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Title:  Material Handler Contingent

Job ID:  2462

Secaucus, NJ, US, 07075

Category:  Manufacturing -- Other


Reads work order or follows verbal instructions to ascertain materials to be moved. May feed, remove, flex, jog, and stack printed sheets or folded signatures to and from the equipment in the area assigned. Load and unloads materials onto pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand. May load materials into trucks and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools. Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area, using handtruck, electric dolly, or other device. Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet. Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers. Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together, using banding machine and clincher. May occasionally use automated equipment and/or operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

Position is an on-site position and requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Physical Demands
Medium Work Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Occasionally (1/3 of time)
Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Constantly (Over 2/3 of time)

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, and/or Pulling, Reaching
Occasionally Lift/Carry 20 to < 50 pounds
Frequently Lift/Carry 10 to < 20 pounds
Reaching Occasionally
Reaching Upwards Frequently

Sitting Occasionally
Standing Occasionally
Walking Occasionally
Stooping Occasionally
Kneeling Occasionally
Crouching Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Climbing Not Present
Balancing Occasionally
Talking Occasionally
Handling Frequently
Feeling Not Present
Fingering Occasionally
Keyboard Use Not Present
Hearing Occasionally
Near Acuity Frequently
Far Acuity Frequently
Depth Perception Frequently
Accommodation Occasionally
Color Vision Occasionally
Field of Vision Occasionally

Working Conditions
Exposure to Weather Occasionally
Extreme Cold Not Present
Extreme Heat Not Present
Wet and/or Humid Occasionally
Noise Intensity Level Moderate Noise
Vibration Occasionally
Atmospheric Conditions Occasionally
Proximity to Moving Parts Not Present
Exposure to Electrical Shock Not Present
Working in High Places Not Present
Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Not Present
Other Environmental Conditions Occasionally


See job responsibilities detailed in the job description.


Work Practices
Technical/Functional Skills


Basic knowledge of general warehouse layout, item identification codes, basic knowledge of warehouse procedures and familiarity with the storage areas in order to be able to place or pull paper stock, signatures and materials in accordance with standard procedures. Able to stock, move, arrange, and rotate items in accordance with operating instructions or under guidance of a higher level employee. Basic knowledge of shrinkwrap equipment, Able to complete appropriate forms relating to stock description, quantity, unit of issue, and the labeling requirements for incoming and outgoing materials. Basic skill in the use of shrinkwrap or strapping equipments, manual dollies, pallet jacks, carts or hand trucks and hand tools used in material handling tasks such as hammers, pliers, strapping and stretch wrapping tools and equipment, tape fasteners, metal band sheers and related equipment.

General Education and Work Requirements
Education Level Equivalent to 8th grade plus additional classes
Reasoning Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
Mathematics Able to read, copy and record figures. May involve simple addition and subtraction
Language Reading: Able to follow simple work instructions. Recognize meanings of two or three syllable words. Able to compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Able to speak simple sentences, using normal word order, and present and past tenses.
Specific Vocational Prep Anything beyond short demonstration up to including 1 month
Personal Protective Equipment over 2/3 of the time

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Demands
General Learning Ability Low
Verbal Aptitude Markedly Low
Numerical Aptitude Low
Spatial Aptitude Low
Form Perception Low
Clerical Perception Medium
Motor Coordination Medium
Manual Dexterity Medium
Finger Dexterity Low
Eye-Hand-Foot Coord Medium
Color Discrimination Low
Dealing With People Not Required
Working Alone Not Required
Repetitive Work Required
Work Under Specific Instruction Required
Perform A Variety of Duties Not Required
Expressing Personal Feelings Not Required
Performing Effectively Under Stress Not Required
Isolation From Others Not Required
Influencing People In Their Opinions Not Required
Attaining Precise Set Limits & Tolerances Not Required
Directing, Controlling Activity Of Others Not Required
Making Judgement and Decisions Not Required
Understanding and Memory
Memory Occasionally
Short Term Memory Occasionally
Detailed Instruction Memory Occasionally
Sustained Concentration & Persistence
Short Instruction Carrying Out Frequently
Detailed Instruction Carrying Out Frequently
Concentration and Attention Frequently
Work Schedule Occasionally
Work Routine Occasionally
Work Distractions Occasionally
Work Decisions Occasionally
Work Completion Occasionally
Social Interaction
Public Interaction Frequently
Assignment Assistance Frequently
Work Review Frequently
Peer Interaction Occasionally
Work Behavior Occasionally
Adaptation to Change Occasionally
Hazard Awareness Occasionally
Travel Not Present
Independent Planning Occasionally

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark