Material Handler

  • Location
    Windsor Locks, Connecticut
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Warehouse - Material Handler

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm, or 2nd shift 3:30pm-12:00am

Pay rate: $14-16/hour depending on experience.


Principal Function: Performs a wide range of duties and assignments such as: moving and stacking drums, skids, containers and pallets of materials, parts, etc. for delivery as instructed. Must be able to operate a variety of powered or manual material handing equipment to deliver skids, pallets or miscellaneous containers to proper location. Be familiar with, moving orders per identification tags throughout the shop and areas locations and delivery points. Ability to lift 50 pounds.


Tools and Equipment: Forklift, hand tools, Computer IE and Microsoft, Ability to lift 50 pounds. Wheel Chocks (Excel and Word). Pallet Jacks, Pallet Wrapper, Have Forklift Certification- 5-10k, Valid Driver's License.


Materials: Fibre Drums, Formed Steel, Covers and Locking bands, Wood Pallets, Formed Steel.


Duties: Loading and stacking drums in truck trailers as directed. Maintain contact with Shipping Lead and Supervisor to coordinate movement of incoming and outgoing trailer loads. Prepare empty trailers for loading, sweep out debris and inspect for trailer damage (holes), Place and remove ramp between truck trailer and dock. Unload materials and supplies from truck trailers as required. Wrap and Unwrap-if necessary. Manually reposition or load material on pallets, reposition pallets or perform other manual tasks when required. Visual inspect all drums and discard or repair those with obvious defects as instructed. Perform shipping clerical duties as assignment. Assemble covers and bands to drums as directed. Requires continous standing and frequent lifting/carrying, stooping/bending/squatting/pulling/pushing, twisting of the trunk and neck, reaching and grasping/squeezing. Occasional climbing/balancing.

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