Material Handler- Freedman Seating

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Employer Name

Freedman Seating

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Position: Material Handler

Reports to: Department Supervisor

Position Statues: Non-Exempt

Position SummaryMaterial Handler team member is responsible for all aspects of picking, packing, counting and putting away material.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Abides OSHA and FSC rules and regulations for safety.
  • Wear typical protection gear in an environment that contain dust, odors and noise.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Read customer orders, shipping pick list or bill of lading to determine items to be moved or shipped.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Mark materials/packaging with identifying information.
  • Manage parts and maintain inventory records.
  • May operate forklift to transport materials within the plant.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 Physical Demands

  • Required to stand for long periods of time and walk frequently.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move objects of 50 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to cover other shifts/overtime as necessary.
  • Must be able to bend and squat frequently.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours or more daily.

 Required Knowledge and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Minimum of 1-year experience and/or training; Or combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as individual.
  • Attention to detail and problem solver.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic math and measurement skills.
  • Ability to read blueprints, picklist and orders.
  • Ability to read English.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.