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 or Danielle at! 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.
  • 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
Pay rate:11.00
Posted date:2/6/2018
Job ID:140264
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