Material Handler

Houston, TX

Post Date: 08/04/2017 Job ID: 43179 Industry: Warehouse Pay Rate: $14-$14.50

Material Handler-- Houston, TX 77039

A Material Handler II will complete duties as needed within the department with the primary responsibility of processing customer orders for shipment. Daily contact will be with inventory personnel, materials buyers and planners, expediter, master scheduler, quality control, management staff, carriers and corporate personnel. This position is Temp- to- Hire, First Shift: 9:00am-5:30pm- Must be flexible with working OT, paying $14/hr-14.50/hr, depending on experience. OVERTIME AVAILABLE!

Want to be considered for this opening? Candidates already registered with us, please send an updated resume to and reference job #43179. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or walk ins are welcome, M-F, 10AM-3PM, at 21840 Northwest Freeway, Suite E, Cypress, TX 77429. Bring updated resume and two valid forms of ID to be considered!!!



  • Processes customer shipments and manual shipments (8-tickets)
  • Analyzes order HOLDs and communicates with customer service
  • Analyzes inventory availability for shipments (location & quantity)
  • Releases sales orders to pick status
  • Monitors sales orders picked but not shipped
  • Maintains shipping records per the Emerson record retention policy
  • Coordinates freight schedules-small package, will call, LTL and TL
  • Follows up on customer orders allocated but not picked with appropriate personnel
  • Provides shipping documents to customer service as requested.
  • Acts as a liaison between customer service and shipping activities-coordinate weights & dims, shipping methods, etc.
  • Requests/Creates commercial invoices for international shipments as needed
  • Monitors shipping supplies
  • Assists with Material Handling responsibilities as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Work overtime as required


  • High School diploma or GED Or, relevant work experience
  • Previous shipping/material handling experience
  • Expert experience/knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Office
  • Effective communication skills: verbal and written (English)
  • Follow written and/or oral instructions in English
  • Able to lift parts weighing in excess of 50 pounds (assistance when needed) and to work in bending, squatting and standing positions (includes working off ladders) for long periods of time (in excess of one hour)
  • Pass forklift certifications and requirements to operate forklifts
  • Associates degree a plus
  • Previous experience with Oracle
  • Experience working with bills of materials

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