Requisition Number: 2018-078
Job Title: Material Handler I-Direct (Mfrs. Rd.)
City: Chattanooga
State: Tennessee

Material Handler I-Direct (Mfrs. Rd.)

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Description/Job Summary


Under general supervision, Material Handlers take the necessary action to ensure that all purchased parts are received in a timely fashion and meet quality standards while maintaining inventory balances according to production schedule requirements.


Material Handlers read production schedules, inventory reports, Bill of Materials (BOMs) and work orders or are advised by their supervisor to determine the type and quantity of materials required, availability of stock and order priority.  He/She opens containers and pulls and/or kits required parts and delivers to the production cells in a timely, organized and safe manner to facilitate continuous manufacturing operations.
Material Handlers stack or assemble materials into bundles, band together and lift by hand or use a forklift or jib hoist to move/place heavy objects.  They count, weigh, record the number of units of materials moved or handled on a daily production sheet, attach identifying tags or labels to materials or mark information on cases, bales or other containers and arrange for the distribution of materials.

Material Handlers assist in labeling and storing all inventory in its appropriate location.  They load, unload and move materials within or near the plant, yard or work site and onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves.  They also load materials and/or equipment into vehicles and/or onto trucks or trailers and install strapping, bracing, padding or a means necessary to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

Material Handlers inspect products for quality and quantity to ensure adherence to specifications.  They also coordinate parts information with other expeditors as necessary, complete required documents and maintain files. 
Material Handlers utilize a computerized inventory control system and maintain appropriate inventory balances.  They make regular checks of production schedules and order appropriate parts within the allotted time frame.  They communicate production schedule requirements to the purchasing department, coordinate Bill of Materials with the engineering department with regard to both changes and suggestions on parts/equipment and ordering with the parts department as necessary or as changes dictate.
Safety is very important to Roadtec, Inc. for the benefit of all employees.  Therefore, personal protective equipment must be worn and proper safety procedures followed at all times.


Minimum of a high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); knowledge of a personal computer; ability to input data/material into computer system using barcodes; and ability to safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment required.

Minimum six months of related experience and/or training; heavy equipment manufacturing experience; parts knowledge; and/or experience safely operating a forklift preferred.

Flexibility to work additional hours; drug screen, physical and background check required.


Qualified applicants must apply online at

NOTE: Individuals will only be considered for employment if there is an open position, the individual meets the minimum qualifications of the position and applies for the position in the manner requested.


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