Material Handler

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EnJoy a 4-day work week!

$18.00 per hour

Benefits of working at Barnes Bullets

  • Awesome co-workers and great culture
  • Monthly Incentive Pay Plan
  • Progression Program for Long Term Careers
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Safety Record
  • Discounts on Barnes and other industry products
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance

General Summary:

Ensure movement, protection, storage and control of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and consumption processes. This includes physical and electronic movements within the ERP system. Also working with department Leads and Managers to coordinate moving materials between the main facility and off-site storage locations.


Principal Duties and Accountabilities (Essential Functions)

  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and keeping materials and supplies in stock, recording location of inventory, and reporting shortage
  • Maintains in-process inventory at work centers by delivering requested materials and ensures delivered items are correctly entered into ERP system or are otherwise accounted for
  • Operates forklifts, pallet jacks, and other machinery to move items, or signals machine operators to move materials on and off trucks, shipping and loading docks 
  • Drive box truck and coordinate delivery and return of product from an off-site warehouse 
  • Verify packing slip description and quantities match items physically delivered 
  • Ensure received items are identified, properly stored, staged, or delivered in a timely manner as needed 
  • Verify quantities and return all unused product from the production floor to a storage location 
  • Assist in unloading incoming product and materials from trucks when needed 
  • Setup and adjust pallet racking/shelving units to maximize storing efficiency 
  • Assist in cycle counting if/when needed 
  • Other duties as delegated by the Department Manager 
  • Schedule is Monday – Thursday, 5:30 am – 4:00 pm. Shift work may be required, as needed. 
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary 
  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections 
  • Keeps inventory, loading areas, and machinery clean 
  • Learns and adheres to workplace safety regulations

Education, Skills, and Experience

To perform this successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, analyze information and follow SOP’s 
  • Excellent time management and adaptability to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously 
  • Proficiency with prioritizing and meeting multiple deadlines 
  • Process improvement mindset 
  • Knowledge of inventory control 
  • Data entry skills 
  • Must possess and maintain a current valid Driver’s License 
  • Preferred one year forklift experience 
  • Previous experience working in a Receiving environment or related field 
  • Good writing skills and able to fill out paperwork correctly and legibly 
  • Must have good math skills, i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with an understanding of decimals 
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must be detailed oriented and have strong organizational skills 
  • Needs to be teachable (Willing to be trained in all aspects of the company) 
  • Personal drive and ambition to initiate and complete projects 
  • Must be punctual, reliable, and honest 
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and other computer programs 
  • Team process background/Team player 
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment 
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:
    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • Record pertinent process information as required

Personal Tool Requirements

  • None

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is often loud in specified areas.  Hearing and eye protection is provided. 

Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises


  • Good visual skills to determine bullet defects and flaws 
  • Sight, hearing, and physical capability to drive a large cargo truck on freeways and side roads safely 
  • Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, closed toed shoes required
  • Position requires a great deal of movement and standing on your feet up to 100% of the day 
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs both ascending and descending using feet and hands 
  • Ability to lift, balance and maneuver up to 40 lbs while standing on a ladder 
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs 
  • Ability to push and pull carts up to 1500 lbs 
  • Ability to kneel, crouch, reach and stoop

Compensation package:

  • Starting salary: $17.00 per hour
  • Monthly Incentive Plan
  • Vacation
  • Holiday
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets products and services

Barnes Bullets is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.