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Material Handler

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: US

Company: Glanbia

Reports To: Warehouse Supervisor

Department: Warehouse

Location: West Haven, CT

Exempt Status: Hourly

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.



Responsible and accountable for efficiently and accurately moving material physically and electronically.




  • Physically moves, racks, and electronically scans raw material and or finished goods.
  • Loads or unloads palletized and floor loaded trucks as required.  Re-stacks pallets if necessary.
  • Uses the hand held scanner to perform transfers, entries and any other required transactions.
  • Uses a forklift and or scissor lift as necessary to access and move the product.
  • Responsible and accountable for meeting established productivity, and quality requirements.
  • Recommends productivity, efficiency, quality and safety improvements to management.
  • Performs tasks in compliance with pick tickets, SOP’s, and any other required documentation.
  • Complies with all company policies.
  • Works in a safe manner.
  • Checks work for accuracy.
  • Participates in training as needed.
  • Completes additional tasks and projects as assigned by management.






Education, Training:


  • Minimum of a high school GED.
  • Graduate from high school or tech school preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to pass a written test.



Knowledge, Skills, Competencies:


  • Computer skills in a windows environment.
  • Must have experience with a bar code scanner.
  • Ability to work error free in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be highly detail orientated.
  • Must have forklift license or able to be trained.
  • Must be organized, thorough, and self motivated.
  • Must have familiarity with cGMP’s, SOP’s, HAACP’s, or other similar quality programs.
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks, and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.





Physical Requirements:


  • Heavy physical effort required.
  • Must be able to lift 55lbs throughout the shift.
  • Continuous mental and visual attention required.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend, pull, push and walk about the building.
  • May be required to walk up and down a full flight of stairs when working in the West Haven facility.


Typical Environmental Conditions


  • Works in a powder processing manufacturing facility with moderate noise.






Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


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.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.