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A material handler maintains production and distribution of product by pulling orders from inventory; delivering production materials and supplies; staging finished product.


  • Ethical with sound judgement
  • Possess a passion to help team members
  • Detail-oriented
  • Reliable, follows through
  • Balances team’s needs with goals of organization
  • Outstanding written, verbal, presentation and organization communication skills


Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  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.

Essential Functions

  • Perform tasks safely
  • Ensure area housekeeping requirements are met
  • Abide by all OSHA rules and Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc. safety practices
  • Meet established procedures and productivity, safety and quality standards
  • Meet attendance & punctuality standards
  • Communicate both orally and in writing with a clear and concise manner
  • Read and comprehend SOP’s, work instructions, email and documents; measure and count accurately; write legibly
  • Follow established procedures and meet or exceed safety, quality and productivity standards
  • Identify, document and immediately report damage to freight, product, vehicles or facilities to management and/or supervision
  • Re-package, re-palletize, crate and uncrate freight as directed
  • Safely store freight and product in an organized and orderly fashion
  • Accurately pick and pull orders
  • Maintain inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory.
  • Locate materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders.
  • Maintain in-process inventory at work centers by delivering and opening materials and supplies
  • Document materials and supplies disposition by recording units delivered and location of units.
  • Receive credit-return material and supplies from production by verifying materials and supplies code and lot number and quantity; placing materials in stock.
  • Prepare finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling, packing, crating, loading, and securing product.
  • Document product shipment by recording units shipped.
  • Maintain material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections; making operator repairs.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to set priorities and be able to multi-task with conflicting priorities
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Manager


  • Strategic Thinking
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Multi-tasking 


Education and Experience 

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift loads of 60 – 100 pounds
  • Ability to input and retrieve data are a must
  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and regulations (OSHA)
  • Experience in a logistics or manufacturing environment, automotive experience preferred
  • Requires flexibility and understanding that all staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goal of the warehouse
  • Ability to respond to situations in a prompt and professional manner
  • Energetic and highly motivated to succeed
  • Attendance at the assigned work facility


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents
  • Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


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 required to talk and hear, to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, and to frequently bend, stoop, and kneel. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and lift with arms, shoulder, and legs. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and repetitively lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. 


Work time is spent in a warehouse environment around moving powered industrial equipment, where temperatures are hot or cold (seasonally), and frequently may be subjected to loud noises.

Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



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