Senior Material Handler

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Senior Material Handler role in Myerstown, PA! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

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POSITION: Senior Material Handler

LOCATION: Myerstown, PA 17067

START DATE: ASAP upon successful interview with client

DURATION: Long-Term, no definitive ending date as of now

PAY RATE: $17.50 per hour

HOURS: 3rd shift Sunday through Thursday 11:00pm-7:30am – with the understanding you may be asked to train on 1st shift if requested AND be able to switch shifts should client’s business needs dictate the need to do so.

Position Purpose

Perform necessary tasks in Myerstown site's warehouse operations to coordinate movement of high quality materials and products on time and in the right quantities.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure safe work environment by following all safety and ergonomic rules, including any special personal protective equipment (PPE) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) applying to a particular process or area. Maintain clean and orderly work area and participate in safety improvement projects.

-Perform full range of duties associated with operations in 3 on-site warehouses such as:

-Meeting production demands and maintain production priorities by following site wide production schedule; effectively read & follow schedule, including communicating with supervision on material concerns.

-Forklift operation, stand-up and sit-down units, including operation of required attachments such as the pull-pack, clamp, drum clamp and inverter.

-Operation of warehouse equipment including racking (high density, fixed, flow), battery charging units, wrapping machines, dock plates and scales.

-Perform receiving, storing, & shipping tasks by following SOPs, including but not limited to inspecting materials for damage, ensuring correct counts, & ensuring materials are clean by Current Good Manufacturing Standards (cGMPs). For example, physically matching documentation to materials received, verifying materials to shipping orders to ensure accuracy, following cGMPs to ensure material cleanliness, preparing shipping orders and scrap orders, etc.

-Accurately complete, maintain, and update documentation (electronic and paper) when performing material movement tasks.

-Picking orders of various raw and packaging materials to supply to the production departments

-Review and verify team members paperwork as needed.

Other miscellaneous tasks to include, but not limited to:

-Material transfers by operating company vehicles on site, including mail runs and deliveries of Maintenance Repair and Operational Items (MROs) to proper locations, as well as operate the Box Truck for interplant, local, and long distant trips.

-Providing support to the QA Department (Sample Rooms and retesting)

-Pulling materials for Write Offs

-Loading landfill and recycling trailers

-Ensuring appropriate handling, storage and response to Hazardous and sensitive materials.

-Completion of all required electronic and paper documentation associated with each task, including the attachment of pictures when required. This includes the completion of required safety observations, quality observations, training, process improvements, work orders and attend scheduled departmental meetings.

-Submit work orders as needed i.e. to keep equipment running or repair racks.

-Coordinate work with external contractors and vendors as directed by supervision.

-Utilize automated inventory system (i.e., SAP, MES) to conduct the following transactions, as needed:

-Material movement and storage

-Scrap transactions


        -SAP inventory cleanup

        -Cycle Counting

               -Empty Bin Reports

                                  -May perform other duties as assigned.

Equipment/Machinery used in position:

Forklifts (stand-up, sit-downs, reach)

Forklift Attachments (push/pull, single drum, multi-drum, clamp, inverter)

Battery chargers for forklifts

Pallet transfer equipment

Dock locks and levelers

Wrapper units

Racking (fixed, High density racking, flow)



  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English. Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions in regard to workplace documentation, such as SOP’s, Work Instructions, etc.
  • Computer skills:  Must have proficient computer skills.  Previous experience using automated inventory system is required (i.e., SAP, MES, etc.).
  • At least 2 years primary forktruck responsibilities required (for example racking and stacking materials).
  • Previous experience using motorized & non-motorized material handling equipment required.
  • Must be physically able to operate a forklift truck; forktruck certification and experience required.
  • Experience material handling in a government regulated, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or standard operating procedures (SOP) environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in a production environment.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, & metric system.
  • Must be able to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required, based on production/warehouse demands.

The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k) and Insurance Benefit Plans.

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