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Material Handler HANOVER PARK IL 3rd Shift - $15.00 hr. + pay differential

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Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Hanover Park, IL, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 2286 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Warehouse / Distribution                                             

Work Location :  Hanover Park, IL (Whse) 

State or Province : Illinois (US-IL)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Illinois : Hanover Park 


Material Handler

MSC is growing—and going—strong. We seek a team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment to ensure the orderly, timely, and correct flow of materials and product for selection and shipment on the distribution center floor. Your tasks in this role will include retrieving and distributing materials, inspecting them for packaging, and preparing them for shipment or storage.


You will have a hands-on role in our warehouse to ensure delivery of our vast product line to our valued customers.

  • Count, weigh or measure—manually or with material-handling equipment—incoming and outgoing items to compare identifying information and variety against bills, invoices, orders or other records.
  • Inspect all material/shipments for quality issues, overages or shortages; report findings to supervisor; and take corrective action as needed.
  • Use hand tools to open containers and load and unload materials to/from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand or with powered equipment.
  • Route, count and inspect items while loading and unloading carts or trucks, and deliver/return items to correct warehouse locations.
  • Accurately select product, fill orders, issue requested materials and supplies, document transactions, and maintain accurate records.
  • Transport product and secure cargo properly and safely.
  • Operate powered equipment (i.e., electric pallet jack, forklift).
  • Train cross-functionally in other departments and functions in order to support business requirements.
  • Follow safety guidelines at all times, meet specified productivity and quality expectations, and participate in Work Clean program.


The motivated team player we seek should have these qualifications.

  • Basic computer skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and read and write in English
  • Willingness to work overtime to meet customer’s needs
  • Experience in using/operating lift trucks and sit-down lifts preferred
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a packaging environment preferred
  • Physical demands to successfully perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities): standing, walking, lifting materials up to 60 pounds, carrying, pushing a wheeled cart weighing up to 150 pounds, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrist and hands, hearing, seeing (depth perception and peripheral vision), mental coordination, mental alertness for entire shift, and the ability to wear personal protective equipment as required.


A career at MSC includes generous benefits, rewards and recognition.

  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Weekends off
  • Paid time off including holidays
  • Incentive bonuses and shift differential
  • Medical, dental, vision, and company-matched 401(k)


Equal Opportunity Statement 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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