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General Electric Material Handler in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Material Handler delivers parts destined to be shipped to repair vendors utilizing a forklift. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering and managing scrap part inventory, and have the opportunity to learn how to receive / package parts.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Material Handler, you will: Move very expensive parts utilizing a forklift throughout the facility to appropriate locations as required in a timely manner without compromising safety and quality;

  • Manage crate and box inventory;

  • Deliver and manage scrap parts inventory;

  • Visually inspect repaired parts for handling damage and receive them per process;

  • Crate and box parts utilizing a foam machine, saw and other tools;

  • Perform work in accordance with standard procedures, specifications, and quality documentation;

  • Communicate with team members using a computer;

  • Ensure compliance with all EHS procedures and requirements;

  • Perform documentation of overall material movement and hand-offs as assigned neatly, accurately, and legibly;

  • Communicate status of parts to meet production needs.


High School Diploma / GED;

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a warehouse, stockroom and/or storage yard;

  • Ability and willingness to lift, push, and pull at least 40 pounds;

  • Ability and willingness to operate a forklift over 15,000 pounds;

  • Ability and willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions.

Desired Characteristics:

Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Outlook and Excel);

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English language;

  • Capability to actively work on multiple tasks at the same time;

  • Certified to operate a forklift / ability to be certified under GE standards;

  • Strong verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills;

  • Certified in crane and rigging operations

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No