Material Handler in Houston, TX at Meador Staffing Services

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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Job Description

A unique, local metal recycling company is looking Material Handlers! This is a temp to hire opportunity paying $11/hr. If you are interested in this position and have the required skill set, please apply or send resumes to Shirley at sfaust@meador.com or Danielle at dmetcalf@meador.com! We look forward to hearing from you!
Description:General Duties:
  • Required to operate and calibrate machinery.
  • Transfers materials from receiving area to sorting equipment and belt inspection room.
  • May be required to use a forklift or other material handling equipment. 
  • Accepts incoming shipments upon arrival at dock. 
  • Removes merchandise from belt and moves it to appropriate area of stockroom, if required.
  • Verifies merchandise shipments received against purchase orders, packing slips and/or waybills. 
  • Checks order for completeness and possible damage. 
  • Logs shipments, completes and forwards paperwork in a timely manner, as assigned. 
  • Files paperwork, as assigned. 
  • Processes orders for delivery. 
  • Loads merchandise onto outgoing trucks. 
  • Prepares, packs and ships all outgoing merchandise. (including returns) according to department procedures. 
  • Maintains general order and cleanliness of area, including removal of trash, as assigned. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum Education: High School or equivalent
  • Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
  • Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 Months 
  • Preferred Experience: 6 - 12 Months 
Preferred Field-of-Expertise: 
  • Material handling Competencies
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. 
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
Skills:
  • Answer telephones.
  • Read handwritten text.
Physical Demands
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to walk. 
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb. 
  • Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds). 
  • Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).
  • Occasionally required to lift heavy weights (50 pounds or greater).
  • Finger dexterity required. 
  • Hand coordination required. 
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus. 
Work Environment: 
  • Exposure to adverse conditions. 
  • Exposure to extreme heat. 
  • Exposure to extreme cold. 
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions. 
  • Exposure to moving. mechanical parts.
  • Exposure to high, precarious places. 
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Possible risk of electrical shock.
  • Exposure to explosives.
  • Protective clothing or equipment is required including: gloves, uniforms, steel-toed boots, protective eyewear, hearing protection equipment, respirator.
  • The noise level in the work environment usually is loud.
  • May require ability to operate forklift and other material handling equipment and to use scales, postage meters, UPS machines, and other similar machines. 
  • May require current, valid state driver’s license.

Job category:General Labor
Branch:Pasadena
Pay rate:11.00
Posted date:2/6/2018
Job ID:140264
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