Material Handler A in Joplin, MO at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/12/2024

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Job Description

Material Handler A

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions: Supports plant operations by performing various physical and transactional requirements involving material and supplies both on an incoming and outgoing basis.   HOURS: 10:00a - 6:30p

Essential Functions

% of Time

• Read and follow documentation and work instructions

• Data collection and record keeping as necessary

• Package finished goods per customer requirements for appropriate shipping

• Complete computer transactions including issuing, receiving and returning items to stock

• Pull/Kit parts using pick sheets, stock requisitions, DR’s, short tickets, etc.

• Locate/acquire bulk material/records from warehouse/stock

• Transport material (including chemicals) or records

• Perform counts on a cycle or incoming basis

• Spool or cut wire/tubings/conduit etc. and package into kits

• Use of hand tools including, scissors, utility knives, tape machines, wire cutters, banding tools, tape measure, etc.

• Use of equipment including computers, fork truck, pallet jack, dollies, copy machines, weight count scale, spooler, company vehicle, etc.

• Support and cooperate with other coworkers to achieve the desired goals of the department and/or company.


• Run errands to the bank, post office or other locations

• Load and unload trucks

• Use FedEx, UPS and/or other online logistical systems

• Abilty to use judgement with limited problem solving when needed


• Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

• Performs other duties as assigned including participation in project committees


Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

Use of and skilled in basic arithmetic skills including decimals and fractions

  • Experience with basic charts, tables and specification documents

  • Ability to follow simple and detailed work instructions

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Ability to use a computer efficiently and productively including various software and transportation systemsAbility to use adjustable measuring instruments

  • Prepare/check/populate forms and records

  • Excellent attendance and time management

  • Current Material Handler B classified employees are ineligible to apply for the Material Handler A position.

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry        

Stand - Frequently                                             10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Frequently                                              11-20 lbs - Frequently   

Sit - Occassionally                                            21-50 lbs - Occassionally

Climb – N/A                                                      51-100 lbs - Occassionally

Crawl - N/A                                                        Over 100 lbs – N/A

Squat or Kneel - Frequently                               

Bend - Occassionally                                         Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - N/A                                      10 lbs or less - Frequently

Reach Outward - Frequently                               10-20 lbs - Frequently

Reach Above Shoulder – Frequently                   20-50 lbs - Occassionally

Drive - Occasionally                                          50-100 lbs - Occassionally

                                                                        Over 100 lbs – N/A


N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Other Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to work in outside weather conditions

  • Must meet 20/40 vision (corrected included)

  • Able to distinguish colors


    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.  List in bullet fashion what they must possess.

  • Experience not necessary, but preferred


Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Fork truck certification may be required

    Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Include things such as safety glasses, safety shoes and other designated personal protective equipment as required for the position.   

  • Shipping and receiving environment

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include:  May include: safety glasses; steel toe shoes; hearing protection, gloves, etc.  


1505 Maiden Lane
Joplin, Missouri, 64801
United States


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