• Location
    Peabody, Massachusetts
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 17 - $ 19 / Hour
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing

Position Description:

We are looking for an energetic, quick learner with good communication skills, who can meet strict deadlines. The Material Handler role is to facilitate material flow inside the plant, being responsible for daily material transactions, supporting work center associates and planner/buyers with material placement and flow.  This position will also act as a backup for shipping/receiving associates when needed. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Data entry, sorting and verify accuracy of receiving documentation before entering data into operating system.
  • Process documents such as purchase orders, shipping receipts, enter and process shipping and package information into FedEx, UPS, and computer systems.
  • Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of shipping documentation before entering data into operating system.
  • Coordinate loading of domestic truck and international air logistics for deliveries to customers or internal stockroom locations.
  • Complete receiving and shipping training and can perform transactions for both positions as required in peak times including fork truck operation.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement (kaizen) events
  • Support the daily 5S, cleaning and maintenance of the facility. 


  • High School diploma with 3-4 years’ experience in material handling / procurement or Associates Degree with at least 2-years’ experience
  • Good understanding of shipping and regulations
  • Fork truck and power pallet jack experience or certification
  • Driver’s license
  • Proficiency with ERP software
  • General computer skills to include working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • One to three years of relevant experience in a similar manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to cohesively work in a team environment.
  • Possess and exhibit a positive attitude and winning spirit. 

Physical Demands / Environment:

  • Reaching with both hands and arms and standing for extended periods of time
  • Frequent sitting, squatting, turning/twisting, reaching and use of hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate tools or controls and computer keyboards
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, holding, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and 70 pounds on occasion
  • Specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusting focus
  • Will be subjected to moving mechanical parts, extreme temperature and work space restrictions


  • Apply with Adecco

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