Material Handler

Woburn, MA 01801

Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $21.00 Specialty: Branch: Manchester, NH Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

Specific Responsibilities for loading, shipping & receiving:

  • Engage in all shipping, receiving, and loading activities, verifying   count of all materials is accurate, stored in the appropriate location (including any transfer crate, shipping doc area, or outbound trucks when   appropriate), prepared for delivery on time, expedite shipments that affect   the schedule, and escalates any issue that arises to supervisor 
  • Maintain database of shipment and receiving data for all incoming, outgoing, and returned materials to ensure that company inventory and customer orders/accounts are updated, that appropriate billing documents are provided to accounting, or other associated departments as required
  •  Inspect, record and label all materials received, shipped or loaded being sure that all materials are free from damage or defect, and reporting   any damage or defect to supervisor.
  •  Prepare bills of lading, day tickets for shipments, sign for inventory being shipped to warehouse, and verify integrity of data recorded
  •  Notifies supervisor of significant discrepancies related under/over-shipments, loading or unloading issues, substitutions, damage, or defect
  •  Operate machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, reach trucks, and lift trucks to move material, and shrink-wraps orders when appropriate
  • Engaging in all safety measures associated 


General Responsibilities for Material Handler 1:

  • Assist with transporting and loading of stock, merchandise, supplies, and other materials
  • Provide quality assurance for all products, ensuring items properly identified, and are free from defect
  • Receive, distribute, store, transport, and load products and materials (manually and/or using hand trucks and skids) in designated, secure locations.
  • Receives, distributes, and stores products as directed per standard operating procedures
  • Keep warehouse clean/organized by collects and properly disposes of scrap bracing, cardboard, and strapping; maintains a safe and clean work environment.
  • Update account of stock and inventory records as necessary per standard operating procedure and in partnership with the Inventory Control Department
  • Verifying accuracy of quantity and quality of deliveries, provide quality assurance for all products
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding times and ensuring that deadlines are met
  • When problems arise, escalate to supervisor to resolve issues with contractors or vendors.
  • Work with various team members, departments and supervisors to identify and engage in opportunities for increased efficiency
  • Performs other related duties, including clerical as assigned
  • Engage in all safety standard operating procedures


Qualifications for Material Handler 2 (Picking/Selecting & Checking/Quality Control)::

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience:  At least two (2) years of experience working in a warehouse or distribution center.  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Physical stamina and attention to detail
  • Experience operating an electric pallet jack or forklift
  • Organized and ability to work with team members
  • Proficient math skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Efficient time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • License in operating electric pallet jack or forklift (Required)



Working Conditions:

  • Working in a warehouse setting
  • Be able to work with heavy machinery
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds, 100 pounds with the help
  • Stand, walk, and handle products for prolonged periods, intense physical exertion
  • Availability on weekdays; morning or afternoon shifts
  • Hazardous conditions may arise
  • Must wear safety gear when handling tools

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.

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