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Material Handler

Company: Hearthside Foods
Location: Michigan City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

10497Material HandlerFull-timeAfternoon/EveningMichigan CityIndianaNon-Exempt

$500 SIGN ON BONUS ($250 paid out at 30 days and $250 paid out at 60 days)

The incumbent for the Material Handler position safely operates a sit-down forklift to transport materials product throughout the warehouse. Performs operator maintenance on forklifts and complete operator checklist. Uses Bar Code Scanner to record material storage, use, and inventory.


The primary duties and responsibilities of the Material Handler consist of but are not limited to:

* Operate powered industrial equipment (forklift) in accordance with OSHA guidelines
* Maintain inventory integrity and product safety at all times
* Perform routine and assigned housekeeping tasks to ensure a safe work environment
* Operate material handling equipment to move product within the warehouse
* Check-in inbound product and tag product accordingly
* Perform various receiving functions, such as unloading trucks and putting away product in the correct overstock location
* Inspect all power equipment and complete the safety inspection sheet before operation
* Follow all of the safety procedures
* Stack empty pallets; clean and sweep work area and remove trash regularly


* High school diploma or equivalent
* Preferred - One or more years of sit-down forklift experience
* Preferred -- Food industry experienced


* Attention to detail
* Understand verbal and written instructions
* Basic Math skills, Addition & Subtraction
* Basic mechanical aptitude and familiar with basic hand tools
* Forklift experience preferred
* Ability to work independently
* Ability to work well with a wide variety of people
* Basic computer skills

Keywords: Hearthside Foods, Gary , Material Handler, Professions , Michigan City, Indiana

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