Material Handler 1

JOB TITLE: Materials Handler 1

DEPARTMENT: Distribution Center

REPORTS TO: Facility Manager


Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor.


  • Load / unload trucks, move, carry, and stage product and pallets to designated areas.
  • Sort and place products or items according to predetermined groups or assignment (size, color, type, location, product code, etc.).
  • Marks product with identifying information.
  • Counts items for distribution to conform to company expectations.
  • Prepares required documents for inventory management control.
  • Review orders for shipment and ensures accuracy.
  • Help maintain a clean, well-organized facility and is involved in a safe and secure working environment.
  • Any other tasks, assignments or responsibilities as directed by Management.


  • Basic knowledge of general warehouse layout, item identification, warehouse procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and complete forms relating to stock, quantity for incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Skill and ability to operate manual dollies, manual pallet jacks, hand trucks and hand tools used in warehouse operations.
  • Ability to identify obvious damage to equipment, product, and materials through visual inspection.
  • Skills in stacking, moving , arranging items on pallets, and must consider height, weight, and special handling requirements
  • Understanding of safety policies and practices.
  • Ability to read and follow merchandise guides.
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English language.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to successfully work on a team.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


  • Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Old Time Pottery, Inc. values and culture.
  • Recognizes that his/her actions directly impact company performance.
  • Demonstrates responsiveness to business and operational needs.
  • Maintains an efficient, orderly, clean and safe work environment.


  • Constant walking and standing.
  • Frequent and repeated bending/twisting from the waist to stock merchandise, unload trucks or assist customers.
  • Frequent handling or grasping of merchandise and equipment such as pricing guns, box cutters, two-wheel dollies, pallet jacks and shopping carts.
  • Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds from floor to waist.
  • Frequent carrying of merchandise of up to 40 pounds; and 60 pounds on an infrequent basis.
  • Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds from waist to overhead.
  • Frequent squatting and kneeling to locate and place product or material.
  • Frequent work above the waist and/or shoulder.
  • Occasional climbing – ascending/descending using a ladder.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Gross handling/finger dexterity.
  • Forcible push/pull of up to 200 pounds of force using material handling equipment.
  • Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level.
  • Willing to work in various temperate environments.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position and is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. Job responsibilities may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. An Associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.

Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 29,000.00
per Year
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Murfreesboro, TN 37132, US
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