SUMMARY: Load, unloads and moves materials within or near plant, yard or worksite by performing the following duties: wraps, inspects, pack, weighs and affixes postage to packages; record charges, insurance and customer information; specify proper type of packing material, crating, containerization and special handing procedures for shipment of parts or assemblies to prevent damage or deterioration.


Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.

Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand. Opens containers.

Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

Conveys materials from storage to work sites to designated areas.

Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination.

Counts, weighs and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet.

Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales or other containers.

Loads truck for Industrial Truck Operator.

Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.

Clamps sections of portable conveyor together or places conveyor sections on blocks or boxes to facilitate movement of materials or products.

Removes samples of materials, labels with identifying information and takes samples to laboratory for analysis.

Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist and cleans work area, machines and equipment to assist machine operators.

Makes simple adjustments or repairs such as realigning belts or replacing rollers.

Assembles crates to contain products such as machines or vehicles.
Shovels loose materials such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics or chemicals into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck or barrels.

Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving of materials and products.

Wraps parts, assemblies, packages and inspects wrapping parts and containers for conformance to company standards, customer requirements, shipping companies and postal regulations.

Weighs packages and determines postage and affixes postage stamps to packages.

Prepares product and packages for export shipping in conformity with company, customer and government regulations.

Review questionable items with the company Technical Control Officer (TCO).

Sorts parcels for shipment according to destination or other classification.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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