APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Material Handler I in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Material Handler I



The Material Handler I locates and loads by hand and with non motorized equipment customer product onto/from pallets, trays racks and shelves; counts, weighs and records number of units of materials handled; completes specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, shrink wrapping, labeling and consolidating as required on order; prepares trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to ensure product preservation; assists in building and grounds maintenance; assists in physical inventories.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Pulling Orders

  • Accurately locate and load, by hand and with non motorized equipment, customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations.

  • Count, weigh and record number of units of materials handled on daily production sheet.

  • Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, shrink wrapping, labeling and consolidating as required on order.

Loading & Unloading

  • Remove samples of materials, label with identifying information and take them to a laboratory for analysis before loading.

  • Load picked orders according to specifications and sequence on the customer-generated Loading Diagram or instructions, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit and Lot Verification.

  • Unload, move, stack and stage customer products and materials by hand and with non motorized equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.

Operating & Maintenance - Equipment and Grounds

  • Daily inspect, repair, or make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles, following safety and maintenance instructions.

  • Prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to ensure product preservation.

  • Assists in building and grounds maintenance to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat, safe and orderly manner.


  • Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.

  • Assist in physical inventories, ensuring facility and contents are secure.


  • Provide other services such as housekeeping activities, assembling crates to contain products and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor.

  • Participates in all Safety and 5S requirements

Key Results:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.

  • Position requires the incumbent’s performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, food safety, sanitation, quality, productivity and customer services.


  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred

  • 1-2 years warehouse or related work experience

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Ability to operate non-motorized equipment, conveyor systems, Warehouse Management Systems, Packing material systems

  • Ability to write legibly

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Must have attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Language skills - English

  • Must be a Team Player

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of distribution and warehousing preferred

  • Teamwork — showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

  • Respect — extending dignity and respect to all people.

  • Integrity — fostering trust and a positive work environment.

  • Innovation — bringing creativity to the workplace.

  • Customer Focus — achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.

Job: Logistics

Primary Location: US-WI-Pleasant Prairie

Work Locations

USA Pleasant Prairie(5008)

8123 116th Street

Pleasant Prairie,53158

Organization Region North America

Job Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Travel No

Req ID: 180000O5