Material Handler in Northampton, MA at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Material Handler


  • Performs a variety of duties in receiving and storage of raw materials and supplies; control of inventory; the unloading, storage, and replenishment to support internal customer needs of raw materials, distribution of work orders, kits to work center, kit for pre-assembly inventory record maintenance.
  • Basic operation of computer systems.


  • Work from computer, written and verbal instructions, as well as established procedures and practices.
  • Performs physical inventory cycle counts and reports findings so Lead, Supervisor, and or Material Analyst.
  • Check receipts against purchase orders. Verify type of material, count, and weight against packing slip and delivery receipts. Identify and isolate materials requiring Quality Assurance inspection.
  • Maintain and replenish predetermined materials to the point of use location on the manufacturing floor to levels set by the Material Analyst. Track usage of point of use product and make pick zone “kanban” level change recommendations to Materials Analyst. Maintain point of use in the raw materials warehouse. Take sample counts of point of use materials.
  • Performs pre-assembly works as required.
  • Operates forklift and other material handling devices to move and position materials.
  • Good communication and organizational skills are required.


  • Maintain established quality and quantity standards.
  • Follow prescribed safety precautions, established company and department policies and procedures, rules and regulations. Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and questionable conditions to proper supervision. Maintain work area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Provide back-up to Material Handler “A” position in shipping functions.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.


  • Previous experience with using a forklift, then moving materials and then shipping them 
  • Previous experience with: wrapping pallets, emailing and compute transactions with UPS, FED Ex, etc. 
  • Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours as operational needs require.


Temporary-long term 

1st shift: 6:00AM – 2:30PM

Northampton, MA 

For more info please call:  413.665.2163 X: 2206

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.