Material Handler

  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Job Posting Date: 16-Apr-2024
  • Department: Manufacturing

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Responsible for preparing materials to be used for packaging and shipping of finished coils
  • Responsible for packaging finished coils in a safe manner and moving those coils in a safe manner to a designated location for finished goods.
  • Responsible for verifying that finished goods (coils) are properly identified with an identification ticket prior to moving them to a storage area.
  • Responsible for verifying that finished goods (coils) are not damaged or visibly non-conforming prior to moving them to a designated storage area.
  • Responsible for quarantining non-conforming material (using the HFI process) and notifying Quality Control when non-conforming conditions exist. 
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with the fundamental principles associated with the Quality and Environmental Management System in place at BlueScope Coated Products.
  • Communicates daily with internal personnel from Maintenance, Operations and Quality Control in order to help resolve any problems and help achieve company goals.


Qualification Requirements:

To perform satisfactorily in this position, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for employees with certain disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or experience

Work Schedule: 

  • Candidate must be willing to work all shifts and rotate monthly

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend documents including but not limited to policy manuals, safety rules/programs, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and simple correspondence. In addition, the ability to communicate information effectively one-on-one, in small group situations and settings is required.   

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to perform work instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form a must.  In addition, the ability to solve problems, which involve multiple variables in a standard situation, is required.

 Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications  
  • Must be able to understand metal and paint characteristics and defects
  • Required to use power hand tools
  • Required to drive a forklift
  • Must be able to operate overhead cranes
  • Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diversified work force
  • Offers of employment may be contingent upon passing a substance abuse screening test and/ or criminal background check

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; bend; stoop; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; lift; climb and/or balance for essential tasks. Specific vision abilities include close-up and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:

The employee may be required to enter areas that are near moving mechanical parts, with occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, and extreme cold or heat. The noise level in the work environment is considered moderate, and may require the use of hearing protection. The employee will be required to utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when accessing certain manufacturing areas.

Safety Responsibilities:

Before initiating work at BlueScope Coated Products, the employee is required to read and understand the position’s Job Safety Analysis.  The employee must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and perform tasks in a manner consistent with BlueScope Coated Products Employee Manual and OSHA regulations.

Additional information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 


Additional Information

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 


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