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Material Handler II

Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition – GPN’s brand portfolio consists of Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


HOURLY PAY· $17.50/hr + $1.00/hr 3rd Shift differential= $18.50/hr! (From now until December 31st you will receive an additional $2.00/hr for working on 3rd shift to equal $20.50/hr)  After December 31st, the pay will go back to $17.50/hr + $1.00/hr 3rd Shift differential = $18.50/hr


3rd Shift SIGN-ON BONUS: $3K sign-on if hired by December 31st (ask us about details) 


Essential Functions:

  • Load, unload, move, count/pick, stack and stage product and materials using a sit down or stand-up forklift or other MH as required. 
  • Maintain equipment and materials in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Accurately pull and prepare product for shipment.
  • Responsible for filling out all documentation correctly and clearly.
  • Inspect all materials during picking, shipping and receiving to ensure product number accuracy and material is free of damage.  Report any discrepancies.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security is maintained.  Assist in physical inventories. 
  • Coordinate as necessary with all other departments/functions, especially customer service, transportation, and maintenance.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):  N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   Basic information of the position

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



  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 19 days of paid time off plus 1 floating holiday
  • Clean and safe environment
  • Employee discount on products



The work is classified as Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)


Lifting Demands:

  • Lift up to 55 lbs. on a frequent basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
  • Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 10 feet.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up 2 stairs.


Postural Demands:

  • Sitting – Occasional
  • Standing – Continuous
  • Walking – Frequent
  • Bending/stooping – Frequent


Work Environment:

  • Work with known allergens – Frequent
    • Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
  • Work with powders – Continuous

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago