Material Handler 1st & 2nd Shift in Frederick, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Frederick, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $11.25 - $12.38/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description




Material Handler


Frederick, MD 21704


Long term. assignment


Looking for 1st & 2nd shift - Hours will be discuss at the interview

Pay rate:

1st - $ 11.25 hr   |    2nd - $ 12.38 hr

Position Objective:
To provide shipping, receiving, storage and order fulfillment services for finished goods, inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment at the assigned facility(s).

Nature and Scope:

  • This position largely interacts with equivalent levels of internal personnel. That interaction requires good communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Effectiveness in this role also requires some knowledge of shipping, receiving, and inventory control procedures as well as the ability to understand and interpret team metrics.
  • The job encounters recurring work situations of a routine nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules.
  • This position requires the individual to be ready to start work on-time daily and maintain strong attendance performance.
  • The incumbent normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
  • Equipment training will be provided through one-on-one instruction, on-the-job training (OJT), Company generated Standard Training Protocol (STP) and/or other training documentation.

Working Conditions:

  • This position works in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F).
  • The Material handler I performs work of a highly repetitive nature.
  • He/she will walk, stand, reach, and lift up to 25lbs on a continuous basis.
  • He/she will routinely push and pull up to 25lbs and regularly climb.
  • The Material Handler I may occasionally sit, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift up to 50lbs.
  • This position may handle “packaged” hazardous materials.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
  • The Material Handler I must be available to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change).
  • He/she must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed. Occasional local travel may be required.
  • The nature of the operation’s working environment is conducive to varying degrees of stress throughout the day.
  • The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
  • The Company will not provide an accommodation that would create an undue hardship on the Company or endanger the health or safety of the employee or others.


  • Picks, packs, sorts, arranges, counts, stores, and correctly processes items for storage and/or shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements while sustaining a high level of quality to ensure customers receive correct product and in the time requested.
  • Receives materials and/or finished goods on a daily basis. Verify the quality, type and amount of materials received are correct and that the appropriate documentation is present (e.g. packing list).
  • Works in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F).
  • Operates distribution equipment safely, as required. 
  • Completes Thermo Fisher Scientific training requirements to company satisfaction and operates within all ISO standards pertaining to site Distribution including, but not limited to, Control of Documents and Quality Policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience.
  • Some experience in logistics with a life science company preferred.
  • The proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet schedules required.
  • Must be able to operate powered industrial trucks and with the ability to operate the equipment at various heights.
  • Need basic computer skills to navigate ERP systems, Outlook and shipping software in order to support the operation in its daily functions.

Candidate will consent to:

  • Criminal background check.
  • Drug testing.

**Attire must be presentable and appropriate for the working environment**

Call Jenyfer Alvarez @ 215-606-6968 or email your resume @

Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.