Material Handler

Material Handler Jobs in Western North Carolina

Factories, warehouses, and distribution centers are hiring material handlers for jobs right here in Western North Carolina. At Friday Staffing, our mission is to help bring the right people to the right job. Our team of staffing experts will work to place you in a local material handling job that’s right for you near Asheville, Fletcher, Mountain Home, Arden, Brevard, Clyde, Horse Shoe, Mills River, Hendersonville, Flat Rock, Morganton and the surrounding areas.


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Material Handler Job Description

In a production or warehouse environment, a materials handler is responsible for moving components or finished products either by hand or with a forklift. Material handling work can be physically demanding. You may need to be able to push, pull, and lift heavy materials repetitively over the course of a shift.

Many materials handler positions require that you be able to set up, drive, and operate forklifts to transport pallets of materials to production lines and finished products to warehouse racks, or to load and unload trailers. It is helpful to have the skills to operate multiple types of forklifts including counterbalance forklifts, sit down forklifts, stand up forklifts, cherry-pickers, and clamp and reach forklifts. Entry-level material handler jobs may not require forklift experience.

Counting, inventory tracking, and computer skills are also often necessary, as you might be required to log information about materials and products. Material handlers are sometimes asked to inspect material handling equipment and troubleshoot mechanical problems.

The Friday Staffing team will only place you in a position where you have the skills and experience to do that job well. We pride ourselves on honesty and integrity. Our staffing specialists give our employees all the information they need to be successful on each assignment. If we place you in a materials handling job, you will understand the job requirements and expectation before your first day at work.

The Benefits of Being Part of the Friday Staffing Team

If you have been looking for a material handling job, but have been frustrated by the process of putting in applications and waiting for phone calls—then let us take over the search for you. Fill out an online job application and someone from Friday Staffing will be in touch with you within 24 business hours. We will keep you informed throughout the placement process. Once you are a member of the Friday Staffing team, you will be rewarded for on-the-job safety and hard work. We offer material handlers a variety of great job benefits including:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Awards for Safety
  • Optional 401(k)
If you are interested in material handling work but have questions, feel free to call us at 828-684-8700 or contact us online. We look forward to talking to you.