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# of Openings:                1

Exemption:                      Non-Exempt

Career Level:                   Experienced

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UCT is seeking an experienced and talented Material Handler III to join our team in Austin, TX! The Material Handler III will accurately and safely distribute material internal and external to the facility efficiently and expeditiously. Must be proficient at 80% of material Handler I skills demonstrating a clear ability to grasp 5S philosophy and work within multiple disciplines. Must be proficient at 70% of Material Handler II skills either demonstrating the ability to lead small teams or a technical expert in a specific material distribution discipline. Ability to follow written and verbal directions and communicate effectively with team members both orally and written.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately handle transactions and physical movement of material in and out of the stockroom
  • Responsible for accurate inventory level management
  • Responsible for maintaining cycle counts and a clean warehouse
  • Accurately kit all work orders
  • Assist in all WIP movement and transactions
  • May assist with shipping/receiving/packaging as needed
  • May drive company truck and/or forklift
  • May perform other duties as required
  • Attendance is an essential duty of this position
  • Forklift Certification, Valid Driver’s License, and the use of Power tools are not required for all Material Handlers.
  • The percentage of time at each task fluctuates with workload.
  • Cross-training and fluid transition between departments is essential for competitive advantage.
  • Material handler I and II must be proficient with all level 1 tasks within 90 days of date of hire.
  • Many tasks require On the Job Training. Four codes relate to unique skill sets and Material Handler I work under leads guidance in each function.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Must be proficient able to perform responsibilities and duties of Material handler I and II
  • Lead small teams to effectively accomplish tasks with independent judgment
  • Train team members to written process
  • Coach team members to improve performance of the team
  • List areas of improvement for 5S and engage team members to implement improvements
  • Ability to Create and manipulate excel files
  • Interface with other department and share data as required internal and external to the department
  • Order Supplies
  • Enter Data into ERP system Cycle Count Module
  • Fill out commercial invoice and SED with info supplied from corporate export control
  • Track Freight With Common Carriers
  • Use Hand Trucks, Pallet Jacks, and Scales safely and effectively

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • High School Diploma/equivalent preferred
  • Acceptable driver’s record for driving company vehicles (as required)
  • Forklift certification (as required)

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience related to the use of computer and ERP systems bar-coded software is highly desired. Five years’ experience in any type of material distribution environment is desired.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: This section is required for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA)


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment

Work Hours:

  • Standard Office Hours

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for sustained periods.
  • Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Ability to exerting up to 45 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up-to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up-to 15 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods.
  • The ability to talk on the phone and use a computer for extended periods may be required.

Environmental Exposure:

  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computers, etc.

Overnight Travel: 

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.


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