Job Title:

Material Handler

Job Division:
LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Assembly
Posting #:

Job Summary:


Title: Material Handler

Job Code: Production Worker 1 (MPDPWK1)

Reports To: Production Manager or Long Seals Production Supervisor or Lead

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt                                                              

Pay Range: TBD

Approved By: Human Resources & Production Management

Approval Date: December 2015



The Material Handler ensures that the appropriate cells have the required material to

make parts according to work orders and delivery schedules. The Material Handler performs a

key connecting portion of the process between many cells and departments within operations

including the China material cell and the Shipping and Quality Control departments. The

Material Handler position requires a versatile and reliable person who will perform at a

high level of efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the demands of primarily build-to-order

production environment.


Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Releases and issues material to work orders using SAP; pulls the needed amount of material for each order for router, water jets, chop saw, and molding and press operators
  • Communicates constantly with Long Seals, Rudders, and China production cells as well as with the Shipping and Quality departments regarding finished goods, inventory, materials, and other production-related matters
  • Ability to read and understand production order book
  • Ensures Production Workers in cells are working on orders based on highest priority
  • Locates parts and status for unfinished orders that are due that day
  • Discards and documents scrap material according to Quality Control standards
  • Moves finished goods to either storage or Shipping depending on the order due date; inventories finished goods into storage bins
  • Prepares boxing and weighing of finished goods to be shipped prior to being placed into the Shipping department
  • Restocks unused materials appropriately
  • Assists with receiving duties as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Module Manager




  • A high school diploma, GED, and/or proven proficiency in basic math with reading and writing is required
  • Prior production or manufacturing support experience is desired
  • Basic computer skills are required, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel; intermediate computer skills are preferred
  • A combination of relevant education and experience can be considered in lieu of exact educational and/or experience requirements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all internal customers and employees
  • Independent decision maker who is assertive and practical
  • Ability to prioritize competing commitments
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret work-related data in English
  • Ability to follow strong internal documentation standards
  • Ability to perform at an basic to intermediate level of computer proficiency, including Microsoft Excel and Enterprise Resource Planning systems; must learn to be proficient in SAP


Meggitt Core Competencies – Required:

  • Ensures accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Customer focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Being resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
  • Drives results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Situational adaptability – Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations






Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing, crouching, kneeling, bending, and/or stretching for 10-12 hours per day
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers using repetitive pressure and squeezing, pinching/pulling with force while working with whole hand(s) or arm(s)
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move up to 50 pounds and excess of 50 pounds using appropriate equipment
  • Ability to pass a physical capacity medical exam
  • Ability to work under variable environmental conditions within the plant, such as:
    • Temperature instability in sections of the plant;
    • Atmospheric conditions, including fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation, noise; and,
    • Exposure to oils, solvents, and other industrial chemicals



This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.