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Sample material handler job description

[Company X] was founded on a simple belief: snack food should be tasty, healthy, and affordable. Today, our wholesome goodies have redefined the meaning of snack food. We’re currently looking for a material handler to join our warehouse team. The right person for this role will be comfortable on their feet (standing and walking for about 90% of their shift), eager to pitch in whenever extra help is needed, and passionate about our brand.

Objectives of this role

  • Handle materials in a safe and orderly manner
  • Assist with the timely fulfillment and delivery of products
  • Work with team members to meet established goals
  • Contribute to a company culture that champions diversity, appreciates creativity, and facilitates innovation


  • Load and unload pallets and cases to and from trucks, and collect empty pallet boards and carry them to storage
  • Choose cases according to order, using required technology
  • Safely operate a forklift after training
  • Assist with weekly product inventory
  • Perform general housekeeping and sanitation tasks

Required skills and qualifications

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds or more without assistance
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to easily and repeatedly climb, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, and stretch
  • Ability and willingness to work at various heights using a ladder or lift

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members