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Material Handler

Bellwood - Illinois - USA

Apr 30, 2022

Full time


Position:   Material Handler

Shift: 1st (10 pm-6 am)

# of Openings: 1

Labor Grade: 6

Rate: $16.57-$23.97

This position will report to: Ken Bowler

Position Requirements:

  • Perform all assigned duties to ensure the proper flow of material and material replenishment signals through the Bellwood plant.
  • Must possess and retain a license to operate a standard forklift, walkie lift, stand-up forklift, tugger, and be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Work from routing tickets, inventory slips, inventory reference sheets, production schedules, schedule boards, kanban systems, pick lists, and other material planning and control systems. 
  • Take direction from Materials Leadership team (team leaders, supervisors & manager) for the assigned work area including the following primary duties:
  • Complete forklift safety checklist at the beginning of each shift.
  • Load material handling equipment in accordance with safe/stated weight distribution and control regulations.
  • Move materials to and from the appropriate Kanban areas/supermarkets/central warehouse.  Note, some materials such as paper facings are placed on carts and must be moved by hand. 
  • Assist in moving material to aid in inventory cycle counts and general SAP inventory audits.
  • Assist cycle counting team in verifying weight counts of material. 
  • Verify delivery of components via the use of handheld inventory scanners.
  • Communicate work issues and status with other shifts through team leaders and face-to-face communication. 
  • Keep material handling equipment clean and notify supervisor of equipment operating problems.
  • Use stand-up forklift, and reach truck, handheld inventory scanner, and SAP. 
  • Follow all safety rules, material planning & control system rules, and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Internal Candidates: Eligibility to Bid

  • Employees with less than one year of service are only eligible to bid on higher paying labor grade positions.
  • Employees with more than one year of service will receive first consideration. 
  • Employees in a Disciplinary Step 1 are eligible to bid on any job.
  • Employees in Step 2 are eligible to bid on any job after 1 year.
  • Employees in Step 3 are eligible to bid on any job after 1 year.
  • If an employee accepted a new position, they cannot bid on the same or lower paying labor grade for 1 year.
  • If you were previously forced out of this job classification and are interested in returning to the position, you must complete a job bidding form.
  • This Position requires that you be able to Read and Write English;

Internal Candidates : Eligibility to Interview

  • Applicants must meet all criteria in the job bidding process
  • Employees who have been interviewed within 6 months for the SAME exact position may not be re-interview.
  • Employees wishing to apply for LG 6 or below positions will be considered if they - have record of previously completing and passing the prior employment testing requirements or have record of completing the Wonderlic® testing and received the required score to be eligible Employees with a Wonderlic® Score of 16 or higher and Wiesen® score of 40 or higher are eligible for this position

External Candidates:

  • This Position requires that you be able to Read and Write English;
  • Have at least 5 years of stand up and sit-down Forklift experience;
  • Employees with a Wonderlic® Score of 16 or higher and Wiesen® score of 40 or higher are eligible for this position

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


This position will adhere to safety rules, practices, and training as outlined in all BorgWarner safety policies and procedures. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor

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