Full-time, Part-time
Livonia, MI 48150
Updated 4 days ago
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The Warehouse Material Handler is responsible for operating a powered industrial truck and other machinery to move products, materials, and supplies from one area to another and load items onto trucks, shelves, racks, and pallets.


To Perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function.
  • Safely use powered industrial trucks and other machinery to efficiently transport materials and products.
  • Use the companys warehouse management system (WMS) to accurately record movement of materials and products.
  • Safely and efficiently load and unload trailers, shelves, racks, and pallets.
  • Accurately inventory materials and product.
  • Weigh materials and products and record weight on tags, labels, and production schedules.
  • Conduct daily safety check off sheets on material handling equipment: recharge batteries and fill fuel tank.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and regularly clean work area, machines, and equipment.
  • Identify and contribute to continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
  • Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate supervisor/manager in discussing matters of importance.
  • Adhere to established company values, practices, policies, and procedures at all times. Follow and support compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location.

The individual may be asked to perform other duties as requested.


An individual qualified for this job must be able to:
  • Exhibit familiarity with warehouse work environment and applicable safety procedures
  • Possess physical strength necessary to move and lift heavy materials.
  • Safely operate powered industrial trucks (e.g., forklifts, high lift trucks) and other material handling equipment.
  • Use a handheld computer unit to access the companys WMS.
  • Wear/use required PPE (personal protective equipment).
  • Accurately multiply, divide, add, and subtract whole numbers to resolve practical problems.
  • Understand written instruction and complete appropriate documentation as directed.
  • Logically troubleshoot issues and prioritize production needs.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and ability to identify problems immediately and resolve matters quickly and effectively.
  • Pay attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing work duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
  • Handle challenges skillfully, thoroughly, and effectively.
  • Effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers, team members, and internal or external customers. Present information clearly and accurately.
  • Independently take advantage of opportunities to improve or increase skills, abilities, and job knowledge.
  • Make sure that work is delivered on time and of high quality.
  • Develop good work practices in order to get the job done.
  • Use equipment, resources, and time in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Use good judgment when making decisions.
  • Perform work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Work in a cooperative manner with management, co-workers, internal/external customers, and vendors.

An individual qualified for this job must have and maintain the following qualifications:
  • High school degree or GED, or any satisfactory combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties.
  • Must be able to obtain forklift license through Highline Warren Distribution.
  • Experience with material handling machinery and warehouse operations is highly desirable.

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Posting ID: 663376262Posted: 2021-10-12Job Title: Material Handler