Material Handler 2nd Shift

Houston, TX

Posted: 03/08/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Industry: Warehouse Job Number: 935


Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site by performing the following duties.  Assist the Machine Shop Manager is directing the day to day activities of the Saw Operators including performance reviews.


  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.
  • Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination.
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators.
  • Direct the day to day activities of the Saw Operators.
  • Assist in the preparation of performance reviews of the Saw Operators.
  • Operates industrial truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Set-up and operation of saw to produce accurate cuttings of tubular steel, per verbal instructions or by reading engineering drawings or blueprint s.
  • Maintain accurate recordings of cuttings and keep balanced records of remaining lengths of steel in stock or on hand, by OD measurement, from which cuttings have been made.
  • Operate other machinery as required to complete a process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. 


Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. 


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to work under close supervision.  Ability to read and understand instructions as they pertain to machinery operation or departmental tasks.   Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and blueprints.  Ability to pass a test designed to demonstrate finger, hand, wrist and arm dexterity in order to operate proper stamping identification equipment and electric buffing equipment.  Should be familiar with OSHA regulations, and able to recognize and read Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS) and Hazardous Materials Information System (HMIS) labels. 

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