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Material Handler

Company: Mid-State Industrial Maintenance
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Background

Founded in 1973, Mid-State started out as a Machine Shop with 15 employees servicing mostly the Phosphate industry. Today, Mid-State employs over 500 people serving the Phosphate, Chemical, Power, Citrus, Sand & Aggregate, and many other industries by offering turnkey solutions including field maintenance, fabrication, dragline repair, machining, pump repair, gearbox repair, and valve repair. Mid-State is equipped with industry experts, over 200,000 square feet of shop space, and overhead crane capacity up to 35 tons all of which allow us to meet all of our clients' needs.

Job Summary

As a Material Handler, you will also be responsible for the safe and efficient handling of materials and supplies within associated shops.

Essential Duties

  • Receive and verify incoming deliveries of parts and supplies.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, equipment, and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Examine and inspect rigging for wear or defects, reporting any damage to your supervisor.
  • Operate a forklift, overhead crane, and pallet jack daily.
  • Operate a bandsaw to cut needed material.
  • Inspect shop overhead cranes prior to the start of assigned shift.
  • Inspect all rigging (chains, slings, wire ropes, etc.) on a quarterly basis and provide supporting documentation.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Previous Material Handling experience a plus.
  • Intermediate computer skills required in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook are a plus.
  • Previous forklift and overhead crane experience are required.
  • Ability to be approved for, and maintain eligibility to be on, company insurance for driving purposes is required.
  • Ability to read and write English, fluently.
  • Customer service-oriented.
  • Positive, can-do, team-oriented attitude.
  • Great active listening skills. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Must be dependable and operate with a high level of integrity.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Working knowledge of the types of material used in the machining process.

Other Information

  • This is a non-exempt position.
  • This position reports to the Machine Shop Supervisor.
  • Mid-State is proud to offer benefits to all of its full-time employees. Benefits available include; Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Life and AD&D Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401(k), Vacation, Holiday pay, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Physical Requirements / Working Environment

  • Location is at 2730 Mine and Mill Rd, Lakeland, FL.
  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday-Friday 6:00 am-2:00 pm and overtime could be required at times.
  • Working environment is in an industrial shop; non-climate controlled and is oftentimes hot/humid. Frequent exposure to moving equipment, machines and shop tools, and other safety-sensitive hazards/risks. Must always be alert and able to safely perform the essential duties of the job without risking harm to oneself or others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, you will:
    • Frequently perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
    • Frequently use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving materials, and manipulating things.

Other physical requirements include;

  • Static Strength ' The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to (frequently - 25 pounds; routinely 50 pounds).
  • Oral Comprehension ' The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension ' The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression ' The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Information Ordering ' The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Flexibility of Closure ' The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure,
  • Speech Recognition ' The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Written Expression ' The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity ' The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Mid-State maintains a firm commitment to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its employees and quality services to its clients. Mid-State is a drug-free workplace. Must be able to pass a post-offer / pre-placement drug screen and job-related employment physicals. Must also submit to a post-offer / pre-employment background check.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Mid-State participates in E-Verify. Go to to learn more.

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Keywords: Mid-State Industrial Maintenance, Lakeland , Material Handler, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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