Material Handler in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a self-motivated, efficient, and meticulous material handler to join our growing team. As a material handler with our organization, you will be responsible for unloading product deliveries, maintaining stock in the warehouse, and moving stock and other materials to fulfill orders. The ideal candidate for the material handler position is a diligent worker who can complete tasks successfully with little to no guidance.

Material Handler Duties and Responsibilities

  • Move freight and stock to and from loading docks, delivery vehicles, storage areas, and production areas either manually or using equipment such as trucks, tractors, or forklifts
  • Follow written or oral instructions regarding daily tasks and job duties
  • Stage products based on customer orders; assist in filling customer orders
  • Sort cargo during loading or unloading process and mark containers with identifying information
  • Stack cargo in specific locations using cargo boards or pallets
  • Document the numbers of units handled or moved each day using production sheets
  • Utilize protective devices-padding, straps, etc.-to prevent damage to items during transport
  • Use assistive devices-slings, hooks, etc.-to lift and guide cargo
  • Operate machineries such as booms, cameras, cranes, and forklifts to handle materials and stock

Material Handler Requirements and Qualifications

  • * Ability to lift up to 30 pounds at a time
    * Availability to work overtime hours preferred
    * High school diploma required
    * Warehouse/material handling experience required