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Material Handler II

Company: Progress Rail Services
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Material Handler's primary responsibilities include but not limited to the following: packaging, unloading/loading trucks, picking/putaway to inventory stores, component kitting, material delivery to point of use, shipping, cycle counting and line stocking duties.

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.

Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow us @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Education / Training

* High School Diploma or equivalent;
* Shift hours: 1st 7am - 3:30pm, 2nd shift 3pm - 11:30pm;
* Ability to work overtime as needed.

Key Job Elements

* Operates powered industrial equipment to perform material handling assignments efficiently and in a safe manner;
* Loads/unloads materials/parts and stores to trucks/in inventory;
* Identifies, draws from inventory and transports material, parts and equipment associated with the assembly of various manufactured/assembled components;
* Familiarizes self with material packaging and assures prompt delivery and adequate supply of required items;
* Inspects and completes reports related to safe operation and maintenance of powered industrial equipment prior to operation;
* Assists in other areas and duties as assigned by supervision.

Qualifications and Experience

* Minimum 6 months distribution/material handling or equivalent;
* Must have previous forklift operation experience;
* Basic knowledge of PC for data entry;
* Must be able to team lift up to 55 lbs.; must be able to push and pull up to 125 lbs.; frequent bending and reaching is required;
* Metatarsal safety shoes are also required.


Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

* Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..

Job Category

Transportation & Logistics

Keywords: Progress Rail Services, Winston-Salem , Material Handler II, Professions , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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