1st Shift – Material Handler

McNeilus Steel, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a new team member to join our Steel Handler department. This position works Monday-Friday, with OT as needed.

Nature Of Work
A Steel Handler is responsible for preparing customer orders for same-day or next-day delivery and placing the orders in the designated staging area. Handlers may also load material on designated outgoing carriers. Handlers manually handle and move freight, stock, and other light materials to and from storage, production areas, staging areas, and delivery vehicles. Handlers operate overhead cranes and forklifts to assist with moving heavy material. A Steel Handler may assist in the outside areas as needed setting-up orders, and emptying scrap/wood tubs. Handlers will load and unload company and non-company trucks.

Working Conditions
Steel Handlers spend most of their day walking, carrying, lifting, and/or pushing steel. Handlers generally work 8-9 hour shifts, though longer shifts may be common.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Receives printed orders, scans, and processes material for shipment
  • Bands and tags material with the appropriate identification information
  • Must operate overhead crane and forklift skillfully and safely
  • Package material for delivery
  • Perform maintenance and daily start up checks
  • Stages and distributes out-going material to proper production and staging locations
  • Identify, verify quantity, and properly tag all work and drop steel
  • Assists with unloading, loading, and securing material for company and non-company carriers with proper weight distribution and delivery order
  • Keep work area neat and organized
  • Learn, understand, and comply with OSHA requirements, company safety rules, and health policies at all times, working according to good safety practices as posted, instructed, and discussed
  • Use all safety devices, equipment, and PPE as directed and provided for protection


  • Good mathematical and computer skills
  • Knowledge of steel products preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot, work well independently, and as a team
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in fluent English
  • Ability to use measuring tools

Benefits offered for this job

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance
  • 401(K)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Boot Allowance
  • Flexible Spending Account


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