximum productivity while operating equipment 
  • Checks and maintains fluid levels in equipment, including fuel
  • Moves equipment to and from central warehouse using assigned equipment
  • Ensures that equipment is properly cleaned, serviced, and stored at the end of each shift 
  • Cleans tracks or wheels and moving components on equipment 
  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Demonstrate ability to safely operate and maintain equipment
  • Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations
  • Ability and willingness to work rotating on-call shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Prolong standing on concrete or in stationary position for up to twelve hours per workday
  • Complete repetitive movements
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision and hardhat protection)
  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to move or traverse about the facilities and in and out of equipment
  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs or ladders
  • Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions
  • Moderate to high physical effort required.

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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