Material Handler/Forklift Driver in Fife, WA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Material Handlers are responsible to receive and inspect all goods and materials, both raw material and finished goods.


  • Perform departmental activities per standard operating procedures.
  • Unload trucks and place in staging area.
  • Receive raw material and verify against packing slip. Accurately code received goods to proper account
  • Supply material as needed and/or requested to the production line and other departments.
  • Assist in preparation for, and completion of cycle counts and physical inventory.
  • Keep all parts in area of responsibility adequately stocked at all times. Communicate to supervisor or Purchasing Department when materials/supplies are running low.
  • Remove waste from production lines. Weigh and record waste.
  • Deliver non-inventory items to all areas of organization.
  • Process defective or discrepant material.
  • Generate bar code labels as required.
  • Reflect Milgard business values and the Milgard Philosophy in all business interactions.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures related to all facets of job.
  • Proper usage of personal protective equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.


Previous receiving/handling experience preferred.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Forklift certification or ability to obtain certification required.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License
  • Clean Motor Vehicle History
  • Must be 21 or over


  • Compute basic math problems to include fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to work in, and promote, a team environment.
  • Capable of lifting up to 70 pounds.
  • Ability to self-manage and multi-task.


  • Work performed in a warehouse type facility with temperatures subject to normal environmental conditions.
  • Steel Toed Shoes required, additional safety equipment provided based on specific job.
  • Compute basic math problems involving fractions, addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
  • Possess mechanical aptitude
  • Sense of urgency and self-motivation; ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to motivate personnel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Personnel will stand while performing their respective job functions, for up to 12 hours a day.


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.