Material Handler I (6:00pm to 6:00am)

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

This position works an overnight shift from 6:00pm to 6:00am on a two week rotating pattern for the entire year. In one week, you work 5 days and the next, 2 with every other weekend off. You will receive a $2.00 shift differential. As a result of the schedule you will be paid 17.5 hours of overtime each pay period before working any additional overtime. Starts at $20.00/hr plus a shift differential

Sign On Bonus: You will be eligible for a $1500 sign on bonus if you start in the month of July. You will receive $500 after 90 days of employment and $1000 after 6 months of employment.

Position Summary:

Fill orders, move materials between cells/departments, check identification for quantities and part numbers, and perform inventory transactions in the business system.Essential Functions:

  • Unload, move and store a variety of materials, parts, or products Conduct Bin Maintenance as needed

  • Unload incoming materials, check identification for quantities and part Numbers, report shortages or damaged material, move to storage areas

  • Move materials between cells, following routing, delivery tickets or orders

  • Fill orders from storage areas and warehouse stock and deliver to designated cells

  • Operate hand truck to move materials and stack loaded pallets

  • Load outgoing trucks using a hand truck or pallet jack

  • Release and maintain the status of Kanbans and report on late orders

  • Accurately perform inventory transactions in the G&W business system

  • Perform cycle counts as requested

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

  • Contribute to team effort by training others in the performance of material handler tasks as needed

  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation

  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to safely use pallet jacks and other manual moving equipment

  • Must be able to read and interpret Bills of Material

  • Must have basic to intermediate computer skills

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others to support the manufacturing processes


  • High School diploma, GED, or combination of work experience and skill development required

  • 0-1 year experience working in a manufacturing environment desirable

  • Previous warehouse or manufacturing experience is desirable

Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Medium – Heavy Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles) Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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