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Material Handler

  • Location: Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Salary: 23.11-23.11 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2022-04-04
  • Job Ref: 22-07069
Duration – Possible Extensions

Schedule - 2nd Shift - 11am to 7:30pm (inclusive of 30 minute unpaid lunch); Possible OT

Performs the physical or administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and order fulfillment of merchandise, products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment. Checks goods received and for distribution against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of goods and rejects unsatisfactory items. Packages and prepares products and merchandise for final shipment and posts weights and shipping charges. Lifts heavy items and may operate a forklift. Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped. Reviews customer orders, examines, stocks and distributes merchandise, products and materials in inventory warehouses, distribution centers or manufacturing lines.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Receives packs, unpacks, moves/lifts, locates, identifies issues and ships variety of materials and packages.
Locates items in proper stocking location in warehouse.
Generates Customer order pick lists and packing lists.
Picks and packs materials for Customer orders.
Verifies that the appropriate materials are handled and takes corrective action when materials are improperly stored. transferred or identified.
Checks, verifies and corrects errors in the stocking process. Includes physical movement of items as well as processing updates to inventory system.
Inputs and retrieves data via SAP and ancillary systems Handles and stores hazardous materials in accordance with established safety procedures.
Picks, counts/weighs, packs, records, audits and processes inventory transactions.
May be leader of a process / train lower level material handlers Maintains a safe, orderly work area.
May be required to communicate an awareness of general safety practices.
Meets established standards of accuracy and quality
May operate forklifts and/or powered pallet trucks
Inventory control and reconciliation


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.



Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED
1+ years previous experience in material handling, warehouse or distribution activity

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic understanding of materials systems
Experience with preparing and or interpreting material reports and a basic understanding of materials systems
Good working knowledge in SAP system would be an advantage
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Good oral and written communication
Willing to work overtime when required
Ability to
Use / learn to use power equipment for movement of materials,
Use /learn to use warehouse operating system and shipment processing systems
Process / learn to process hazardous material shipments in accordance with standards.

Physical Requirements & Expectations:

Lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs. unassisted and frequently bend, stoop, twist, climb, crouch/squat, kneel/crawl, sit and stand for long periods of time.
Be able to reach at, above and below shoulder level, flex/extend neck and have good hand and finger dexterity.
Physically able to operate stackers and pallet jack