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Material Handler

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 19556

 Our client based here in Galway are looking are seeking applications for a suitably qualified Material Handler.

Job Purpose: To efficiently control and deliver components and inventory from the warehouse locations to the production cells on a regular shift frequency. Assisting with all aspects of warehouse physical material flow in and out of the plant.


  • Efficiently delivering material and components to lineside on a regular set frequency throughout the shift to assure correct stock levels and housekeeping is maintained.
  • Removal of waste packaging and empty boxes on a regular shift frequency to assure the correct levels of housekeeping is maintained at all times on the shop floor.
  • Feeding the stock to the operators to assure no line stoppages or waiting time for material.
  • Assuring product is labelled correctly and first in first out is respected.
  • Suggesting ways to improve material flow efficiencies and visual management, clear identification of components storage lineside location labelling, Kan Ban etc..
  • General housekeeping duties and assuring boxes, pallets and waste products are located in the correct area of the yard to respect environmental practices.
  • Periodic stock checks and perpetual inventory if required.
  • Booking and transferring of stock on the company material management system.
  • Escalating shortages or last pallet / box to avoid unforeseen material shortages.
  • Assuring mechanical handling equipment daily check are completed in line with EHS policies.
  • General support within other areas of the Logistics department if required / holiday cover support.
  • General flexibility towards the Logistics department and a spirit of continuous improvement.
  • Forklift licence advantageous but training will be given if you don’t hold a licence
  • Need to be flexible and be able to work 2 shift pattern (when required) and reasonable amount of overtime if required.


  • Work according to the policies and guidelines of the Company.
  • To be committed to Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • Respect confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure Health and Safety requirements are adhered to and met.
  • To take responsibility for own health and safety, as well as that of other employees and stakeholders, and to act in a safe and responsible way at all times.
  • To comply with any Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments, PPE requirements identified as being applicable at any time.
  • To be committed to working towards the company’s vision and implementing the company’s values. 

For more information or a confidential discussion about this role please contact Michelle Mc Inerney.

091 706 717