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Material Handler

Apply Job ID REF3707Q Date posted 09/17/2021 Address 4250 Northeast Expressway, Doraville, GA Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Company Overview:

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 500 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.  Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions.  These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.  ITW’s revenues total $14.8 billion in 2018.


This position is within ITW’s Zip-Pak division.  Zip-Pak is the global leader in resealable solutions for the flexible packaging industry.  Our expertise in zipper, application technology, and packaging systems makes Zip-Pak the primary choice of brand owners, OEM’s, and converters for innovative resealable solutions.  Zip-Pak’s lean, modern, and continuous manufacturing environments produce zippers using high-volume plastic extrusion.  Manufacturing sites are in the United States, Europe, and South America. 


The materials handler’s is responsible for staging all material to pack finished goods, prepare finished goods for shipping and moving finished goods to the proper location.  The position is also responsible for the organization, upkeep, and appearance of the doc area and the warehouse.


  • Stage packing materials; boxes, spools, pallets.
  • Stretch wrap finished goods pallets.
  • Move finished goods to correct staging area or warehouse location.
  • Sweep doc area and warehouse.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Move floor inventory.
  • Keep doc area and warehouse well organized and clean.
  • Bale scrap material.
  • Keep bale area organized and material (cardboard, resin, etc.) sorted.
  • Monitor surge bin fill stations and make sure surge bins and kept full.

·       Support Food Safety Culture activities within the organization in support of Food Safety Management System in accordance with the Food Safety Code for Manufacture of Food Packaging.

Position Requirements:

Formal Education & Certification

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Knowledge & Experience

  • 1 – 3 years of industrial manufacturing experience
  • Ability to lift 45 lbs.
  • Must be able to be forklift certified and be able to operate forklift safely.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, orders, etc.
  • Must have effective communications skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle pressure and challenges

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be exposed to climate variances and moving mechanical equipment typically found in a distribution environment. The noise level in the work environment is high in the packaging area. Certain personal protective equipment is required when in the distribution and packaging area. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to bend, kneel, lift, stand, and walking on hard surfaces such as concrete. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



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