Materials Handler, Production
Northern Power Systems - Barre, VT

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The material handler is responsible for receiving incoming materials, organizing inventory and replenishing raw materials to the production floor. This requires strong time management skills and organization to ensure production schedules are maintained.


  • Understand manufacturing requirements and scheduling
  • Receive materials at dock, logging, documenting and verifying all receiving paperwork
  • Maintain accurate count and location of inventory through system transactions
  • Act as liaison between Supply Chain and Manufacturing
  • Maintain and handle material in safe, organized and efficient manner
  • Perform daily cycle counts and quarterly full inventory counts for inventory accuracy
  • Researches inventory variance with the assistance of accounting to determine cause
  • Loading and unloading trucks
  • Replenishment of production raw materials
  • Staging of product, service and warranty kits for shipment
  • Maintains a clean warehouse environment through cleaning duties
  • Maintains a safe warehouse environment by adhering to safety related rules, regulations and procedures, including equipment maintenance procedures
  • Required Qualifications
    • The candidate must be able to work in an extremely fast paced, high tech environment, where teamwork is essential. Must have the ability to learn quickly and be self-motivated. The right candidate will possess strong communication skills and a good personality.

    • This position requires an emphasis on safety. All proper guidelines and trainings must be followed at all times.

    Minimum Required Education/Experience/Skills/Training
    • High school diploma
    • Minimum two years of material handling, receiving and/or inventory control experience
    • Must possess strong computer skills
    • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods
    • Able to operate fork lift and overhead crane
    Physical Demands

    Requires lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally, up to 25 lbs. frequently. Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

    We offer a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Email your resume to .

    Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to respond personally to every application. However, we do review every resume and will contact you if we think there is a possible fit for you.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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    Northern Power Systems designs, manufactures, and sells wind turbines, and provides engineering development services and technology licenses...