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Material Handler

Georgetown, TX

Order: 127125
Temp To Full-Time

Material Handler/Forklift Operator - $13 an hour – North Austin, TX


Job Summary: Assist in the production of various types of plastic items ranging from footballs to medical equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Material Handler position:

  • Basic understanding of various plastic resins and how to keep from contaminating with other materials and/or other foreign matter. Know the names of material that are commonly processed, and understand which of those materials requires drying or not.

  • The ability to dismantle and clean hoppers, and hopper dryer systems without supervision.

  • Use of Granulators.

  • The ability to dismantle and clean each of the grinders without supervision.

  • Mixing of material per process sheet and shop work order instructions.

  • Box making - fabricate a neat and professional carton. Proper tape making techniques, correct positioning of labels, and proper stacking techniques.

  • Operate and understand dryers and drying temperatures.

  • Sort, pack, and package materials and products.

  • Ability to use math to determine colorant ratios and mixing color.

  • Follow process to validate correct mixing of color.

  • Some data entry will be necessary as well


Job Requirements of Material Handler position:

  • Strength to lift, pull, push and carry objects of various weight.

  • Able to lift at least 56 lbs.

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow process sheets and work order instructions.

  • Ability to use measuring equipment and scales.

  • Math skills - addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.

  • Forklift experience.

  • Warehouse experience

  • On-time attendance is a MUST

  • Able to use RF scanner


Qualifications of Material Handler position:

  • Hard worker

  • Extrovert

  • Self-Motivated and Quick Learner

  • Leadership Skills

  • Mechanically inclined- knowledge of hand tools

  • Communication skills- Bilingual preferred

  • Computer literate- navigate through windows


Job Order #: 123203