Material Handler (1st Shift)

at Group O in Rock Island, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Group O

Location: US-IL-Rock Island
Job ID: 2023-5330
Category: Warehouse
Division: Supply Chain


The Material Handler is responsible for performing duties as assigned to ensure that warehouse activities are consistently performed to meet internal and external requirements.


• Materials handlers oversee the process of moving and distributing materials.
• Take materials from one location to another and may be involved in the process of unloading and loading the materials to be transported.
• Physically moves materials and uses material handling equipment to move materials.

Performing the following tasks related to the completion of inbound shipments:
  • Unloading shipments from carriers
  • Inspecting materials received
  • Reporting on discrepancies and quarantining materials as necessary
  • Counting and recording inventory received
  • Receiving inventory into warehouse management system
  • Putting away received inventory.

Performing the following tasks related to completion of outbound shipments:
    • Picking inventory
    • Inspecting materials to be shipped
    • Reporting on discrepancies and quarantining materials as necessary

Preforming following task for picking
    • Counting inventory
    • Recording inventory on WMS Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area
    • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Prior material handling equipment certification or licensing

  • Ability to drive a forklift and other handling equipment.
  • Ability to work with WMS software and equipment.

  • 6 months of prior material handling equipment operation

Desired Skills:
  • Aptitude to learn the use of scales, forklifts and other production equipment.

Desired Traits:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time Ability to follow work instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads.
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines.

Group O is an end-to-end business process outsourcing provider offering a wide range of innovative, technologically driven marketing, supply chain, and packaging solutions. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Milan, IL, Group O is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the United States with more than 1,200 employees both domestic and internationally. To learn more, visit

Group O is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual's capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.

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Job Posting: 11253340

Posted On: Sep 06, 2023

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

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