Material Handler in Berryville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 12/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Material Handler I

Job Summary & Essential Functions:                                                               

Maintain the flow of material from receiving to storage and from production to shipping.

Essential Functions

% of Time

• Prepare and provide proper documentation.

• Pull material from stock to provide the material necessary for an assigned job.

• Electronically transact materials to update the business system.

• Receive all incoming material, opening packages and crates; checking material for visible damage.

• Verify parts and part numbers against packing list to ensure accuracy. Notify supervisor of all discrepancies.

• Deliver items to incoming quality inspection, if applicable, and all other material to proper storage areas.

• Deliver the parts to the designated work centers or staging areas, ensuring timely response to any deadlines or ship dates.

• Handle, store, pack, label, and distribute material using proper techniques to ensure no damage to the material as well as to ensure inventory accuracy.

• Prepare and package products to ship, building special packaging to support various products which require special handling per customer specifications and quality workmanship standards.

• Ensure accurate documentation for carrier / shipment labeling.

• Support the first in first out practices while storing all inventory items

• Ensure products remain high quality during the packaging and shipping process – increasing first pass yield, minimize rework and minimize scrap.

• Work safely and responsibly; use appropriate PPE and seek assistance as needed.


• Kit materials as required to support operations and program requirements.

• Rearrange storage area as necessary to accommodate varying parts, components and finished stock while maintaining storage area in a clean and orderly condition.

• Perform daily cycle counting to ensure inventory accuracy.

• Ensure shelf life material management and recall and disposition according to procedures and requirements

• Support process improvements and participate in actively providing solutions.

• Work overtime and support production schedules as required.

• Seek ways to improve skills and capabilities. Attend training sessions and obtain require certifications.


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

• Performs other duties as assigned including leading projects and participation in project committees


Additional Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Must be a US Person for ITAR regulated facilities.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.

  • Prefer prior experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Prefer prior experience with shipping, receiving, stockroom functions.

  • Requires intermediate computer skills including familiarity with MS Office; ERP and online shipping portals.

  • Embrace and promote work behaviors that align with the company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork.

  • Ability to work and promote safety of oneself and other coworkers. Recognize and communicate unsafe practices to management for continuous improvement of the work environment.

  • Dependable and prompt for start of the shift and return from breaks or lunch periods.

  • Build in product integrity and accuracy into daily tasks to ensure minimized errors and rework.

  • Understand the importance of the programs and products which service aerospace and defense markets for military, commercial, government and medical industries.

  • Proficient with basic computer skills including MS Office; ERP; Online Reporting.

  • Preferred experience in shipping; receiving; stockroom tasks including picking; carousel operations; cycle counts; kitting, etc.

  • Requires H.S. diploma


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. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands for tasks that require dexterity and tedious requirements, occasionally lift twenty (20) to fifty (50) pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus to review engineering documents, identify parts and clearly see operations and identify hazards in the production area.

  • Working Conditions are: 100% manufacturing environment; 0% office environment, 0% outdoors.

  • Noise level is moderate in manufacturing environment.

  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.

  • Fully enclosed shoes must be worn in all manufacturing areas.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in designated manufacturing areas.

  • Other PPE, Personal Protective Equipment required as designated.

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

Physical Abilities                                       Lift /Carry    

Stand - Continuously                                  10 lbs or less - Continuously

Walk - Continuously                                    11-20 lbs - Occasionally

Sit - Continuously                                        21-50 lbs - Occasionally    

Climb – N/A                                                   51-100 lbs - N/A

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

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                  

Bend - Occasionally                                    Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Continuously             10 lbs or less - Continuously

Reach Outward - Occasionally                 10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally    20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                    50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                        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:

  • N/A

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

810 Champlin Avenue
Berryville, Arkansas, 72616
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled