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Material handlers are key warehouse workers. Material handlers, also known as package handlers or warehouse handlers, are responsible for loading and unloading delivery trucks, collaborating with inventory control and verifying order materials.  

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You can find flexible, rewarding work as a material handler when you work with CoopleFrom building new skills to making the most of your experience, the Coople Jobs App has plenty of local part-time, full-time and temporary opportunities to choose from. 

What you can expect when working as a material handler with Coople:

Job responsibilities

For example: 
  • Moving products in warehouses and manufacturing facilities 
  • Loading and unloading incoming and outgoing inventory and products 
  • Identifying and labelling materials, as well as recording their locations in the warehouse to maintain inventory 
  • Receiving and checking incoming pick tickets 
  • Performing and reporting cycle counts 
  • Pulling materials to fulfil orders 
  • Documenting orders, materials and any stock movements 
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Warehouse operative

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Which skills do we look for in warehouse handlers?

Sometimes, our roles do not require experience. If no specific experience is required, it will be listed clearly in the job description. For example, the job description may say: 
  • No previous experience needed 
  • Physical stamina and strength to stand for extended periods of time and lift heavy products 
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, must be deadline oriented with the ability to work under pressure either independently or as a team member 
  • Strong eye for detail 
  • Ability to work occasional weekends, holidays and evenings 
If specific experience or skills are required, it will be stated clearly in the job description when you apply. For example, hiring companies may ask for: 
  • Current and valid forklift driver license 
  • 1+ years inventory management experience 

How to prepare for your role as a material handler.

There’s a variety of things to look out for before you start your material handler jobs.

This could include:

  • Specific uniform requirements and whether or not uniform and safety equipment (e.g. safety shoes) will be provided
  • Health and safety training – if this is mandatory, you will be invited to complete a training session before your first shift as a warehouse handler
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To maximise your chances of getting hired, it’s a good idea to read through the job requirements and have the right job profiles added to your account. This will in turn save you time when applying for work.

More importantly, by reading up on the job expectations and responsibilities, you can ensure that you are sufficiently prepared to do your best. This will help you to build your platform reputation and find more work to achieve your goals. 

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