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Material Handler

Company: Campbells
Location: Barnstable
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

The Material Handler is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the organization's shipping department, receiving, storing, picking, loading and distributing products and POS materials within the warehouse.

Essential Job Duties

Material Handler

* Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
* Transports materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
* Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
* Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, or other stock items and distributes items to production areas.
* Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets.
* Marks materials with identifying information.
* Opens bales, crates, and other containers. Creates bales, open crates and other containers, loads onto trucks and assists with loading scrap into the scrap compactor
* Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
* Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.
* Uses computer to enter records.
* Certified to drive material handling equipment.
* Transports stored items within the warehouse.
* Loads and unloads trailers of palletized and non-palletized product.
* Utilizes manual and automated material handling equipment.
* May prepare and take a cycle count inventory of all merchandise; records counts on cycle count sheets.
* Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection.
* Keeps work area clean and removes trash from work area floor.
* Stores supplies in designated areas.
* Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions.
* Follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights; identifies/reports defective equipment.
* Reports all job-related injuries to supervision.
* Mandatory overtime may be required.
* Take photos of incoming or outgoing load and log items and pictures for documentation as required.
* Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives including 5S (sort, set, shine, standardize, and sustain).
* May perform other duties as required.

Statement of Coverage (In absence of incumbent, outline who will perform the essential duties and responsibilities; applicable for Quality Supervisors and Managers only.)


Scope of Responsibility

Works under direct supervision while following all company guidelines, procedures, and policies in order to maintain a safe, clean and efficient work environment.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
* Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
* Ability to deal with problems involving occasional variables in standardized situations.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required.

Professional Licenses or Certifications

Ability to qualify for and maintain fork lift operator's license/certification.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbells, Nantucket , Material Handler, Other , Barnstable, Massachusetts

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