Material Handler Coordinator

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Reads work order or follows oral instructions to obtain materials or containers to be moved.

Loads and unloads materials (ie:  steel coils, etc.) as required, conveys materials (boxes, skids cartons, tubs, etc.) to designated areas and stages material for inventory.

Provides the proper scrap hoppers and packing containers to the presses and coordinates timing to reduce set-up and downtimes.

Maintains machine oil/fluids inventory, empties as required, including waste oil.

Provides tracking of WMS scrap metal (Martin Bros., Reliable, and non-cold rolled), and monitors steel skid returns.

Transports designated materials to QA and Production “Red Tag” staging areas for re-work.

Assists in die changes as needed, maintains die rack inventory, and lifts steel coils with power hoist to assist in changeovers, etc.

Provides required training to new Material Handler Trainees as directed.

Maintains a high level of “housekeeping” in the designated areas.

Performs required lift truck periodic safety/service checks and assists in the preventative maintenance and service as needed/directed.


Provides “Lead person” direction to 2 employees in the material handling group. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance for the Shift Supervisor; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

At least one year of experience performing material handling responsibilities in a manufacturing environment.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Current/valid MIOSHA Lift Truck Driver’s Permit


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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.