Material Handler (Non-Forklift)

Knoxville, TN 37931

Posted: 06/23/2021 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 4385

Job Description

Gem Care Inc. has an opening for a Non-Forklift Material Handler. 
Pay: $14 an hour
Shift: 7AM-3:30PM, Mon-Fri

Job Responsibilities:
  • Commit to being a strong and reliable member of a team that is dedicated to the highest levels of efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Discern minute differences between various labels based on reading job numbers/customer codes descriptions.
  • Pack every box efficiently, correctly and with a high standard of quality.
  • Examine and inspect materials and products in order to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Cleaning of surrounding areas per 6s Standards.
  • Advise supervisor when supplies (pallets/boxes/tape) are getting low.
  • Use computer to print labels for boxes.
  • Prepare boxes for packing based on label specifications.
  • Record production with timeliness and accuracy.

Job Requirements:
  • Must be able to work flexible hours depending on the work load.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Perform effectively with attention to detail, in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Perform well independently on projects from beginning to end.
  • Must be able to operate a pallet jack.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Detail-oriented with an aptitude for organizing.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Requires constant lifting and moving product onto conveyors into shrink wrap machine.
  • High school education or GED equivalent


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:

  • Wear hearing, foot, eye and/or other personal protective equipment while in a manufacturing setting
  • Frequently stand for long periods, walk, stoop, bend, crouch, and kneel.
  • Frequently sit, turning head left and right to view 180 degrees behind self
  • Frequently ascend and descend a height of 18 inches from the floor
  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, feel, grasp, and reach for items, and use a keyboard to communicate through written means
  • Consistently push or pull objects up to 40 pounds
  • Periodically lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds
  • Vision abilities include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish color variations, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Medium to loud noise environment
  • Work flexible/varying schedules and hours as needed
  • Work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines

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