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Material Handler

Company: NFI Industries
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Material Handler is responsible for the accurate storing, moving and receiving of product to. Performs various manual labor tasks including, but not limited to box making, labeling, picking/packing orders, tape/dunnage, shipping /receiving, palletizing product, manually load trailers and replenishing. Is responsible to maintain accuracy, quality, and meet or exceed productivity quotas while performing these tasks. -Must maintain and meet company standards within the safety, security, sanitation procedures. This position reports in the Lead Warehouse Supervisor.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Loads and unloads freight in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Meet productivity requirements as required.
  • Ability to operate manual and electric material handling equipment such as hand jacks.
  • Moves product to storage area with proper equipment and efficiently stack and store merchandise in the appropriate areas.
  • Picks orders for shipment and assembles various types of merchandise to be shipped.
  • Process orders including picking, checking, sorting, and consolidating freight, wrapping pallets, packing loading and shipment confirmation of customer orders.
  • Operates material handling equipment in a safe and efficient manner, as required.
  • Checks and verifies freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.
  • Record information such as weight, time, and date packaged.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and orderly work area.
  • Assists in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
  • Conducts operations in a manner promoting safety.
  • Conducts sanitation functions as requested.
  • Assists in physical inventories, as needed.


    • High School Diploma/GED required
    • E-commerce background preferred
    • At least 1 year of experience in a warehouse and with electric pallet jack experience
    • Experience in the use of computerized inventory controls systems, RF Guns
    • Ability to identify items on all paperwork including, but not limited to customer orders, bill of lading, manifest, packing lists, stock receipts, and customer labels
    • Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
    • Requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed by the customer
    • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
    • Lift and move totes up to 50-100 pounds
    • Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
    • Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
    • Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations

Keywords: NFI Industries, Suffolk , Material Handler, Professions , Suffolk, Virginia

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