Material Handler

Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 08/09/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Automotive Job Number: TFT101 Pay Rate: 11.75 Branch: Division:

Job Description


Material Handler 2nd shift 5pm-2am



·         High School Diploma or recognized equivalent is preferred

·         Candidate must be able to understand and practise Kanban, and FIFO methods

·         Criminal Background Check

·         Post Offer Pre-Employment Physical

·         Drug Screen

·         Valid Fork Lift License Required


Reports To


·         Area Leader

·         Distribution


FLSA Status

Budget Responsibility

·         Non-Exempt

·         NONE


General Responsibility

·         Safely material handle product to proper locations

·         Check against orders for quality, order accuracy and labeling

·         Ensure that trucks are properly loaded / unloaded to avoid damage to goods / trailer

·         Assist in cycle counts as required

·         Assist with returnable tote sorting as required

·         Ensures that safety procedures are followed and products are safely handled

·         Participate in daily Preventative Maintenance for assigned forklift

·         Demonstrate strong communication skills both written and verbal

·         Participate in 5S procedures for respective work areas

·         Adherence of all Safety & Health rules and regulations                                                                     

·         Must possess the computer skills required to enter or retrieve information and create reports                                                     

·         Participate in re-training requirements required as per applicable State/Federal Safety Standards   

·         Perform other shipping, maintenance, and general plant duties as required


Direct Responsibilities

·         Safe operation of a forklift to the accepted guidelines as per State/Federal Standards

·         Daily Preventative Maintenance procedures for forklift(s) adhered to


Physical Responsibilities

·         May be required to repeatedly lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs unassisted

·         May be required to lift between 50-75 lbs assisted

·         Frequent use of hands, lifting, bending, stooping, twisting, standing and reaching may occur

·         There may be some stepping up, stepping down and carrying



  • Office hazards minimal
  • Lift Truck Traffic
  • Warehouse related
  • ASTM F2413 approved safety shoes
  • ANSI approved safety eyewear
  • Reflective vests

·         Hazards (physical, biological, chemical, musculoskeletal, psychosocial and safety)  and PPE as identified by Company policies, procedures and practices







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Material Handler




March 17, 2017


October 27, 2017

Formatting & consistency between Canada & US Job descriptions

Change PPE as required by company or customer policies, procedures and practices  to Hazards (physical, biological, chemical, musculoskeletal, psychosocial and safety)  and PPE as identified by Company policies, procedures and practices

January 3, 2018

Added FLSA Status. Added TFT is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or other status protected by law. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as business necessitates. If a job offer is made, employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a urine drug screen and post offer pre-employment physical. This document in no way establishes a contract of employment. The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and procedures while employed at TFT.

June 5, 2018

Removed equal opportunity employer section, removed review and approval section / updated Sign-Off section



For immediate consideration please call Samantha at 586 204 2136

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