Material Handler

Job Purpose:

The Material Handler performs various coordination activities to support company operations and maximize company revenue and profitability.


  • Provides organization of daily job orders from Production Planning to assemblers (Cylinders & Balers), machinists, and welders to maximize manufacturing output and assure on-time delivery.
  • Coordinates sales orders to the Assembly Line and distributes work load to assembly line
  • Directs material flow and proper staging in the work centers utilizing pick sheets
  • Receives, checks in all incoming parts to stockroom and distributes them physically and in the system
  • Assists Supervisor in assigning, and directing work
  • Works through Supervisor in addressing material shortages or bottlenecks.
  • Works through Master Scheduler and Engineer to address job order informational in-accuracies
  • Pull daily parts Baler orders, pull machining / welding orders
  • Prepare and process documents, such as work orders, and route material.
  • Coordinates all outside processing operations
  • Deliver and route material to departments
  • Demonstrate ability to use a variety of basic measuring instruments (scale, tape measure, dial caliper) to verify/validate accurate part identification.
  • Train Final Assembly assistant on all parts of the job as a backup.
  • Supports Material flow improvements and lean concepts to be implemented.
  • Inventory cycle counts as needed
  • Carries out duties in accordance with company policies and applicable employment laws.

Description of other duties that may be assigned:

Perform general shop duties such adjusting inventory, cylinder assembly, material handling, simple deburring, washing, crating, non-skilled machining, assisting shipping & receiving as needed and other production related duties as assigned by supervision.

Must adhere to safety standards.

Perform light housekeeping duties (5S) and light preventative maintenance duties as prescribed by management, and all other tasks as required by management.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires education generally equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • Requires 1-3 years of related work experience.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employees and management.
  • Requires the ability to use a personal computer and word processing, spreadsheet, and production software.
  • Requires knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of standard office equipment such as a computer, telephone, copy/fax machine.

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