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Material Handler

Kenosha, Wisconsin
15 Sep 2022

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible? 

Materials Handler Waukegan IL

Shift: 11am thru 7pm M-F

$17.82 - $18.52


As a Material Handler, you will support our manufacturing operations by providing a full range of warehousing and logistics services to ensure fulfillment to customer and business expectations.  Our material handlers are dedicated, hardworking, and passionate about getting things done.  If you are looking for an opportunity to learn and grow with an industry leader, join our team!

What you will do:
Focus on excellent customer service and take pride in every order we fill for our customers
Operate a forklift to load and unload trucks and move material in the warehouse or plant
Stage finished products
Entering data using warehouse computer applications
Perform all duties and specific projects as assigned in a safe and productive manner

What you will need:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum of one year experience operating a forklift
Ability to work in a team oriented environment
Must have basic computer skills - MS Excel, MS Word, Data Entry, SAP desirable
Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
Meeting physical requirements, such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
Possess extreme attention to detail, organization and accuracy
The ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 712658872-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Southwire
  • Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application