Material Handler


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Located in Tonawanda, NY

Salary: $18-$22/hr BOE

Express Employment Professionals is seeking a Material Handler for a heat exchange and liquid filtration equipment manufacturer located in Tonawanda, NY. 



Pay: $18-$22/hr based on experience 


Shift: Shift: Mon-Fri 6am–2:30pm or 7am-3:30pm



Job Summary: Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site.

*Must know how to operate a hand truck, fork truck, and overhead crane.


Job Duties:


  • Reads work order or follows verbal instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved
  • Opens containers, using steel cutters, claw hammer, or other hand tools
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, electric dolly, or other device
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers
  • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together, using banding machine and clincher
  • Removes samples of materials, labels with identifying information, and takes samples to laboratory for analysis
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or using power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning compounds, to assist machine operators
  • Calculates ratio, and mixes additives to virgin material when required
  • Shovels loose materials, such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics, or chemicals, into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers, such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels
  • May occasionally operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Complete a physical exam before start
  • Identify problems, informs others, and provide information to assist with solving the problem
  • Use verbal skills to communicate with co-workers or customers and/or vendors
  • Complete and maintain documentation/records to effectively convey ideas and information both in written and oral form
  • Math: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios
  • Must be comfortable using hand tools, powered hand tools, and motorized equipment 
  • Organize and prioritize
  • Manage multiple projects / tasks
  • Read, comprehend and follow instructions/work orders

 Qualified candidates are urged to have a resume ready & APPLY TODAY! 


Express Employment Professionals 

3140 Sheridan Drive 

Amherst NY 14226

Express Office: Buffalo
3140 Sheridan Drive
Suite 2
Amherst, NY 14226
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