Material Handler

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Posted: 07/02/2019 Industry: Forklift Job Number: 510797

Our customer in Waukesha County is looking for a Material Handler with a Team attitude.

General Responsibilities include:

         Transport incoming and outgoing manufactured parts and products to designated areas using forklift truck, hand jack, carts or other power driven equipment.

         Supply production areas with a variety of materials.

         Load material to and from pallets, shelves and trucks.

         Perform electronic inventory transactions to receive incoming material, verify counts and perform accurate data entry.

         Use computer software to enter weight and dimensions, process shipments, validate shipping methods and print bills of lading, invoices and shipping labels.

         Knowledge of inventory, Kanban and/or manufacturing storage systems

         Read and interpret work instructions and engineering prints.

         Order parts from suppliers using computer and KanBan system.

         Communicate part shortages, scrap, or delays in part process or distribution.

         Prepare product or parts for shipment.

         Make pick-ups and deliveries to all plants using company truck

         Perform receiving tasks to meet daily production standards of quality and quantity

         Unload, unpack and examine incoming shipment, reject damaged items, record shortages, and correspond with Purchasing, Transportation and Inventory Depts to rectify damages and shortages.


Education and Experience:

         High school or general education (GED) and 2 years material handling and receiving and shipping experience required.

         Must be proficient at: data entry and processing of transactions.

         Forklift operation experience is required.

         Possess a Valid Driver s License and ability to drive a box truck if assigned (when applicable and as necessary).


Skills and Abilities:

         Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

         Complete standardized written documentation and correspondence.

         Professionally communicate in one-on-one and small group situations.

         Ability to perform tasks using computer software and Microsoft Office.


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

         Environment is a modern production facility with heat and air conditioning

         Work in outdoor elements daily, for short periods of time

         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is generally required to walk, stand, bend to reach from floor and overhead, use hands and fingers to manipulate tools and products

         The job requires the operation of a box truck, motorized forklift and manual pallet jack

         Ability to lift up to 30 pounds regularly, 31 to 50 pounds occasionally, and 51 to 70 pounds with assistance occasionally.


Hours 1st shift; Monday Friday 6 am 2:30 pm

Pay up to $14/hr. to start

Benefits:  Health/dental/vision; life and disability insurance; paid sick and personal days; paid vacations; 401K; paid holidays; pay reviews; safety shoes and glasses reimbursement.


Since 1984, The Reserves Network continues to partner with the finest employers to provide opportunities within the office, industrial, professional and technical markets. As a family- and veteran-owned company, we focus on candidate experience and workplace culture for the nearly 20,000 employees we place annually.


For more information contact our Milwaukee office at 414-453-9545

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