Recycling Material Handler

Recycling Material Handler Job Summary:

Grand Rapids MI automotive supplier is hiring a team-oriented Recycling/Material Handler to join a sound, fast growing automotive supplier in West Michigan. Candidate will bring raw material to the line and remove finished goods from the line operating a forklift and pallet jacks. Cleaning out scrap and chips from machines support the machine operator. Candidate will have experience with Material Handler or Utility type functions in a shop environment as well as experience driving a forklift.

Recycling Material Handler Responsibilities:

  • Use forklift or pallet jack to move materials
  • May lift to 50lbs. by hand 
  • Monitoring and cleaning the facility's oil recycling system.
  • Monitoring steel scrap (chip) container levels and emptying full containers via use of electric hand truck or forklift.
  • Unloading raw bar stock from delivery trucks and/or distributing bar stock to manufacturing floor as needed.
  • Assisting with various material handling responsibilities.

Schedule & Pay

  • 1st shift: 6:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday OT as needed including every other Saturday
  • $15.00/HR

Material Handler/Bar Puller Qualifications

  • 1+ year of manufacturing experience
  • Forklift experience is desired (company will train)
  • Excellent math reasoning and measurements
  • Ability to see color
  • Be comfortable lifting to 50 pounds
  • Qualities such as being self-directed, dependable, team oriented, and being flexible is desired.

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  • Stop by our office: 1760 44th Street SW, Suite 10, Wyoming, MI 49519, Inside the Chateau Centre. 

Location: Kentwood, MI

Position Type: Full Time, Direct-Hire


What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?

Express Employment Professionals is a local employment agency that has been helping people find great jobs in Grand Rapids since 1996. We focus on helping people find permanent, long term positions at some of the best companies in the area. Every week we are actively working with 130+ companies in the Greater Grand Rapids area. 

Express has a wide variety of jobs available, including:

  • Light Industrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Administrative
  • Professional

Benefits of working with Express:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Scholarship programs
  • Free Online Training

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Full time
Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
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Kentwood, MI, US
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