Material Handler I – 3rd Shift 11PM-7AM

Ohio Gratings

SUMMARY: Receive, inspect, unload, and store raw and finished goods material within the Business Unit. Keep the raw material storage area neat and organized. Stage various production work centers. Work is fast paced, requiring individuals to work independently, diligently and safely. Work is reviewed by a supervisor or senior worker to ensure the quality and accuracy of work, when appropriate.

This job description does not describe all activities, duties, responsibilities or physical demands that are required of the employee for this job. Likewise, the work environment described is merely representative. Duties, responsibilities, activities, physical demands and work environment may change at any time, with or without notice.


  • Receive, inspect, and unload deliveries of all supplies and raw materials, and accurately complete all receiving transactions.    Interact with ERP system to appropriately complete all transactions.
  • Organize and maintain raw material, processed bar, racks, panels, and all other inventory items.
  • Stage material as needed in work centers and place finished material in proper inventory location.
  • Replenish stock materials throughout the work day as needed.
  • Assist with periodic cycle counts.
  • Operate industrial lift truck and crane hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Dispose of scrap materials as necessary.
  • Meets or exceeds quality guidelines.
  • Keep personal and common work area clean and organized.
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools safely.
  • Ability to read production schedules, and plan ahead for material use to enhance bar line operations.
  • Comply with all operating procedures, instructions and safety rules.
  • Communicate effectively with and work well with others, including but not limited to, during shift changes.
  • Recognize and report all quality issues, to operators, line lead, and/or supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervision. 

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE, AND PROFICIENCIES: A High School diploma or equivalent is required.  The candidate must have the ability to safely demonstrate material handling with tow motor and overhead crane (Jib crane and Gantry crane experience is a plus).  The candidate must also be able to read and understand both metric and standard tape measures; add and subtract two digit numbers and multiply and divide by 10s and 100s without the use of a calculator.  Write short notes or memos; possess both written and verbal communication skills.  Must be a driven team player who takes the initiative to learn and grow; takes pride in group dynamics and motivating others.

Depending upon the department of assignment, the candidate will safely and securely prepare the product for shipmen on flatbed trailers or into dry vans.  As a part of shipping, activities would be required to perform basic shipping functions: identify, label, bundle and organize orders for shipment with zero defects.

Candidates with one or more years’ of prior material handling experience with a steel or aluminum manufacturer are preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is encountered with repetitive movement tasks, which requires the employee to stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach, grasp, push and pull grating material of various size and weights for long periods of time. Must regularly lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds, using proper lifting techniques, help from another employee or other available resources such as lifting or moving equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the essential duties of this job the employee is regularly working on the production floor. The work environment requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Exposure to noise, dust, heat and cold on a regular basis. Exposure to machine and tool hazards requiring care and attention to safety rules and standards.

EEO STATEMENT: Our company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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