Material Handler
 Jacksonville, FL

Brief Description

Job Summary:

A Material Handler is commonly expected to know how to make inventory transfers in computer, and will move materials (such as raw materials, finished product, etc.) in shipping areas using electric, gas, propane, or diesel forklift tractor, and various overhead and lifting cranes. Works daily to ensure assigned areas of responsibility are working with risk lowered to ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) specifically in an effort to achieve ZERO HARM so no injuries, illness or negative impact occurs to employees, property, the environment or the community.

Detailed Description


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.

Job Requirements

Essential Responsibilities:

? Knowledge of safety equipment and safety procedures for shipping/receiving operations

? Always maintains good housekeeping/neat work area

? Valid forklift operator's license

? Overhead crane certification

? Loads and unloads material

? Stores material in proper locations

? Makes sub-inventory transfers in computer system

? Obtains pick slips, runs ship confirms, and bills of lading

? Empties and monitors scrap dumpsters; contacts scrap dealer when needed

? Stages rod at appropriate machines

? Runs cycle count reports

? Cycle counts material

? Enters cycle count quantities

? Handles other duties as assigned within the shipping department as well as the production areas

? Loads and bands material as required

? Ability to lift 50 lbs.

? Visually checks quality of finished product

? Must possess a high attention to details

? Works with production department as needed

? Trains others as needed

Additional Details


At Insteel, we know how important it is to have good, affordable health and group benefits and a retirement program that helps you save for your future. That's why we offer competitive benefits that can provide protection, peace of mind and savings. Whether it's health care, income protection, retirement savings or other benefits such as the Employee Assistance Program, we've got you covered Competitive Wages with shift differential and Team-Share Production Incentive paid bi-weekly

? Paid Vacation and (8) paid Holidays

? Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision Insurance

? Free Teledoc online/phone visits with Physicians for all Employees and Dependents

? Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with pre-tax contributions

? Health Savings Account (HSA)

? Company-paid Life Insurance

? Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

? 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match

? Stock Purchase Plan

? Tuition Reimbursement

? Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


High School diploma or equivalent; ability to complete simple forms and understand simple written instructions. Ability to perform simple arithmetic skills involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. An equivalent combination of education and work-related experience may be acceptable.


A minimum of two (2) years? forklift and crane operational experience required in heavy material handling and moving responsibilities.

How To Apply

Insteel Industries is strongly committed to the recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of employees based on individual merit. We provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national original, age or disability.

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