Material Handler 4

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Date: Jan 29, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 119853 
Remote Position: No
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 

General Overview

Functional Area:    SCM - Supply Chain Management        
Career Stream:    LOG - Logistics        
Role:    Supply Chain 4               
Job Title:    Material Handler 4        
Job Code:    SC4-SCM-HAND        
Band:    Level 04        
Direct/Indirect Indicator:    Direct


Work is guided by diverse procedures, processes and/or technical methods of varying complexity. Incumbents have some freedom to select best methods and procedures to follow to complete assignments. Tasks are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Decisions/actions may have an impact beyond the jobs immediate work unit or team. Works under general Supervision. Situations not covered by standard processes, procedures and methods are referred to expert reource. May provide functional guidance to others performing similar work. May demonstrate work methods to new employees. Deals directly with immediate supervisor, co-workers and team members; engages in exchanges of factual information and provides some explanation in a problem solving capacity; interactions with external contacts, if applicable, require exchanging factual information and providing some explanation.

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 five years of relevant experience.

Typical Education

  • Additional courses after High School, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Educational requirements may vary by geography.


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.

Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


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.


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