Handler Job Description

Handler Job Description

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Handler provides forklift support to other FM Services Sections, Shipping and Receiving (upper east campus), Public Safety, Athletics, Art, Theater Arts, and Science and Engineering Departments.

Handler Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective handler job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included handler job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform additional tasks within Shared Mail, Solo Mail or Receiving or Shipping departments as assigned by supervisory personnel including receiving and complete product function some packaging duties, assist with product repair
Handle parts to and from shipping/receiving docks to production floor
Performs warehouse activities such as receiving, picking, and packing of customer orders
Be familiar with and adhere to department policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards of performance, attendance policy, safety policy, overtime policy, substance abuse policy, housekeeping, forklift operation
Visually inspect all incoming and/or outgoing product for damage, quality, and quantity being shipped
Communicate with internal and external customers to provide instructions, resolve issues and to ensure product delivery in a timely manner to meet production needs
Accurately process materials for inventory including proper identification of all incoming and/or inserts, validation of correct issue date, creating flags for pallets and weight verification/comparing shippers bills of lading
Communicate to operating areas to ensure product is available for production
Operate dock doors/sea-levelers
To operate and maintain warehouse equipment in a safe and efficient manner to meet daily operational requirements

Handler Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Handler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, DOT, IATA, CDL, LMI

Education for Handler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the handler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Associates, Graduate, Computer, Management, Communications, Military, Law, Technical

Skills for Handler

Desired skills for handler include:

Damage identification procedures and safety forklift operations techniques
Loading/unloading/storage requirements
Loading/unloading trailers
Material Handling issues
NASCR cafe system
Receiving
Shipping
Warehouse and packaging operations
Company and may be assigned to projects for career development
SAP

Desired experience for handler includes:

Execute dock operations and oversee distribution of newspaper bundles and inserts
Maintain communication among contractors and managers
Complete and distribute various reports as assigned
Deliver down routes if needed
Maintain dock cleaniness
Prepare nightly reports

Handler Examples

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Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a handler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for handler
  • Receive and release packed objects and materials for loan, exhibition, acquisition consideration and transfer purposes, under the supervision of collections staff
  • Perform, on a daily basis, visual inspection and maintenance of exhibition galleries and storage areas and report any irregularities to supervisor
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and supplies for exhibit preparation and collections maintenance
  • Provide customers with accurate, relevant, and clear information relating to their policies
  • Use appropriate questioning and listening skills to identify the circumstances, needs and aims of the customer, and respond to these appropriately
  • Ensure that all information provided is within regulatory and procedural boundaries
  • Deliver consistent high levels of customer service
  • Identify and resolve customer problems and complaints, liaising with relevant parties to ensure that issues and situations are rectified within the shortest possible timeframe, and that an excellent customer relationship is maintained
  • Liaise with relevant parties to ensure that customers receive specialised assistance and services were necessary
  • Take responsibility for own learning and development, keeping up-to-date with all product information, procedural and regulatory developments, maintaining accreditation and making full use of available structured learning opportunities
Qualifications for handler
  • Any professional insurance qualifications are an advantage
  • Strong technical knowledge of insurance products
  • Associates may be required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to assume various responsibilities on an as-needed basis beyond basic art handling
  • Plan and implement solutions to various logistical issues as they arise
  • Excellence at client communication, organizational skills and time management
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Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a handler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for handler
  • Properly identifies all cartons or containers by customer, shipping method and hazardous or special class
  • Develop and train entry and intermediate level staff
  • Assists others by performing special projects and assignments
  • Dispatch raw material for manufacturing works orders and perform the respective material transactions with accuracy
  • Ensures and/or performs warehouse activities by following Procedures and instructions
  • Ensures inventory accuracy by processing accurate material transactions in the accepting and issuing of material
  • Ensures optimal customer service by assisting internal and external customers with accurate and timely responses to inquiries
  • Maintains a good company image and supplier relation through professional and efficient daily business contacts
  • Participates in the development of environmental improvement projects, which implies the minimization, all possible negative environmental impacts of daily operations and activities
  • Perform entries in the computer
Qualifications for handler
  • Ability to communicate in and read English
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a claims role
  • Client inventory-management procedures
  • Packing methods and materials involved with art works and antiques
  • Condition reporting
  • Comfortable working with clientele
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Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a handler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for handler
  • Supporting shipping and receiving operations as needed
  • Use forklift to unload materials
  • Makes sure cycle counts are done on time and accuracy is at acceptable levels, corrects it if it is not
  • Performs general housekeeping, facility clean-up and maintenance
  • Attends stand-up meeting
  • All duties as assigned by the Production Manager and or other members of the management team
  • Document shipments
  • Help maintain an organized, clean, and safe warehouse and vehicle
  • Motivated Self-Starter is a MUST to support the Production Team
  • Maintains the ability to determine the status of an order at any given time
Qualifications for handler
  • Strong installation skills
  • Ability to lift 50lb bundles
  • Abiltiy to work early morning hours
  • Ability to drive a lift truck, appropriate training will be conducted
  • Minimum two years experience in a distribution/warehouse environment
  • Must be proficient in math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplication and division
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Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a handler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for handler
  • Keep files of shipping records
  • Follows any special instructions pertaining to an individual order
  • Classifies new items with proper pick number, location and description for inventory
  • Follows all established policy and safety guidelines in a drug-free workplace
  • Performs any directly related appropriate duties assigned by the sales center manager or the warehouse or operations manager
  • Receive materials on plant
  • Place material in kits, identifies kits, and transports kits to storage or point of use
  • Capable of working in a harsh environment
  • Perform inventory and maintain accurate inventory levels
  • Package and ship end item pars
Qualifications for handler
  • Ability to stay focused and calm in high stress situations
  • Must be able to continuously lift up to approximately 50 lb
  • Safely load and off load pieces
  • Follow shop floor controls
  • Ability to document required data and information
  • Ensure all product related issues are communicated
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Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a handler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for handler
  • Maintaining physical inventories and performing daily and weekly cycle counts and reconciliations
  • Performing all functions for maintaining inventory accuracy
  • Keeping appropriate records and reports to ensure tight inventory control and security are maintained
  • Operating a forklift or walk-behind pallet truck to load, ship, sort, move, locate, relocate, stack, restack and count materials
  • Maintain accountability for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and comply with all applicable safety rules and SOPs
  • Ensuring proper stock rotation, returning and organizing unused products to its appropriate location
  • Working with QA and Team Leaders on quantity and quality deviations
  • Work with the Replenish Team to ensure appropriate inventory levels are available for production
  • Ensuring inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage
  • Efficiently stacking and storing merchandise in appropriate areas
Qualifications for handler
  • Ability to work in a multi-shift environment including flexible hours and weekends
  • Participate in and contribute to the continuous improvement process
  • Must be able to communicate in English (both oral and written)Experience
  • One (1) year of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to use hand tools including tape measure
  • Detail oriented and must have the ability to read and understand work orders, purchase orders, certifications

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