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Material Handler

Department: Broom/Brush
Location: Richmond Hill, NY

As part of its mission, Alphapointe provides preferential hiring to people with vision impairments (legally blind).

Alphapointe is a non-profit agency whose mission is to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations.  Alphapointe offers a great working environment that's both challenging and satisfying as well as an array of benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long term disability, vacation and sick time, paid holidays and flexible spending options as well as a generous 401(k).

Job Summary: Ensure raw material have an accepted ticket and is signed off by quality control. Help unload incoming raw materials from elevators and distribute raw materials to their respected area. Ensure finished good items tickets are signed by quality control before preparing finished good items for shipping.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand and comply with all company safety policies and procedures and utilize all necessary safety equipment
  • Understand and comply with the company’s Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008)
  • Verify all raw/finished goods items have ticket signed off by quality control and that raw/finished goods items quantity match what’s written on ticket
  • Able to utilize electric/hand jack or forklift to unload/load raw/finished goods from elevator, trucks or staging area Red Zone
  • Ensure raw materials are organized at all times
  • Recommend, as appropriate, changes that could improve the quality of the workflow
  • Help assure overall safety and cleanliness of work area
  • Be prepared to work overtime as needed
  • Perform all other activities as requested by management

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in various material handling
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail

Working Conditions:

  • Standing for 8 hour shifts
  • Heavy lifting up to 60 pounds

Alphapointe is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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