Material Handler - 2nd Shift - $17.00/hr + $2/hr shift premium

Distribution Wyoming, Michigan


Position at Knape and Vogt

Job Description Summary


Employee is responsible for physically and electronically transferring inventory from one location in the warehouse to another.  They must be able to drive a hi lo (sit down & stand up) & maintain a hi lo license, this position uses computers throughout the day to make inventory transactions as they pick orders.  Processing orders entails a lot of walking, riding & driving of a hi lo, the employee goes from location to location walking or on a hi lo & manually pulls product out from the racks anywhere from ground level to approximately 80” high at weights ranging from 1 lb to 50 lbs with the employee required to ask for help with anything heavier than 50 lbs. They also use a barcode scanner repetitively through-out the day.


The duties and responsibilities of the Material Handler will consist of, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Picking orders for shipment
  • Labeling Shipments
  • Loading and unloading trucks
  • Replenishing Inventories
  • Conducting inventory transactions on RF units with accuracy
  • Using standing Hi-lo or Picker
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Quality Focus
  • Results Oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Professional & pleasant demeanor
  • Self-directed


  • Work Experience: 2+ Years of Shipping/Receiving, Hi-Lo or related experience
  • Education: High school diploma or GED preferred, not required
  • Organization Skills: Ability to efficiently work in a high paced environment
  • Cross-functional skills: Ability to work with other team members on the production floor
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate cross-functionally throughout the organization; Good verbal and written communication
  • Physical, Mental and Visual Skills:  Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Standing along with repeated movement of bending and lifting of parts.
  • Physical Environment:  Manufacturing environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Certification: Hi-Lo Certification
  • Computer Skills: RIF Scanners and Oracle Experience  



KV is a dedicated equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. KV encourages applicants of all ages.