Materials Handler

Materials Handler

Are you looking to be part of a local growing company providing materials and service to a century old industry? At Comet you will find a fast-paced energetic culture that is customer focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to provide high quality products and service to the Railroad Industry and infrastructure. Join us and Apply today!

Position Hours: Monday to Friday 7:45am – 4:15pm

Pay Rate: Up to $18 per hour (commensurate with experience).

Benefits: 401(k) w/match, Insurance, Holidays, Paid Time Off.

Onsite walk-in interviews Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm!

What you will be doing:

  • Order fulfillment – stocking, restocking, picking and packing, and outbound shipping of customer orders.
  • Loading and unloading trucks, trailers, and containers with forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Use RF scanning equipment to pick, track, adjust and verify products for inventory and distribution.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to assure efficiency and help prevent work related injuries.
  • Verify product received against receiving documents, notes and report discrepancies and any obvious damages.
  • Verify products being shipped against shipping documents, notes, Bills of Lading, and Packing Lists.
  • Complete System Transactions to assure physical and virtual inventories match.
  • Perform daily cycle counting and researching discrepancies.

What your background should look like


High school diploma or equivalent

Important Skills:

  • Able to work in a NON-climate-controlled facility.
  • Ability to read and understand the English language.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while meeting distribution standards.
  • Motivated, hard-working and dependable; attendance and punctuality are very important.
  • Able to work the shift-hours listed above, plus overtime. (Overtime is minimal and as needed to meet production and shipping schedules).
  • Able to perform repetitive and manual tasks on a consistent basis.
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
  • High attention to detail.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively; 75 lbs. occasionally (products vary in weight and size)
  • Comfortable walking extensively over various surfaces and terrain.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Comfortable working indoors and outdoors including in temperature extremes and inclement weather.

Nice to have:

  • Forklift Certification (we will train and certify all operators).
  • Warehouse or Distribution experience.
  • Familiar with use of RF scanning equipment.

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