Material Handler I

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The Material Handler I dumps product to be processed, stacks product in WIP packaging and fills with correct weight on line.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs simple manual tasks involving lifting and moving product.
  • Assists other Material Handlers, Machine Operators and Supervisors as needed.
  • Observes all plant safety rules, GMP’s and attend appropriate training.
  • Maintains clean work area.
  • Is responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements.
  • Is responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to your manager.
  • Is responsible for partnering with others; Sharing knowledge, skills and information within your team and across functional areas.
  • Is responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.


  • Ability to read and understand basic English.
  • Basic math and reading skills required.
  • Good manual dexterity and vision.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, an occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Job Specific Requirements:


In the event that the Material Handler I is absent, the Department Manager is responsible for providing an equally qualified person to cover this position.