Job Description

Material Handler

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a 2nd shift Material Handler at our Riverside, California manufacturing plant in the Fiber department. This position is responsible for efficient and safe transporting of unfinished and/or finished product or material by use of equipment, machines, computers and paperwork. The Material Handler communicates with the department supervisor, department operators and production personnel involving the need to transport supplies and finished product(s) to and from department on request.  This position maintains a well-organized storage area that is safely stacked and properly labeled to achieve the necessary results to meet production and shipping schedules.  This position works in a normal manufacturing/warehouse environment with constant exposure to temperature changes. 


 Position Description

  • Operate powered industrial forklifts to pick up, move, or unload material in support of Fiber operations, as necessary, from production area and the loading docks.
  • Pull raw/finished materials from inventory/stock area and load into bale opener machines.
  • Properly label all fiber finished material for future use.
  • Operate a forklift in confined areas where other forklifts are operating and where employees are walking and working.
  • Follow the Fiber department layout plan for proper storage locations.
  • Able to read and completely understand the labeling process.
  • Perform housekeeping on equipment and surrounding work area.
  • Read and write English.
  • Perform weekly/monthly inventory, as required by location.


Requirements and Experience

  • High school education or GED.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience driving a sit-down forklift.
  • Able to read and completely understand the labeling process.
  • Must have basic reading writing, and math skills.
  • On the job training will be provided.



No phone calls or agencies, please

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.