We provide local staffing with a personal touch! Simply put, at Spherion we find people jobs and love what we do!We are currently looking to hire a material handler for one of our clients located in Greater Columbia, SC. Some reasons you might enjoy working in this role:- You want to play a key part in the success of operating a warehouse-You like working independently, but also having the opportunity to work with a team on occasion-You are looking for an opportunity to cross train to other areas of the distribution processResponsibilities:-Operation of a powered industrial truck to load or unload trucks, supply production areas with product, remove finished goods to a warehouse storage area. -Perform data entry using productivity tracking software , and complete bills of lading for goods going out.-Other tasks could involve wrapping loads with a shrink wrapper, loading goods onto and off of a truck, and light cleaning of the warehouse. You will also participate in checking inventory, execute product counts, weigh or tag product, and use a handheld bar code scanner.Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PMSkills:-Dexterity and strong hand-eye coordination-Excellent attention to safety precautions and common sense-Ability to concentrate over a long period of times-Strong sense of balanceEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:-Minimum of 6 months of experience in a role where you operated a power industrial truck - WE MUST BE ABLE TO VERIFY THIS INFOPRMATION THROUGH A REFERENCE WITH YOUR PRIOR EMPLOYER-Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively-Excellent safety record in previous related roles-Flexibility to work in different environments-Attention to detail and accuracy Interested in this opportunity? APPLY TODAYSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.