Material Handler

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Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Fremont, CA, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 120783 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: California 
City:  Fremont 

General Overview

Functional Area:    SCM - Supply Chain Management        
Career Stream:    LOG - Logistics        
Role:    Supply Chain 5             
Job Title:    Material Handler 5        
Job Code:    SC5-SCM-HAND        
Band:    Level 05        
Direct/Indirect Indicator:    Direct


Incumbents may determine best methods and procedures to follow to complete assignments. Tasks are very complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Decisions/actions may have an impact on the departments goals and may go beyond the department. Works under minimum supervision. Situations not covered by standard processes, procedures and methods are referred to manager or expert resource. May provide functional guidance to others performing similar work.
May be considered the expert in areas assigned.
Builds internal and external relationships that require exchanging information and providing some explanations in a problem solving capacity.

Detailed Description

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Provides task leadership and technical expertise to the material handlers engaged in the timely and accurate movement and control of inventory.
  • Performs tasks such as receiving, shipping, counting, packaging, stock rotation, part identification and shelf life determination.
  • Facilitates the timely and accurate movement and control of inventory in designated area of responsibility.
  • Balances personnel within area of responsibility to minimize possible constraints that would adversely affect scheduled output of material.
  • Monitors quantity and quality output and leads the team to meet group goals.
  • Monitors material handlers performance by auditing transaction accuracy.
  • Compiles data and generates reports as needed to illustrate the effectiveness of the processes.
  • Identifies, documents and proposes solutions for processing problems.
  • Receives and processes materials coming in to the company including handling, inspection, labeling and delivery of materials.
  • Verifies items received against purchase orders, bills of lading and packing lists.
  • Works with purchasing to resolve problems with inaccurate deliveries or incorrect delivery paperwork.
  • Visually inspects deliveries for loss or damage.
  • Prepares finished goods and other items for shipment.
  • Orders and maintains supplies necessary to ship products.
  • Verifies count and part numbers and prepares and packs items for shipment.
  • Prepares shipping documentation and labels.
  • Schedules and coordinates pick up for outgoing shipments.
  • Interacts with freight carriers as needed.
  • Posts weight and shipping charges and maintains detailed files for shipments.
  • Researches and validates customers claims of wrong shipments, missing parts of a shipment, or defective products received.
  • Generates appropriate transactions to correct the error(s)


  • Knowledge of warehouse, distribution, inventory control and shipping/receiving practices.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and ability to learn and use applications specific to this area.
  • Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records of material movement.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal customers.
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment such as reel counters, scales, pallet jacks and forklift.
  • ~Ability to effectively lead a wide variety of personnel engaged in warehouse operations.
  • Specific certifications and/or licenses as required.

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a manufacturing environment with frequent exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, hazardous substances, etc.
  • Duties of this position require occasional sustained concentration to focus on small areas, objects, computers, etc.
  • Duties of this position require occasional light physical effort and exertion including prolonged repetitive motion, standing, sitting in a confined work space, climbing, using equipment, handling lightweight materials, etc.
  • Duties of this position require occasional heavy manual effort and considerable exertion including lifting objects over 20 pounds, requiring straining, pulling and lifting.

Typical Experience

  • Four to six years of relevant experience

Typical Education

  • High school diploma and additional courses after high school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

The salary range described in this posting is an estimate by the Company, and may change based on several factors, including by not limited to a change in the duties covered by the job posting, or the credentials, experience or geographic jurisdiction of the successful candidate. Salary Range: $25 - $38.50 per hour


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Inspector, Operations, Quality

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