Mar 24, 2023

Material Handler (Dallas) , TX

  • Envision
  • (Dallas) , TX
Full-Time Manufacturing Other

Job Description


Material Handler (Dallas)
Job Details
Job Location
DLS - Capitol - Dallas, TX
Salary Range
$13.00 - $16.00
Job Shift
Day Shift
Job Category
Nonprofit - Social Services
Working at Envision means having a job that’s more than just a way to make money. It's a job that makes a difference.
We offer team members:
  • Careers with purpose
  • Teamwork environment
  • Amazing 401K Retirement Plan with company matching
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • PTO & Vacation
  • No nights or weekends
  • 6:50am -3:20pm
Efficient production lines and flow of materials is the key to success! 

A Material Handler is responsible for setting up production lines and machines, maintaining production lines, and moving stock and other materials to fulfill orders. Assist production lead, supervisor/manager in ensuring that productivity and quality standards are met, and that employees in work cell are trained and effective in their positions. The ideal candidate for the material handler position is a diligent worker who can complete tasks successfully with little to no guidance.



  • Perform set-up of machines and production lines at the beginning of shift and throughout shifts as needed according to job specifications and production schedule; monitor and make adjustments on machines to improve technical and/or production efficiencies
  • Perform changeover of production lines as needed per the production schedule         
  • Move material from storage or staging areas to production areas using dolly, hand truck or other device
  • Shrink wrap pallets of product as needed
  • Use pallet banding tools and equipment  
  • Count and return material as needed
  • Effectively communicate with work cell team members; maintain a positive attitude and a willingness to share knowledge and teach/train team
  • Maintain high quality standards according to job specifications; ensure work cell team members perform quality checks as directed
  • Ensure production orders are completed on schedule and any excess components are returned to inventory appropriately and report any scrap or damaged product (components or finished goods)
  • Verify all product is properly stamped and labeled according to product specifications, if applicable
  • Report any discrepancies to supervisor/manager or to production planner
  • Report any problems to production lead, supervisor, manager and include maintenance tech or quality tech as appropriate
  • Notify production supervisor/manager on areas of concern regarding personnel issues
  • Maintain current and up-to-date on technical skills with respect to equipment /machinery by attending required training classes
  • Ability to drive a 26’+/- box truck to make local pickups or deliveries
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned
  • Work under general supervision


Education:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred       

Experience:  3-4 years’ experience in a material handling role in a manufacturing production environment with proven attendance record


  • Possess knowledge of the technical principals and concepts of all machines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to solve technical problems of a complex nature
  • Knowledge of operational processes, systems, tools, and workflow for assigned area
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals and skill levels
  • Math and computer skills necessary to create and/or update documents and spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Possess a positive work attitude and a willingness to carry out instructions
  • Ability to express and share knowledge and ideas in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task


  • Must maintain a current forklift certification
  • Current driver’s license and driving record in good standing


Total Number of Employees Directly Supervising:  0

Number of Subordinate Supervisors Reporting to Position:  0



   Can be performed with or without assistive technology:


 __X_ Required to perform activities such as: preparing/analyzing data/figures; viewing a computer screen; reading; inspecting small objects for defects; using measuring devices; and/or assembling parts with close eye contact.

__X_ Required to perform activities such as: operating machinery and/or power tools at or within arm’s reach; performing non-repetitive tasks such as carpentry work or repairing machinery.

__X_  Required to review/inspect own assigned work, the work of others, or facilities or structures.

   Requires normal (or corrected to normal) vision/acuity:

__X_ Required to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment such as forklifts.



Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law.

Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job.  It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied.




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