Material Handler

Hollywood, FL 33023

Posted: 03/01/2019 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Distribution Pay Rate: $12.50 per hour

The Material Handler is primarily responsible for correctly and safely pulling components per work orders and staging them once completed.


  • Performs operational and safety check to ensure equipment is safe to operate. This safety check includes checking the battery, brakes, horn, lift controls and any other devices needed to operate the lift properly. Completes necessary forms to operate equipment and obtains supervisory approval and signature before equipment is operated. If equipment’s safety features are not working properly, the Material Handler will contact the Facilities Service Coordinator for immediate repair or remove forklift from operation until equipment is In working order
  • Maintains area assigned to each Material Handler in a clean and organized manner
  • Reviews work order provided by Line Leader or Scheduler and follows instructions
  • Consolidates open boxes and locations when possible
  • Uses FIFO (first in/first out) system – the older inventory is used first
  • Ensures that all boxes/bags have location prior to delivering material to PRO
  • Loads/unloads materials to/from pallets, racks and shelves by hand
  • Utilizes computerized/automated inventory tracking systems to accomplish tasks or reporting inventory transactions
  • Complies with all general safety and forklift operator safety guidelines administered by OSHA
  • Returns forklift daily to charging station for overnight charge
  • Understands and follows both verbal and written directions
  • Complies with all general safety policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Basic Math Skills
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks
  • Must satisfactorily pass in-company forklift driver training and, demonstrate in a “road test” safe handling of a forklift truck based on training
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injuries to self and others
  • Drug-Free Workplace
  • Clean Background

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 70 lbs of weight, and 100 lbs with help
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Able to be elevated at heights of up to a maximum of 30 feet on the forklift
  • Able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs to be able to lift, balance, walk, stoop and handling of materials in general

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