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Material Handler

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 228721
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

I.              Basic Function

Under direct supervision, performs various material handling tasks in the areas of receiving, stockroom, internal material movement, storage, picking, packing and processing of orders. 


II.            Essential Duties

Operates material handling equipment including forklifts, fork trucks, power jacks, manual pallet jacks and automatic retrieval systems where present in the operation.


Stores and issues products from finish goods/raw materials inventory. Supplies production, assembly lines and various work cells.


Uses PC terminal/RF scanners to document transactions.


Fills orders for all customers.  Internal/External and Domestic/International.


Packages material for shipment using cartons, filler materials, tape and strapping equipment for all orders, domestic/international.



Participates in cycle counts and physical inventory including conducting counts, audits, documenting results.  


Operates scale counting equipment, calculators, computers, RF scanners and UPS parcel systems.  


Loads and unloads trucks.


Maintains a clean and safe work environment.  Follows all company rules and policies.


As necessary, provides back up  coverage to Distribution department driver, if required of the operation.




III.           Knowledge, Skills & Abilities



High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required

Job Description:


Provides material handling support to warehouse, quality and production departments to ensure on time receipt and delivery of material. Is responsible for safe and damage-free movement of material by use of pallet trucks, and other material handling equipment. Has ability to diagnose basic inventory discrepancies. Has knowledge of material handling work procedures, pick lists, and protocols. Works under the direction of supervisor and in the support of warehouse, quality and production team leads and senior assembly personnel.

May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

6 months Warehouse Picking Experience

Must have High School diploma or equivalent.

Max lifting weight 55 lbs

All candidates need to be pre-screened with the following questions prior to submitting.
- Can you lift 55 lbs (max weight to be lifted 55 lbs)?
- Can you stand for long periods of time (THE WHOLE SHIFT)
- How do you feel about the daily commuting to this facility, will this contract location be a problem for you?

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