Material Handler

Breinigsville, PA 18301

Posted: 04/13/2023 Job Category: Warehouse Job Number: 177759 Pay Rate: $18.00 - $19.30

Job Description

Job Summary

Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site; retrieves and stages material for machine operators and/or order filling. Assists Machine Operators in set up of machines. Is involved in the packaging process of product following standard operating procedures. Is involved with assembly procedures of Architectural Building Products.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operates industrial truck (i.E. Forklift, side loader, pallet jacks, scissor lift, etc.) or other type of hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

  • Can read basic blue prints to handle assembly procedures in laminating wall panels and / or final assembly of wall panels.

  • Completes equipment safety checklists as start of work shift; takes appropriate action to ensure safe operating equipment.

  • Reads production schedules, work orders, customer orders, shipping orders, and/or requisitions and follows verbal instructions to determine materials, containers, or items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.

  • Opens, closes, locks, and unlocks doors and containers as needed.

  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, shelves, and machinery by hand or using a forklift into semi-trailers or other transport vehicles.

  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

  • Secures loads including building frames for overseas containers; put skids in racks waiting for loading; and assists with preparation for shipping, i.E. Moving racks, building crates, or packaging systems.

  • Has the ability to operate saws, pneumatic and electric tools, hand tools, and can read a tape measure to build packaging systems for shipping purposes.

  • Transfers materials from storage or work sites to designated areas; pre-weighs and prepares materials for shipping. Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.

  • Stacks or assembles materials or customer orders and places orders on pallets or shelves or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department; bands bundles together; builds coil saddles; nails cross blocks onto skids; and assembles crating as assigned.

  • Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination and/or signals other forklift operators to move load to destination.

  • Sorts, counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet or other required documentation, including, but not limited to, data entry into computer.

  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on skids, cases, bales, or other containers.

  • Bands orders: clamps sections of product together or places product onto skids, blocks, boxes, and/or conveyor systems to facilitate movement of materials or products; lifts heavy objects with power hoist.

  • Makes simple adjustments or repairs such as realigning belts or replacing rollers; notifies maintenance of complicated adjustments and repairs.

  • Cleans work area, machines, and equipment; assists machine

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proven technical experience operating a forklift, side loader, pallet jack, crane, scissor lift, or other type of material handling equipment.

  • Must complete forklift safety training.

  • Must have ability to comply with all safety regulations, work independently, and work effectively and respectfully with team members.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state-required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $18.00 - $19.30 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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