Material Handler - 2nd Shift (2:30 PM - 11 PM)

1 month ago
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Manufacturing Exempt/Manufacturing Non-Exempt


Performs manual labor on a production floor. Loads, unloads, and moves materials inside and outside of the plant or worksite including secondary storage locations.


  • Handle materials throughout the plant and work site including loading and unloading of materials
  • Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site, performing any combination of following duties: Reads work order, creates documents on computer and follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Opens containers, using steel cutters, crowbar, claw hammer, or other hand tools.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools.
  • Conveys materials to or from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, electric dolly, forklift or other device.
  • Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination, using hand-operated crane or hoist, or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or using power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning compounds, to assist machine operators.
  • Check all assembly stations to make sure they have parts, refill as necessary.
  • Sprays and tapes the trusses and move them to the designated areas for storage.
  • Operates computer for manufacturing orders (MOs).
  • May occasionally count inventory and use computer to upload information.
  • Loads the drill line with material according to specifications.
  • Supports and assists other operators that are moving parts on forklift


  • Ability to listen and understand direction given to sort orders and pick the correct materials.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift within safety protocols.
  • Ability to follow procedures and record proper information on manufacturing orders used for production.

Requirements: Required Education and Experience

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education and Experience: (indicate educated based on requirements that are job related and consistent with business necessity.)

  • 2 year technical degree or related work experience preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities:



This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:


Working conditions are standard for a manufacturing environment.

Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product 50 up to 100 pounds. Standing for long periods of time.

Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, and steel toed work boots. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted if they are deemed to cause unsafe working conditions.


Position Type:



This is a full time, non-exempt level position. Hours are based on shift worked.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to push and pull a minimum of 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to work proficiently with hands and wrists able to grasp objects.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to operate machinery and be able to operate foot controls on equipment.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Unlawful Harassment


Prescient is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity.  We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.


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