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Material Handler - Vernon Hills, IL

Post Date: 05/09/2023

Req. Number: 101169

City: Vernon Hills

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60061


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Actively recruiting for 1st shift Material Handlers in Vernon Hills, IL! This is a temp to hire opportunity, previous experience is required. 

1st Shift: 5:00AM - 2:00PM; M-F plus OT as required 

Pay: $18.00 an hour


  • Inspect, sort, store and perform data entry for all core, inbound part/unit shipments, and returned goods according to established TS procedures
  • Make boxes, and identify proper packaging containers for shipment
  • Pick and pack assigned parts according to shop order pick tags or use of RF hand held device.
  • Support further shop order activity by picking parts for shop unit builds, fulfillment of Kan-Ban systems and completing return to stock transactions.
  • As needed, transfer stock physically and electronically using computer and/or RF guns.
  • Pick and pack customer orders by unit/parts according to order notes.
  • Weigh, route, stage and load freight according to order notes and carrier shipping instructions.
  • Operate forklifts or hand carts.
  • Support safety and good housekeeping in the performance of Distribution Center duties.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Minimum 6 months previous experience in a warehouse role
  • Minimum 6 months previous experience driving forklift
  • basic math and equipment measurement skills
  • good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Repetitive heavy lifting may be required
  • All candidates who receive an offer of employment will be subject to criminal background check and drug screening.

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