Material Handler

Geismar, Louisiana
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Trussell,Jenni, Spherion
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Job Description

Job Description
Material Handlers are key members of our team. While shipping, receiving, and processing orders for the Distribution Centers, they ensure customers receive the correct products on time.

Adheres to established safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures
Utilizes Warehouse Management System (WMS) to receive and process products for placement into Distribution Center (DC) inventory or for shipment of cross dock items
Verifies that the product and quantity received matches the advanced ship notice (ASN)
Utilizes Company Operating System (COS and WMS to process orders to be shipped to Branch, Customer or DC
Verifies that the product into appropriate shipping container for shipment to Branch, Customer or DC
Prepares packing slips, shipping labels, bills of lading, and other required documents as needed
Consolidates specific Branch shipments from multiple order processing zones for processing as needed
Ensures warehouse work areas and equipment are clean, orderly and properly maintained
Ensures all orders are processed accurately and timely
Replenishes primary stock shelves from reserve stock locations as needed
Interacts with other DC employees to resolve any problems with customer orders
Interacts with external couriers and truck drivers to ensure product is efficiently transferred to and from shipping vehicles

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

-Reliable, organized, attentive to detail, and committed to high quality work productivity
-Ability to regularly stand, walk and lift; occasionally sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or crawl
-Basic computer skills, including information processing required
-May need to be certified to operate a forklift and/or other mobile equipment
-May need to be certified to handle hazardous material shipments
-Ability to regularly stand, walk, talk or hear
-Ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms
-Ability to occasionally sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or crawl
-Ability to regularly lift an/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and./or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds, with assistance as necessary
-Vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

No Degree Required

1-4 years

May need valid driver?s license and good driving record
High School diploma or equivalent.

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