Handler Material Job Description

Handler Material Job Description

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Handler material provides material control services that include the accurate and efficient processing of paperwork, data entry, order picking, delivery, record keeping, and counting of materials, supplies, tools, and finished goods.

Handler Material Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Fork trucks experience a plus
Perform all functions in a safe manner for all Team Members
Establish and maintain effective communications with production, quality and engineering
Maintain inventory by identifying, labelling and placing materials and supplies in stock and recording location of inventory
Cycle counts as instructed and maintenance of FIFO and Inventory Control systems
Locate materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders (pick/pack operations)
Document materials and supplies disposition by recording units delivered and the locations of the units
Prepare finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling, packing, crating, loading, securing and labelling product
Complete documents for material movements, as required
Follow all Health & Safety programs (OHSA) and all Modatek safety rules and regulations throughout the plant and while operating any equipment

Handler Material Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Handler Material

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FLT, CDL, LMI

Education for Handler Material

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the handler material 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, Technical, Computer, Supervision, Graduate, Business, Health, Human Resources

Skills for Handler Material

Desired skills for handler material include:

Data entry
JD Edwards system
Processing / output
Systems operations
Windows and MS Office programs
Fork trucks
Order pickers
PC and systems use
PkMS and RF unit
Proper lifting and carrying techniques

Desired experience for handler material includes:

Maintenance of material handling equipment through pre-use inspections and making operator repairs
Practice and promote continuous improvement of materials processes and take advantage of cost reduction opportunities
Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures / Policies as stated in the Team Member Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs
Stock and pull parts delivering materials and supplies
Ability to understand basic math (counting, adding)
To load, unload and move materials to or from storage or work area to designated areas using hand carts, electric fork lift or pallet truck for Daily Inserting and Sunday Inserting from the pressroom production area

Handler Material Examples

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Handler Material Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of handler material. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for handler material
  • Loads and unloads materials from pallets by hand
  • Moves materials from storage or work sites to designated areas
  • Attaches identification tags or labels to materials or marks information on containers
  • Stacks materials into bundles and bands bundles together
  • Perform general housekeeping, makes minor repairs, and otherwise assists the machine operators
  • May perform very basic clerical functions
  • Assists with set up of equipment
  • Load or unload materials from or onto trucks, pallets or shelves in a safe manner
  • Under direction of supervision and others, associate is required to perform various material handling functions
  • Work safely and report any unsafe working conditions or practices to management
Qualifications for handler material
  • Other work assigned by management for business reasons
  • Must be detailed, conscientious, logical and understand the importance of quality
  • Must have complete understanding of the quality of finished product to meet the expectations of our customers as the candidate is responsible for the efficient and safe movement of raw materials and finished product
  • Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds as heavy lifting may be required at times
  • Move new shipments of pharmaceutical product to be stacked in their appropriatestorage spaces in the facility
  • Pull product to be shipped with the appropriate carriers
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Handler Material Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a handler material. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for handler material
  • Ensure waste is stored in safe and proper manner
  • Unload route truck containerized waste and reload route trucks with supplies and equipment for next day’s runs
  • Maintain tank farm operations and assist driver with offloading
  • Housekeeping in branch (sweeping, cleaning, straightening) and other duties as required
  • Performs hands on operations such as segregating waste into appropriate containers
  • Performs drum storage, drum repacks and use of drum scanners
  • Daily inspection and care of equipment
  • Communication/Interaction/Support of all departments
  • Update location sheet (available for when DcLink is down)
  • Locate material into inventory per DcLink (or location sheet when DcLink is down)
Qualifications for handler material
  • Removes finished products to shipping
  • Removes waste from production areas
  • Minimum of six months previous experience material handling in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Must be able to become certified to operate material handling equipment
  • Must work at a rapid pace
  • 1 to 3 years previous warehouse experience
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Handler Material Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a handler material. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for handler material
  • Cleans material as specified by the customer
  • Confers with leads and/or supervisors to report material conditions that could result in production or customer problems
  • Assists in proper loading of customer material
  • Perform duties necessary for the storage, distribution and, maintenance of the inventory
  • Accomplish all functions for maintaining inventory accuracy
  • Perform kitting operations and distributes parts to predetermined inventory locations
  • Prepare raw materials for use in the machine and fabrication shops
  • Input Purchase Orders Receipts for Raw Materials and Work Order receipts to inventory
  • Move inventory items in and through the manufacturing and inspection areas
  • Expedite materials to meet schedule as required
Qualifications for handler material
  • Able to work accurately from verbal and written instructions
  • Pull and issue materials for work orders to the appropriate assembly lines
  • Opening boxes and staging raw material
  • Perform ongoing housekeeping duties to keep warehouse and stock area organized and clean
  • Will use forklift and/or pallet jack to assist with the loading and unloading of incoming raw materials and outgoing finished product
  • Transfer raw material to and from inventory locations
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Handler Material Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a handler material. 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 material
  • If requested, may operate/drive company truck to transfer materials and/or finished goods between
  • Support production team as needed to clear jams, monitor equipment, empty waste hoppers, disposition product, perform housekeeping, fill-in for vacancies
  • Work safely and assume responsibility for safety of self and others
  • Participate in equipment maintenance activities
  • Participate in all machine shut-down and lace-up activities to support excellent machine uptime
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and training
  • Communicate responsibly
  • Strive for continuous improvement in areas of safety, quality and productivity
  • What Experience is need from me?
  • 6 months related warehouse experience preferred
Qualifications for handler material
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime and 24/7 on-call rotation at least one week per month
  • Is a demonstrated team player and has ability to interact with a variety of personnel in a busy production environment
  • Must exhibit strong attention to detail, safety consciousness and a willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated understanding of processes, equipment and product specs
  • Strong work ethic including attendance, safety and performance
  • Motivated, responsible, enthusiastic, trustworthy and have a positive attitude
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Handler Material Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of handler material. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for handler material
  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature where limited judgment is required
  • Fork truck driver
  • Assist with general warehouse duties
  • Sort furniture and get it ready to be shipped
  • Move the products to their correct locations
  • Perform other duties as assigned in the warehouse
  • Takes carts or other injection molded products from a conveyer belt beside the injection molding machine, trims flash if necessary, hot stamps according to work order specifications, assembles the carts, stacks, and shrink wraps
  • Assists with training and coaching new operators when directed to do so
  • Completes simple reporting forms for production and quality control
  • Handles information (work-orders), reviews diagrams (artwork) and follows procedures, collating information and entering details on non-computer records
Qualifications for handler material
  • Perform all work accident-free and in compliance with Elk and govt
  • Continually comply with Elk policies & procedure (e.g., attendance, performance and record keeping), demonstrate continuous improvement as normal mode of operating
  • Be able to lift, stand, twist, walk for 8-10 hours per day
  • Ability to work in a hot and noisy environment
  • Must assure work is done in a timely manner and safety and security procedures are followed
  • Must regularly lift and or move 75lbs or more

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