Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

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Warehouse material handler provides logistic support for the maintenance department in their efforts to search and locate available materials in SAP and at the warehouse.

Warehouse Material Handler Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
Return all Warehouse equipment to the proper location
Load and offload route truck with supplies and equipment on daily basis
Delivering materials to machine operators using forklifts, and/or dollies
Follow safety procedures including LOTO, waste disposal, PPE and equipment SOP’s
Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment
Perform ADC bar-coding for SAP transactions
May perform building maintenance functions
Order stock items for the warehouse
Loading installers

Warehouse Material Handler Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Material Handler

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

Education for Warehouse Material Handler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse material 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, Technical, Associates, Business, Manufacturing, Medical, Supervision, Management, Writing

Skills for Warehouse Material Handler

Desired skills for warehouse material handler include:

Logging and other shipping procedures
Metering
Weighting
WMS process in assigned area
Equipment
Basic warehouse procedures
SAP
FRN system
Forklifts
Railcars

Desired experience for warehouse material handler includes:

Answering e-mails, phone calls
Reviews Daily customer orders as it pertains to material delivery from the Warehouse
Maintains adequate inventory levels (line-side) in an effort to support the assembly process
Identifies overstocking, material shortages, discrepant material, scrap, quality concerns
Contacts appropriate members of Management in an effort to consciously identify potential problems/ concerns as it pertains to their specific job requirements
Enters data into Material Database via computer, scanner or other electronic devices as required

Warehouse Material Handler Examples

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Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse material handler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse material handler
  • Suggests continual Improvement opportunities while performing various tasks within the plant
  • Performs audits, visual inspections, verifications, cycle counts as required by management
  • Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to material handling
  • Un-carton/unwrap furniture and inspect for defects and damaged
  • Responsible for the proper handling and care of the merchandise
  • Responsible maintaining a clean and organized work space
  • Properly handle and sort all shipping material to allow the materials can be recycled
  • Place incoming merchandise in proper location
  • Inspect outgoing merchandise for accuracy and quality
  • Issue amount of merchandise ordered on requisition
Qualifications for warehouse material handler
  • Advise lead clerk of out of stock items and quantity discrepancies
  • Deliver merchandise to requesting departments in a timely, professional manner
  • Return pallets and milk crafts to warehouse and stack properly
  • Offload merchandise from Service elevators
  • Report any safety or OSHA violations to Lead Warehouse Clerk/Supv
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by Lead Clerk or Hotel services Manager
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Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a warehouse material handler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse material handler
  • Receive Equipment
  • Track equipment as received
  • Store equipment as directed
  • Ability to make deliveries in non-CDL vehicles if required
  • Monitoring and tracking materials
  • Process returned materials and inventory
  • Manage and maintain recycled materials (shredding and baler machine operation)
  • Prepare goods and shipping documents for outgoing shipments which may include legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media and drug-containing devices
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of warehouse storage areas
  • Clean mixers/pots/parts and help with mixer turnarounds to minimize downtime
Qualifications for warehouse material handler
  • Of previous warehousing or inventory/merchandising experience preferred
  • Must have previous warehouse experience
  • Ability to use a RF based scanner
  • Class B CDL preferred, or ability to obtain upon hire
  • Accurately select drug product per picking ticket
  • Package drug product into shipping containers in a manner to prevent damage
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Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse material handler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse material handler
  • Assist with labor intensive activities like product/chemical scrape down to minimize process downtime
  • Package products into drums, pails, cans, syringes, bottles, by using various presses and pumps (1% accuracy targets)
  • Manually assemble boxes and packaging material
  • Material movement utilizing DC fork trucks including but not limited to staging materials and supplies
  • Assistance with warehouse activities and shipment preparation as needed
  • Follow Run sheet instructions (regarding packaging and cleaning) and execute on the floor
  • Assistance with environmental activities
  • Apply labels to final shipment boxes and containers
  • Ability to identify labeling and packaging of hazardous and non-hazardous materials
  • Understand and follow 5S principles to provide and maintain a hazard free environment to meet cGMP and ISO requirements
Qualifications for warehouse material handler
  • Process packages through shipping manifest system or Bill-of-Lading for truck shipments
  • You ensure compliance with GMP, DEA, and written procedures for all completed activities
  • Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA, FDA, DEA, OSHA, and EPA
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced and organized environment
  • Positions do require the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and the ability to lift, push, pull, and/or carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to provide eligibility to work in the United States
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Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse material handler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse material handler
  • Orders from stock, organizing and retrieving stock in the warehouse, and production assembly
  • Prepare goods and shipping documents for outgoing shipments which may include legend drugs, non-prescription drugs
  • Handle all duties related to ordering, receiving, and delivering mechanical parts in the Kansas City storeroom
  • Perform cycle counts as directed by the Storeroom Manager
  • Also will deliver parts to field locations when needed
  • Requalification of high pressure cylinders
  • Picking and put-away of all product types
  • Moving and lifting product
  • Upholding all company health and safety, security, and operational policies and procedures
  • Assisting other departments when needed (Cross Training)
Qualifications for warehouse material handler
  • Valid Chauffers'License is preferred
  • Work stability
  • Very detail oriented professionals with a penchant for organization and inventory control process
  • Stable work history and attendance
  • Licensed fork truck driver
  • Experience in material/inventory control techniques
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Warehouse Material Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse material handler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse material handler
  • Able to carry and lift product exceeding 50 lbs
  • Proficient knowledge of safe material handling techniques
  • Experience with WMS Warehouse Management System is an asset but not mandatory
  • Operates a forklift in a safe and responsible manner
  • Load and unload trucks and move pallets with a forklift
  • Keep pallets in an orderly manner in warehouse
  • Identify process improvements that will lead to greater efficiencies in the receiving operations
  • Miscellaneous projects assigned by the Logistics Manager
  • Loads and unloads pallets and individual cases to/from trailers
  • Picks appropriate cases according to orders and places on carts
Qualifications for warehouse material handler
  • Education/training in computer/software applications and HAZMAT preferred
  • Class B CDL is a plus
  • 3 years railroad experience related to parts associated with locomotives and rail cars
  • Knowledge of material related to locomotives and rail cars in order to sort, stack, house and handle same is helpful
  • Able to follow simple work instructions
  • Be capable of lifting up to fifty pounds

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