Material Handler

JIT Transportation

Material Handler
San Jose
Posted 10 months ago


Role Title:  Material Handler
Hours:  Varies from 7am to 7pm
Location:  Varies


Primary purpose of the role (What is the value added by this role, the overall aim, the reason that this role is required)
Responsible for operating equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting product
Check and/or count all product for both inbound and outbound freight
Ensure all product is free of damage and infestation and product code dates are properly recorded
Ensure quantity, quality, labeling, and addressing of orders correspond to customer specifications or other requirements


Key Accountabilities (What are the main responsibilities of the role, against which performance is measured)
Unload inbound materials, move to storage locations, stack and store product in the appropriate areas
Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensure the exact number and type of products ordered by the customer are prepared to be checked and loaded
Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets all customer service standards
Efficiently move product from storage areas to railcars, trailers, or to appropriate dock door to be checked and loaded
Operate forklift, tugger, and other powered equipment to load, unload, move, stack, and stage product
Count and check all inbound product, compare to manifest, and check all product for damage, infestation, and product code dates
Report shortages and damages on appropriate forms and forward to the supervisor
Compare the quantity, quality, and labeling to the unloader sheet to verify all matches
Sign for inbound materials once the inbound shipment has been checked and stocked
Compare the quantity, quality, labeling, and address with the customer’s order to ensure outgoing product shipments are complete and correct
Sign for all outbound product during the checking process to ensure all types of product are present
Report all shortages and overages on checker error sheet to ensure order accuracy
Verify and report all non-available product, according to product availability, and report to supervisor
Safely and effectively operate forklift and tugger or any other material handling equipment as required and assist in loading and unloading of product moving into or out of the warehouse as needed
Maintain the facility’s equipment in a neat, clean, orderly fashion
Maintain the facility in a neat, clean, orderly fashion
Report all facility damage immediately to a supervisor
Report all safety violations immediately to a supervisor
Daily inspection of all equipment operated each day
Assist and participate in physical inventories and ensure proper stock rotation
Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse
Perform other duties as assigned by management
Perform all other duties as required by the customer

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