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Material Handler - 1st Shift

Company: Sharp Packaging
Location: Allentown
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description


Responsible for effectively procuring components from the Warehouse for specific orders that will run on the Production floor. These procured components will then need to verified and loaded into the appropriate rooms by the Material Handling position. Proper written Batch Record entries (i.e. Lot numbers, quantities) and QAD transactions are also required. At each order's completion, the Material Handling position is required to assist in the line clearances and perform the proper written and electronic transactions reflecting said clearances. The Material Handling position is also required to maintain orderliness of all inventory staging areas as well as the building in general.

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

Performs a combination of the following duties to move material within plant and warehouse operations to keep packaging lines running:

Unloads trucks using a forklift and receives raw material shipments from suppliers into our MFG/PRO inventory, and puts away in the AS-RS system using the AIM warehouse management system.

Generates and applies bar code labels to raw material and finished product pallets and puts away in the AS-RS system.

Reviews work orders to determine the products to be run during the day and the related materials necessary.

Checks supplies and stocks production lines with products and packaging materials as required at the beginning of each shift to allow production lines to run.

Restocks production lines throughout the day as necessary.

Removes finished product from production lines and transports to appropriate location in warehouse for storage and/or shipment.

Removes trash from packaging line and transports to dumpster.

Maintains inventory and log of materials and products on hand, used and checked by Quality Control.

Loads finished goods pallets onto trucks using forklifts to fulfill customer shipments.

Contacts main warehouse to order additional materials and products as needed, and pulls materials for production or shipment via AIM warehouse management system.

Performs computer transactions in MFG/PRO via computer terminal or RF equipment.

Products packaged include vitamins and pharmaceuticals.

Packaging materials include corrugated paper, paperboard, foil, and vinyl.

Most material and products are palletized and transported by hand or electric powered pallet jack.

May use forklift to remove pallets of material from racks, floor locations, or AS-RS system.

May use other material handling equipment such as wheeled carts, wheeled bins, and handcarts.

May restock pallet loads that have fallen.

May secure finished product to pallet, using strapping to shrink wrap to prevent damage during shipping.

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

Opens containers.

Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.

Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases or other containers.

Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


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); or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Detail oriented. Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications. Previous experience in a warehousing position and/or cGMP compliant facility. Inventory Control or Quality Control experience is also beneficial.


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 this 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 common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


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 regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Able to work in a fast paced environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Sharp Packaging, Allentown , Material Handler - 1st Shift, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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