Material Handler Hardshell -C Shift

Job Functional Area
OPS - Solid Dosage
D Crew - 12hr Night


Under the direction of supervision (i.e. supervisor and/or team leader), the material handler is responsible for performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing of products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment. 




  • Pull, deliver and stage all materials needed verifying they are correct to the appropriate area.
  • Remove all finished goods from departments using the yield calculation program (YCP) and radio frequency (RF) Gun unit to weigh and transport materials to the next step.
  • Re-verification of material weight and product quantity for shipment of finished product.
  • Deliver skids samples when appropriate to their respected area.
  • Utilize the YCP to weigh waste and rework (reclaim tablets, capsules, and netting) completing all necessary paperwork, discard and delivery to their appropriate area.
  • Pulls/ fills orders per pick sheets and complete stock transfers.
  • Examines, stocks and distributes materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines and ensures multiple rooms are stocked with all items needed throughout the work day.
  • May use (but not limited to) power equipment such as a forklift, hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment (i.e. electric jacks, sit down, stand ups, and cherry picker forklifts for applicable area(s)).
  • Utilize company ERP system to perform inventory transactions completing all necessary paperwork.
  • Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped.
  • Posts weights and shipping charges and prepares goods for final shipment.
  • Order supplies for the department when applicable such as gloves, dust mask, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • Keep the department clean, to include but not limited to sweeping and mopping floors, light laundry, collecting and disposing of trash, wiping down doors, work stations and other areas.
  • Assist in the removal or reassembly of ancillary equipment.
  • Work overtime and perform other duties as required.



  • Adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in effect assuring the quality and quantity of product produced is required.
  • Maintain clean work environment at all times, including and not limited to hygiene practices.
  • Ensure proper labeling of finished product while completing all necessary paperwork / documentation as required (i.e. batch records).



  • Know and understand the cGMP and other regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure job specific safety procedures are established and followed.
  • Maintain awareness and enforcement of health and safety practices and activities.
  • Be involved in the development, implementation, and updating of health and safety plans and procedures.
  • Actively participate in health and safety training programs and demonstrate competency based on training received.
  • Make safety a priority in daily operations by:
  • Actively participating in health and safety activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring adequate resources are provided, and
  • Providing suggestions for improvement to the health and safety program.





  • 3 months experience in material handling, warehouse operations or similar in a manufacturing environment.


  • High School diploma or equivalent




COMPUTER SKILLS – Capacity to perform basic computer transactions.


LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY - Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.



  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, punctual, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.


  • Required to stand, and or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift and move various weights limits in a safe manner.
  • Ability to climb and balance on stools and ladders.
  • Use of fingers and hands.



  • Moderate to high levels of noise – requires awareness to surrounding due to equipment in use.
  • Working environment may be dusty, oily and/or slippery.
  • Slip-resistant or steel toe safety shoes are required.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Dust mask, gloves and goggles may be required in designated areas.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job functions, which are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.



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