Material Handler (Elkridge, MD)

Material Handler (Elkridge, MD)

Posted 20 Mar 2023

  • Maryland
  • $15.00-$17.00
  • Full time
  • editor

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Material Handler II (CLS) (1rst & 2nd Shift)


The Material Handler II provides warehouse services through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and materials using manual labor, standard power equipment and computer equipment (when necessary).

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Pulling Orders:

  • Accurately locate and pick, both by hand and by using appropriate motorized equipment (i.e. forklift truck), customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations.
  • Count, weigh, and record number of units of material handled on daily production sheet.
  • Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, slip-sheeting, stretch wrapping, labeling, and consolidating as required on order.

Loading & Unloading:

  • Load picked orders according to APLL Operating policies and procedures, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit, Lot Verification.
  • Unload, move, stack, and stage customer products and materials, both by hand and using forklift or other power equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.

Operating & Maintenance:

  • Assign trailers to appropriate dock and/or yard location, chocking the wheels, following all safety rules and company policy.
  • Daily inspect equipment, make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles or equipment, following safety and maintenance instructions, and complete inspection sheet at the beginning of each shift; report immediately any defective equipment to supervisor.
  • Daily inspect and prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to insure product preservation.
  • Assist in building and grounds maintenance to insure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat, safe, and orderly manner.


  • Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.


  • Provide other services such as sanitation requirement activities, assembling crates (boxes) to contain products, and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader.
  • Participates in Safety and 5S requirements

Key Result Areas:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.
  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.
  • Position requires the incumbent’s performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer services.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Two (2) years forklift experience required
  • Knowledge of inventory control and general warehouse procedures
  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
  • Ability to operate forklift – both sit down and stand up, tow motor, motorized and non motorized pallet jack
  • Ability to learn to utilize on board computers, scanners and new technology
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Must have basic math skills
  • Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use
  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
  • Data entry skills
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
  • Must be a Team Player

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 1-2 years warehouse or related work experience preferred
  • Fork lift certification preferred
  • Action Oriented
  • Teamwork – showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
  • Respect – extending dignity and respect to all people.
  • Integrity – fostering trust and a positive work environment.
  • Innovation – bringing creativity to the workplace.
  • Customer Focus – achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.
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