Material Handler


Tiffin, OH, US, 44883

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61592

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Completes daily forklift checklist, including blowing the radiator free of “lint” and immediately reports defects to supervisor(s) and/or maintenance department.
  • Follows plant and safety rules, as well as forklift truck safety rules, paying particular attention to speed and safe operation of the forklift truck.
  • Regular attendance is essential.
  • Works in a team environment.
  • Aware of activities in working surroundings and is responsible for keeping the department clean, tidy and safe.
  • Reports any unsafe act, condition, accident or injury immediately to supervisor(s).
  • Understands and follows the lock-out procedure.
  • Unloads materials from trailers and organizes them in the work area and loads finished goods onto trailers.
  • Ship and receive goods.
  • Compares quantities and identification numbers of goods against orders to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepares shipments prior to loading on trailers.
  • Verifies receipt of shipments against bills of lading, invoices or other documents.
  • Keeps pertinent records.
  • Moves materials, parts, skids, totes, finished goods, etc. within the plant area.
  • Dumps garbage bins and other garbage in appropriate containers when required.
  • Operates the balers and ties off bales, weighs them and moves them to the warehouse.
  • May assist maintenance, die makers and operators in moving heavy dies or equipment.
  • Follows directives from supervisor(s).
  • Liaises with production and the customer service department to verify shipping dates, quantities etc.
  • Attends training, seminars and meetings as requested by management.
  • Any other jobs needed.




High school diploma; one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and procedure instructions.  Ability to communicate effectively with management, supervisors and employees of the organization.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations, where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Forklift operating license.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, controls etc.; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand or bend.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and/or more heavy loads with a pump truck or forklift.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.



Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield