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Material Handler

Posted: 04/22/2022

Our client in Glens Falls, NY is hiring for a Material Handler to join their team. This full-time position is paying $17.00/hr. The ideal candidate will have a valid driver's license along with a solid work experience. We are looking for someone to start ASAP.

Material Handler General Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists with shipping, vessel unloading, and maintenance job duties as required.
  • Maintains general cleanliness of work areas.
  • Maintains all tools and equipment used on the job in good working order.
  • Trains new and less experienced employees in work methods and procedures.
  • Follows plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Maintains an awareness of plant environmental standards; operates and maintains equipment in compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.
  • Clean yard, pick up debris, work outside.
  • Steel toed shoes required.

Material Handler Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with employees of organization.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and is subject to repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, heat, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Call today, 518-583-7823, for an immediate interview.

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