Material Handler

  • The Budd Group
  • Jul 12, 2022
Full time Warehouse

Job Description

 

Job Title: Material Handler

Reports To: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY This is a full-time position that works a set schedule within a 24 hour workweek.

This job is responsible for the proper handling of materials on a site by performing the essential

duties and responsibilities. Also, includes responding to customer specific needs and requests

in a timely fashion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES May include any or all of the following. Other

duties may be assigned.

  • Safely execute all activities with the proper packaging, labeling, and loading of

biohazardous waste.

  • Able to operate equipment based on site requirements
  • Responds to material handling needs in association with solid waste and recycling duties

on-site and remote locations.

  • Comply with all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in every waste handling area as

required.

  • Ensure that all medical waste is properly disposed of, where applicable.
  • Verify that all logs (Chem Clav, Weights & Temperatures, Spores testing, etc.) are

complete, accurate and adequately documented.

  • Complete proper documentation, mandatory signatures and documentation for

destruction

  • Clear and dispose of recycling material in various locations
  • Documents materials and supplies disposition by recording units delivered and location

of units.

  • Adheres to communication standards assigned by site.
  • Most sites require a valid driver’s license, forklift, and pallet jack experience.

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Prior forklift and pallet jack experience is desirable but not

necessary.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but

uninvolved written or oral instructions: to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables

in standardized situations. Ability to learn basic principles and techniques. Ability to understand

different types of recyclable materials, operating machinery/pallet jack in production areas.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Forklift operator is highly desirable.

 

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 stand, walk, use

hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with arms and hands. The employee frequently is

required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or

hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision, 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. The employee may be subject to exposure to infectious waste,

diseases, conditions, etc. including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. The noise level in the work

environment is usually moderate.