Material Handler
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Job Overview 

We are in search of a detail-oriented Material Handler to be a part of our Logistics department. You should be able to monitor and handle all the materials arriving at the production areas and loading docks. Also, you should be able to assist with the loading and unloading of materials and inventories. 

As a part of your job responsibilities, you should be able to catalogue and stock inventories correctly. Besides, you should adhere to the safety and health regulations while at work. You will be coordinating your daily operations with the Materials Manager.  

As a Materials Handler, you should have complete knowledge of the logistics processes and inventory management. Furthermore, you should be familiar with operating heavy machinery such as cranes and forklifts. You should display excellent physical dexterity and the ability to work for long periods of time.  

If you have the capabilities to handle the job responsibilities, then do write to us. We would like to have a word with you.  


  • Assisting in loading and unloading materials and inventory 

  • Keeping track of all the materials arriving at loading docks and production areas 

  • Checking if the delivered materials match the company’s purchase orders 

  • Identifying, recording, and cataloguing all inventories 

  • Maintaining a record of all the materials in production sheets 

  • Operating heavy machinery such as cranes and forklifts as and when required 

  • Monitoring the supply levels on a regular basis 

  • Reviewing and making purchasing recommendations 

  • Communicating with vendors about order pick-ups and deliveries 

  • Adhering to the health and safety regulations at all times 

  • Examining if all the materials meet quality standards 

  • Checking if the materials are labeled and stored correctly 

  • Coordinating day-to-day tasks with the Materials Manager 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or a related field 

  • 1-3 years of work experience in the Logistics department as a Material Handler, Logistics Coordinator , or a similar position 

  • OSHA certification is preferred 

  • Complete knowledge of inventory management and logistics processes 

  • Excellent physical dexterity 

  • Good time management and organizational skills 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Highly motivated and detail-oriented individual 

  • Ability to work for long and flexible hours 

  • A team player and able to work independently 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools especially Excel 

  • Ability to offer excellent customer service 

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