Crating and Material Handling Assistant

Location · Milwaukee

Term · Temporary

Position Summary

This person will assist with crating and shipping products, as well as maintaining supplies of necessary materials.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Creating secure crates for shipping
  • Preparing signs and other products for shipping
  • Photographing and labeling outgoing orders
  • Performing cycle counts
  • Delivering internal packages to the appropriate person
  • Loading manufacturing products onto shelves
  • Assist with other projects or responsibilities, as assigned

Job Requirements

  • At least a high school education and 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Capable of using basic tools (measuring tape, hand drills, air tools, table/panel saw, etc.)
  • Knowledge of packaging custom products for safe shipments—carpentry skills preferred
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds and maintain a safety-conscious attitude
  • General computer skills and understanding inventory processes; understanding/reading drawings (if checking finished goods)
  • Excellent communication skills to clearly interact with other team members and vendors
  • Efficient time management and organizational skills, while ensuring accuracy
  • Capable of accepting and completing assignments with minimal supervision in a highly-motivated manner, and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Must exhibit a professional demeanor, strong work ethic, and have an excellent attendance record


This will be a temporary position for approximately 6-12 months; an outstanding candidate could potentially be hired in a permanent position. This position will begin at an hourly rate, commensurate with experience.

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