Material Handler

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 51031 


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This role in summary


Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Material Handler at our Fall River, MA location. This role will provide material support in various different departments by utilizing forklift, pallet jack, order picker, etc., to move products around  to ensure an uninterrupted supply of parts to the assembly lines and required to work within inventory guidelines while supporting the Operation’s major goals. 


Hourly pay rate is $19.45


Shift: 1st (6:45am-3:15pm) overtime as needed

Your responsibilities will include


  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory.
  • Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders.
  • Keeping a well-maintained and accurate counting of stock and inventory. Maintain the work areas clean and in safe conditions.
  • Handling returns by completing technical documentation and other required communication – SAP system transactions.
  • Receives credit-return material and supplies from production by verifying materials and supplies code and lot number and quantity; placing materials in stock.
  • Maintains material-handling equipment in safe conditions by completing pre-use inspections; Preventive Maintenance Inspection.
  • Collaborating with internal departments to locate missing packages, fix incorrect deliveries and replace damaged products
  • Responsible for completing physical inventories/cycle counts/random or receipt audits/reconciliations.
  • Research inventory discrepancies and ability to reconcile them
  • Resolve inventory problems in a timely manner
  • Follow must report any violations of any of the following: Safety guidelines, Quality guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Minimum requirements


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1+ years of materials, forklift experience
  • 1+ years of experience in materials and inventory experience


Preferred skills and experiences


  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to routinely lift 30+ pounds or more
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Good computer skills 
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment
  • Be able to obtain a Power Industrial Trucking (PIT) license


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