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Production Support- Material Handler

Spartanburg, SC

Posted: 08/31/2023 Industry: Manufacturing and Production Job Number: 37663

Job Description

A major manufacturer is seeking a Material Handler at their facility in Spartanburg, SC.
This is a contract position (possibility of extension or direct hire) that offers a starting pay rate of $20/hour (benefits are available).
Temporary entry level Contractor position in the production and warehouse operations of shipping and storage of drummed surfactant chemicals.
This position assists higher-level material handlers in different phases of warehouse work to acquire additional skills and performs less complex duties on their own.
Common examples of daily job tasks are the following: staging and shipping of product in Logistics warehouse, operating a fork truck to transfer material, and performing general housekeeping items.
• A High School education or equivalent is the minimum requirement but prefer at least an Associate’s degree from a recognized technical/community college.
• The willingness and ability to work outside in various weather conditions and perform the physical requirements of the job such as; bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 lbs. The individual will be very safety conscious when working with and around chemicals, show initiative, have excellent attention to detail, be results oriented and customer focused, possess good communication skills, and possess the ability to work in a team environment. The individual must also be able to prioritize tasks and be self-motivated.
Rotating straight days or straight nights from 6:45am-7:00pm or 6:45pm-7:00am. Rotation entails working 48 hrs. one week and 36 hrs. the following.
Week 1: Work: Mon/Tues/Fri/Sat/Sun and Off: Wed/Thurs Week 2: Work Wed/Thurs and Off Mon/Tues/Friday/Sat/Sun Shift assigned will depend on available openings therefore could be straight days or straight nights.
Job requires a moderate degree of manual dexterity to operate valves, pumps, scales, switches, etc. Operates forklift truck and handles transporting of drums with forklift. These require sufficient manual skills. 70% of the job requires standing, walking, operating forklift or yard tractor, 30% of the job requires manual material handling, recording data, etc.
Under the supervision of Logistics Supervisor, and the Team Leader, the Contractor Material Handler helps perform complex operations in reacting, blending, mixing required elements in the manufacturing processes.
• Warehouse material handlers unload box trailers and trucks, handle packages, stock shelves/storerooms, move drums and totes.
• The warehouse material handler may be required to operate forklifts, yard tractor, fill tanks and containers, and operate plant equipment.
• Helps Logistics operation in Warehouse store and stage drums for orders.
• Maintenance activities, such as performing equipment inspections and operational checklists require skill and dexterity. Must be able to operate a forklift truck, yard tractor and railcar mover.
• Notifies supervisor or team leader of any unusual situation that may require attention.
• Keeps assigned equipment and work area clean and orderly. Completes a daily housekeeping area.

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