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Material Handling Associate

Posted: 01/05/2021


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of forklift operating experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills.
  • Complete the necessary ProAmpac training program.


Hanover Park, IL: The Material Handler functions under the direct supervision of the Warehouse Lead. This position is responsible for loading, unloading, and moving materials within plant, prepares make-ready pallets for printing, slitting, pouch-making, and spouting operations by performing the following duties:

  • Ensure personal compliance with all company Quality System, Operational, and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including Safety and housekeeping procedures.
  • Generates pick list or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be staged per job.
  • Cooperates and coordinates with warehouse manager and other departments to ensure material availability based on production schedule and needs.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves either by hand or utilizing lifting equipment.
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area and documents such movements.
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on pick list.
  • Attaches identifying barcodes or labels to materials or marks information on cases, or other containers.
  • Operates forklift truck, electric hoist or pallet mover to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Cross trains in receiving, shipping; backs-up department as needed.
  • Resolves inventory variances and participants in inventory cycle counts.
  • Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.
  • Perform other assignments as requested by ProAmpac management.
2nd Shift: 2pm-10pm (Monday-Friday)


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