Material Handler 2nd shift

Lancaster, MA 01523

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $18.00 Specialty: Material Handler Branch: Fitchburg, MA Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

Job Title: Material Handler

Summary:  Responsible for maintaining stock inventory and materials, and for moving items into and out of the warehouse, while ensuring that accurate inventory is maintained by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 


  1. Participates in daily cycle counts and provides accurate inventory counts.


  1. Stores incoming materials from receiving and production in proper bin locations.


  1. Selects outgoing items from stock as requested by manufacturing and delivers to appropriate department.


  1. Selects and prepares items from stock for shipments to customers.


  1. Documenting inventory transactions accurately on proper inventory documents.                                                                      


  1. Maintains a clean, organized, and safe stock area by adhering to proper storage and housekeeping guidelines.


  1. Inspects equipment used daily to ensure proper and safe functioning.


  1. Loads and unloads trailers as required for receiving, shipping, or transfers.


  1. Updates inventory in database as required by Warehouse Supervisor or Team Leader.


  1. Complies with company policies and procedures, paying special attention to safety.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet software; inventory software and ERP system.

Certificates and Licenses:

Forklift training certification

Valid Driver’s License



Pallet jack

Battery charger

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, including dust and sawdust.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Janet Valentin
Branch Manager

Branch Manager out of the Fitchburg Ma.

I have been with HW Staffing for 4 Years.

In the staffing field for a total of 11 Years, specializing in  Light Industrial & Manufactory 

Experience in Branch Manager/Recruitment/On-Site Management/Senior Account Manager. 


My passion is to help people and make sure all is successful at the end of the day.

Coming Together is a beginning, Staying together is a progress, and working together is A SUCCESS!


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