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Material Handler - Shipping and Receiving

Department: Shipping/Rec'g/Frag/MEM
Location: Harriman, NY, United States

Position starting rate $17/hour (more based on experience)

$500 bonus after 6 months of employment

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform all necessary labor duties related to shipping, receiving, packaging, and labeling of manufactured products.
  • Required to comprehend and apply automated and manual material management practices with accuracy (e.g., FIFO, quantities consumed, SAP program)
  • Operate production machinery and equipment (e.g., forklifts, etc.) in a safe manner as outlined by company policies and manufacturer's instructions.
  • Receive/Ship and store materials into and out of facility under the guidelines of Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P.'s) and Takasago procedures and guidelines.
  • Verify all sales orders with finished product.
  • Receive, pack, seal, label, and ship all finished products as required per established shipping modes (etc., FedEx/UPS/LTL-FTL processes and procedures).
  • Ensure accurate physical and system receipt of inbound material, precise sampling and accurate put away and location recording in SAP.
  • Stretch Wrap and Stage Finished Products for shipping per applicable (Bill of Ladings and/or sales orders).
  • On and off loading of materials from delivery trucks.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions applicable to the handling, measurements, etc. of various chemical ingredients and products.
  • Demonstrate leadership in learning and consistently applying company safety policies, practices and procedures in a manner that prevents injuries and other operational losses.
  • Work overtime on an as-needed basis.
  • Perform various job tasks on an as-needed basis, without specific directions (after learning how to perform the job tasks and when they should be done).


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English on a level needed to interact with other employees, as needed in the performance of work duties.
  • Prefer one year experience in either a manufacturing or warehouse distribution environment.
  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Flavor or Fragrance environment a plus.
  • Experience using hand-held scanners is a plus.
  • Able to perform basic math calculations, with use of a calculator.
  • Computer knowledge is essential.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hand to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, or controls and climb or balance. The employee is regularly required to walk; stand: reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear during an 8 hour work shift.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of materials on a repetitive basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may handle hazardous chemicals, solvents or mixtures. The employee will be required to wear all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, eye protection, gloves, uniforms and safety shoes. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. demand requirements are at levels of those for active work.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

*$500.00 sign on bonus after 6 months employment

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