1st Shift Material Handler 10140 in Charlotte, NC at Boston Gear

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Material Handler position is generally responsible for safely and accurately moving, transporting, coordinating and/or expediting flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within the Boston Gear facility with the objective of meeting or exceeding internal and external customer expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive and inspect incoming shipments
  • Pick material and deliver to appropriate area(s)
  • Enter shipments into designated computer system
  • Stage and store materials in proper locations
  • If applicable, scan the material using a computer and SAP application
  • Responsible for proper care of powered industrial equipment
  • Maintain 5S to ensure the work area is always kept clean and orderly
  • Operate forklift/powered vehicle in a safe manner
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Proficient with performing math calculations to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated safety orientation and compliance mindset
  • Demonstrated pattern of reliability and dependability as related to attendance and work assignments
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and collaborative skills
  • Positive “can do” attitude with a demonstrated willingness to listen and learn
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset. Exposure to lean manufacturing principles is a plus.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changes in internal processes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Strong work ethic, including the ability to be self-directed and self-motivated while taking initiative with projects and tasks.
  • Basic proficiency with computers, including the ability to accurately enter and search for data
  • Proficient in English language skills, including effective verbal and written communication
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours, including overtime and weekends (e.g. during physical inventory), as required

Education and Experience Requirements

  • A High School diploma or GED equivalency from an accredited institution is desired

Physical Demand and Work Environment:          

Majority of time is spent in a manufacturing production environment with some (but not all) climate-controlled areas. Personal protective safety equipment must be worn, and proper safety precautions must be observed.  Potential exposure may include, but is not limited to:  solvents, dusts, lead, fiberglass, noise, heat, cold.

Potential physical demands include, but are not limited to:  frequent walking and standing, occasional twisting, stooping, carrying, handling, pushing, and pulling; climbing, kneeling and lifting up to 50 lbs.  Potential sensory demands include but are not limited to:  hearing and seeing.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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