JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Budd Lake , NJ

POSTED: Dec 5, 2018

This company is a global leader in the consumer goods field. They are highly regulated and strictly follow safety protocols in the production of their products. The company is employee-centric and offers a healthy, professional working atmosphere for employees. They are looking for a Material Handler who wants to start his or her career with a great company with opportunity for growth and professional development.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

Position Overview: The Material Handler does not need any industry experience. They are open to training someone passionate about working hard and contributing to the success of a company. The Material Handler can work in various departments of production and will have to strictly follow safety protocol. The Material Handler will start as a temp employee, but when perm will be in a Union role that fully covers medical benefits and offers significant job stability. Forklift experience not required, but highly desired. No specific experience required.

Responsibilities of the Material Handler:

  • Be part of a highly regulated production team and be able to perform job duties independently once trained
  • Will be working 2nd or 3rd shift with little supervision on day to day responsibilities
  • Use various machines and equipment to contribute to the production process including: forklift, drum lifts, pallet jacks, stages
  • Utilize the computer/software system in house to process and execute tasks
  • Use robots and machines to move heavy drums and containers
  • Transfer materials or samples from one vessel to another
  • Cycle counting and inventory checks as needed
  • Review or update related paperwork and documentation

Qualifications for the Material Handler:

  • Ability to read and write English and clearly communicate with team members
  • Ability and comfort operating heavy machinery including forklift, hi-low, hand truck and pallet jack
  • Ability to follow safety protocol, handle hazardous materials and adhere to regulatory guidelines
  • Ability to use basic computer systems, knowledge of SAP a plus
  • Ability to move heavy objects including but not limited to 55 gallon drums, but heavy lifting will be kept to a minimum as much as possible for safety reasons
  • Ability to work in the US for any employer
  • Ability to provide professional references of previous employers
  • Personable and professional communication skills

Education Requirement:

  • GED or High School Diploma required

Benefits: Once the company converts to Material Handler to an employee, he or she will need to join the Union. The Union fully covers medical benefits and offers a strong overall benefits package including vacation and job security. 


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