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Material Handler II

Date: Nov 8, 2020

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Essential Functions:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Load, unload, move, count/pick, stack and stage product and materials using a sit down or stand-up forklift or other MH as required. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maintain equipment and materials in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Inspect any assigned equipment on a daily basis.  Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following work methods and OSHA standards.  Drives electric powered MHE equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, evaluating platforms to lift or stack products or materials.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assist in maintaining/promoting the safety of the warehouse.  Report issues and problems to management.  Will support and abide by the company’s safety program and all safety initiatives, policies and procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Accurately pull and prepare product for shipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for filling out all documentation correctly and clearly.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Inspect all materials during picking, shipping and receiving to ensure product number accuracy and material is free of damage.  Report any discrepancies.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security is maintained.  Assist in physical inventories. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Coordinate as necessary with all other departments/functions, especially customer service, transportation, and maintenance.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):  N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Perform other duties as assigned


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   Basic information of the position

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to read and write English fluently.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Basic math skills are required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good judgment and decision-making abilities.
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge of Microsoft Office application including Excel and Word.
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High school diploma or equivalent
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At least 1 year of manufacturing/distribution operations experience required.
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At least 1 year of documented forklift experience is required.
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">RF scanning equipment experience is preferred.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The work is classified as Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lifting Demands:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lift up to 55 lbs. on a frequent basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 10 feet.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up 2 stairs.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Postural Demands:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sitting – Occasional
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Standing – Continuous
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Walking – Frequent
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Bending/stooping – Frequent


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work Environment:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work with known allergens – Frequent
    • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work with powders – Continuous


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Equal Opportunity Employer:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago