Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Material Handler

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/18/2021 4:19 PM)


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Schaefer Systems International provides storage, materials handling, logistics and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art intralogistic storage and picking solutions for all types of industries as well as plastic containers, pallets, and waste and recycling carts. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Schaefer Systems International is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 different countries.  For more information, visit


Material Handlers work in our Plastics Division to aid in manufacturing a variety of plastic storage products including pallets, totes, and waste containers.


Schaefer Systems International, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories



  • Conduct forklift inspections as required and adhere to all safety regulations
  • Set-up workstations at each machine
  • Set-up material loaders and stage raw materials
  • Retrieve in process materials from storage areas, and maintain sufficient in process material inventory at machines
  • Move finished goods from machines to assigned storage locations
  • Assist with start-up and shutdown of machines and equipment
  • Utilize Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to plan and execute job changeovers efficiently
  • Perform color changes as needed
  • Upon job completion remove all materials from previous job, and return them to the appropriate storage locations
  • Clean and breakdown empty gaylords
  • Maintain storage areas in a manner to ensure safety, organization, and good aesthetic appearance
  • Assist and maintain production reports and documents
  • Maintain clean and safe workstations
  • Successfully complete training programs, and assist with training new employees
  • Run machines to relieve Machine Attendants at break times
  • Assist in the first piece inspection procedures and verify that everything is produced according to the Work Order
  • Conduct inventory/cycle counts as directed
  • Maintain a high level of organization
  • Perform other projects or tasks as assigned by the Shift Lead or Management


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months prior work experience as a Material Handler in a manufacturing or warehouse environment.
  • Forklift certified
  • Must be able to roll 450 pounds
  • Must be able to work at a pace relative to the machine cycle to qualify.
  • Additional requirements are to continue training and to be punctual

Benefits and Perks:


SSI SCHAEFER is a family-owned company that values the professional success and personal fulfillment of employees. When you join the team, you join the SSI SCHAEFER family. Here are just a few of the perks and benefits that employees enjoy:

  • Health and life insurance benefits
  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience
  • Comprehensive paid training
  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Industry stability
  • Positive and respectful company culture

If you’re interested in learning more about joining us at SSI SCHAEFER, please submit your application or contact  We’re looking forward to learning more about you!



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