Material Handler

Boston, Massachusetts

Type: Contract

Category: Transportation

Job ID: 113778

Date Posted: 01/16/2020


POSITION TITLE:                                       Depot Material Handler





  • Receives, unpack, verify receipt against packing slip, generate goods receipt.
  • Quarantine receipt management/ and notification to the responsible parties for resolution.
  • Store materials in Depot, rotation/consolidate parts and updating bin locations daily.
  • Pick, Pack, crates and ships various parts/products.
  • Operates forklift equipment and inspects daily for maintenance issues.
  • Performs cycle counts and participates in physical inventory when required.
  • Performs data entry of depot material movements.
  • Quality pick and pack audits order line items
  • Assure the accuracy of shipments of routine and non-routine orders.
  • Interfaces frequently with customer requests for materials; retrieves product and fulfills service requests.

OBJECTIVES OR GOALS:                       To provide same day turnaround of receipts, shipping, goods issue and cores movements. Generate and complete accurate cycle counts. Complete all data transactions within the same day. Contribute to a safe work environment.     



  1. Performs all receiving functions, counting, identifying and data entry to generate receipts.
  2. Performs depot functions, filling orders and requisitions.
  3. Performs all shipping functions, pick, pack, data entry to generate carrier label. Generates International documentation for shipment.
  4. Data entry of Post Goods issue, transfer posting, and other transactions.
  5. Schedules and Provides appropriate documents for International/Domestic shipments.
  6. Some problem solving, and scheduling
  7. Provide support to Customer Service. Provide immediate service to any inquiry.
  8. Maintain Shipping supply inventory.
  9. Observes all safety rules and practices.
  10. Packaging of Dangerous goods and assists Transportation Carriers with providing Government Documentation and Security endorsements as needed to accompany shipments.
  11. Performs special projects upon request
  12. Maintains Good Housekeeping skills





CONTACTS:                                                Transportation Carriers, Customer Interaction (both Management and Shop Floor), all Alstom internal departments.


EDUCATION:                                               High School graduate. Certified in Hazardous Materials a plus. Some computer classes required in Word and Excel. Knowledge of data entry of SAP a plus.


EXPERIENCE:                                            Two (2) years knowledge of Warehouse operations. Must have Personal computer skills (word /excel and SAP or an ERP equivalent). Good Phone skills. Good written/ verbal communication and math skills. Current forklift certificate is required.



  • A thorough knowledge of Warehouse operations.
  • Understanding Domestic and International shipment requirements with Government Agencies and our Company policies.
  • Confidentiality, reasoning, language, multi-tasking, scheduling, follow-through, verbal communication, decision-making and problem solving. A flexible and professional manner.


PHYSCIAL DEMANDS:                             Office sitting, walking, standing, filing and lifting materials under 50 pounds. Forklift operation with


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:                    Possible contact with truck emissions, noise and changing temperature/environmental conditions