Material Handler

SUMMARY

Receives, stores, and issues parts, materials, supplies, merchandise, and compiles stock records in stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  Counts, sorts, and weighs incoming articles to verify receipt of items on requisition or invoices.

Examines stock to verify conformance to specifications.

Stores articles in bins, on floor, or on shelves, according to identifying information, such as style, size or type of material.

Fills orders or issues supplies from stock.

Prepares periodic, special, or perpetual inventory of stock.

Requisitions articles to fill incoming orders.

Compiles reports on use of stock handling equipment, adjustments of inventory counts and stock records, spoilage or damage to stock, location changes, and refusals of shipments.

Marks identifying codes, figures or letters on articles.

Distributes stock among production workers, keeping records of materials issued.

Moves or transports materials or supplies to other requesting departments.

Maintains inventory and other stock records.

Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable Individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

No prior experience or training

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions such as work order routings and

prints/drawings.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to groups of employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, Common fractions, and decimals.

REASONG ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, and airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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