Material Handler

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US, 29307

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Job Summary


          The Material Handler is responsible for accurate shipping, receiving and storage of products and materials in the Warehouse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Operate tow motor and pickers.
  • Remove, scan, label and put away drums, bag stock and freight from trucks
  • Use tow motor computers and scanners to pick orders
  • Data entry for receipts
  • Occasionally stage drums for package shipments and load containers
  • Learn DOT/IMDG hazardous material regulations
  • Learn DOT/ICAO hazardous material regulations
  • Learn air shipping regulations and requirements
  • Pick and prepare orders for raw materials in receiving for use in production
  • Perform safety inspections of area and equipment.  Properly record safety inspections.
  • Ability to write maintenance orders for equipment and area repairs.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, instruments, storage areas, walkways, and roadways utilizing various equipment to ensure compliance with safety requirements.
  • Collaborate with other operators to develop ‘best practices’ across the facility
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities May Include



  • Work in SAP to create labels, check delivery status and inventory bin locations and status.
  • Troubleshoot inventory issues in SAP and resolve variances.
  • Determine routing and contact carriers.
  • Work with drivers to expedite unloading.
  • Work with various departments (production, order handling, etc.).


Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications



  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school.
  • Ability to understand warehouse management systems bins and bar code scanning.
  • Strong tow motor skills and drum handling experience.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint.
  • Candidates must be able to follow Lubrizol department procedures and practices.
  • Ability to safely drive and operate various delivery vehicles, including forklifts.
  • Ability to hear alarms and follow alarm procedures.
  • Demonstrate literacy and proficiency of Lubrizol’s computer systems.
  • Basic math and reading/comprehension skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and listening).
  • Self-motivated without the need for constant supervision.
  • Flexibility with schedule and work duties.
  • Must be a team player who will also assist other department team members as needed.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task while delivering focused results.
  • Ability to pay attention to accuracy and detail is critical.
  • Follow-up skills and the ability of quick thinking in a dynamic environment are crucial to success.

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Qualifications



  • Previous tow motor experience
  • Additional computer skills
  • Working SAP knowledge
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and act on them
  • Ability to wear SCBA/Respirator

Working Conditions



  • Will be subject to extended periods of climbing ladders and stairways, sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, moving, and lifting up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be willing/able to work in a warehouse environment and outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Safely work independently and around others by following all required procedures.
  • Willing to work up to 12-hour shifts, overtime, and holidays as needed.
  • Maintain clean shaven appearance to allow for respirator usage.

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you. 


Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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