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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Material Handler - Stores
ASC : Material Handling
Whitby, Ontario


Material Handler

Reports To:

Shop Operations Manager


Material Handling - Stores

Position Overview

The material handler is to place materials in stores, maintain storage and issue materials in an accurate and controlled manner. Duties include loading, unloading, moving products and materials to the designated locations in the stores department, and assisting in picking and placing materials orders. The Material Handler will be expected to be experienced and certified with Order Picker, Reach Truck and Counter Balance Truck.

Essential Job Function
  • Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with equipment
  • Use a forklift and other industrial equipment for unloading and moving products when needed
  • Pick material from stores for outbound orders, and ensure the materials being shipped are of high quality
  • Participate in clean up and maintenance of work areas; maintain a safe, clean and legally compliant workplace
  • Put away received materials to proper storage locations; select appropriate storage locations for new items or when reorganization is necessary; update locations in SAP
  • Take inventory; confirm inventory transactions are complete
  • Assemble materials into kits or repackage when necessary prior to stocking or issuing
  • Count and place inventory materials into stores; maintain storage and issue materials in an accurate and controlled manner
  • Perform cycle counts and other count checks are requested


Job Requirements
  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to understand bill of material and other technical drawings
  • Certified forklift operator : Reach Truck, Order Picker, Counterbalance
  • Familiar with SAP software
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally as well as in writing
  • Knowledge of safe lifting and handling techniques and practices