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Material Handler/Baler

Goodwill of Southern New England Hamden Full-Time
$12.06/ hour
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SUMMARY 

Responsible for the movement of materials for the plant, in-house or at other sites, to include loading and unloading of trucks, movement of raw materials and completed shipments to and from sites, house call pick-ups, and storage of goods. Pre-sort and grade donated goods for shipping to retail stores, outlet, salvage or trash. Dispose of waste material in and around job sites. Work under the direction of the Warehouse Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follow verbal instructions or read work orders to determine materials and containers to be moved.

Load materials into and from vehicles, install strapping, bracing or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, assisting truck driver.

Convey materials to and/or from storage or work sites to designated areas using hand truck, tow motor or pallet jack.

Participate in training regarding proper and safe operation of hand truck and tow motor.

Occasionally count, weigh and/or record number of units of material moved or handled.

Pre-sort and grade donated goods for shipping to retail stores, outlet, salvage or trash.

Assist in preparation of all shipping documentation for materials being shipped from premises.

Lift heavy objects by hand and maintain clean work area, machines and/or equipment.

Responsible for operation of baler and tipping equipment. Will notify supervisor in the event of problems with equipment.

Remove snow/ice from sidewalks at main office and at other locations as necessary to ensure safe environments.

Perform other related essential duties as required or assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Ability to read and comprehend work orders, shipping orders, simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to communicate with customers in one-on-one situations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

REASONING ABILITY 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. In addition, the employee is regularly required to push crates (on wheels) that may weigh up to 600 pounds. Crates may be moved on flat or sloped surfaces. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PPE REQUIREMENTS Protective eyewear and work gloves must be worn operating equipment in the warehouse (e.g. compactor, baler, tipper).



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Warehouse typically operates seven days per week to support the Agency retail operation. May be required to work weekend (i.e. Saturday, Sunday), evening and holiday hours.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE; AGE REQUIREMENT 

High School education or GED is not required; up to three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be at least 18 years of age.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to operate tow motor and hand truck and maintain certification for operation of tow motor.


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Material Handler/Baler
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