Material Handler

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Follows safe working practices and notify any supervisory personnel or safety team member if an unsafe condition is observed.
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Opens containers.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Loads truck for Industrial Truck Operator.
  • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators.
  • Assembles crates to contain products such as machines or vehicles.
  • Shovels loose materials such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics, or chemicals, into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels.
  • Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School Education or equivalent (G.E.D)
  • RICRA, DOT, & HAZWOPER training for hazardous material handling, shipping & spill containment as required
  • Specific procedural training identified in the job function Element Material List

Western offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates may submit a resume (MUST include salary requirements) by email to jobs@westernenterprises.com, by fax at 440-871-1279, by mail or in person at: 33672 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon Lake, OH 44012 or 875 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145.  No phone calls, please. DRUG FREE/EOE