Material Handler

This position is responsible for the movement of material, facility-wide and providing back-up support in Shipping & Receiving, as well as in the blending area.

  • Business Group / Dept: Chemical
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Reports to: Chemical Manager

To Apply, Email Your Resume to [email protected]


Each quarter the Material Handler will establish, with the Chemical Manager, the specific results, improvements, or accomplishments required to support HCS and departmental objectives. These are expressed as ROCKS.

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Follow processes and procedures according to the “HCS Way”

  • Stage and package outgoing shipments

  • Allocate incoming shipments to proper locations

  • Use an ERP system and any scanning equipment for receiving materials

  • Preform back-up duties for Shipping & Receiving Clerk

  • Perform inventory counts in Chemical Department

  • Manage shipping material inventory levels (pallets, drums, totes, boxes, etc.)

  • Warehouse cleanliness (recycle bins, garbage, floor cleaning etc.)

  • Safety use filling equipment

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. The intent of this position description is to guide the activities of the Material Handler. It is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function. Nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.


Educational Requirements
Minimum GED required. Must successfully pass math test and typing test at 35 wpm or greater.


Technical Experience: previous forklift experience required.
Industry Experience: 1 or more years’ experience in manufacturing industry preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Lift up to 75 pounds on a repetitive basis, daily.
  • Lift up to 80 pounds occasionally.
  • Lifting, raising, lowering or moving objects
  • Walking, pushing, pulling and grasping while moving up to 600 pounds, infrequently (with use of cart)

Technical Requirements (Specifically Related to this Position)

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
  • Customer Service: Match urgency and level of enthusiasm of internal and external customers when fulfilling requests.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication skills; ability to work effectively in a team environment and to interact with various internal and external customers.
  • Computer Skills: Basic knowledge of computers, including software (Microsoft Office and ERP systems).
  • Quality of Work: Sets and maintains high goals and standards for self while understanding and conforming to team standards; achieves a volume of acceptable work within allotted time; work produced achieves established standards for thoroughness, accuracy, neatness, and acceptability.
  • Follow Directions: Able to complete verbal and written directions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and the competencies required by persons assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions associated with this job. This job description is not an employment contract and Hydro-Chem Systems Inc. reserves the right to change this description at any time. Hydro-Chem Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employee Benefits


  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • 401k match
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • Medical, Dental, Life, and Disability coverage
  • Generous paid time off program

HCS is a drug-free company, so you will be required to pass a drug test upon hire and at any point during your employment.

Requirements Regardless of Position
HCS Operating Systems Principles & Objectives

  • Knows all HCS established operating systems (e.g. quality, safety, environmental). Understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity of the systems and this position’s role in support of these systems – including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.
Culture Expectations (Core Values for all Positions)
We go above and beyond; we either work as a team or we crumble as individuals.

We are determined to grow inch by inch. The inches we need are everywhere around us, and when we add up all those inches, that’s going to make the difference between WINNING and LOSING.

The high road is not a shortcut. Stick to the highest standard of Integrity, without compromise.

We treat each other like family and our customers as an extension of that family.

We will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence. ~ Vince Lombardi

Hydro-Chem Systems, Inc is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including but not limited to, race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status. It is our policy to comply with all Federal, State, and Local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.