Material Handler – Felony Friendly


You will load, unload, and move materials within the plant to ensure appropriate materials are available for production.


1. Material Handling

-Prepares and executes materials for mold changes.

-Reads work orders or follows oral instructions and work instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved; opens and/or seals containers.

-Performs basic minimum preventative maintenance on hopper loaders, grinders, and dryers to the work instruction.

-Loads plastic resins into machine hoppers.

-Cleans grinders as needed.

-Responds to and corrects dryer/grinder alarms.

2. Material Movement

-Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves.

-Operates forklift, electric /hand pallet jacks.

-Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

3. Material Inventory

-Transfers materials from storage or work sites to designated area and keeps material levels full.

-Records and scans units of materials moved.



  • Knowledge and skills at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Valid forklift certification

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Comfort in relating to all levels of management and diversity of personalities
  • Advanced attention to detail and accuracy in all work
  • Intermediate ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to a wide range of audiences
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word and Excel


Working Hours

  • Work hours are 40 hours per week – currently work days are Monday through Friday, hours are dependent upon assigned shift; may require additional hours, including evening and weekends depending on business needs

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Scanner, company issued knives/cutters, electric and hand pallet jacks

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Frequently required to stand and walk
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, powered industrial trucks, and extreme heat

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • Additional Mental Requirements: compare, decide, problem solve, analyze, instruct, interpret

Please send a resume to or call (937) 461-9732 and ask for Jessica.


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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour