Matl Handler – MBDC-Nights-C Crew

RPM International

Martinsburg, WV


Rust-Oleum Corporation is a worldwide leader in protective paints and coatings for both home and industry. We offer a wide product range including decorative fashion paints, durable industrial roof repair coatings and, of course, the famous rust-fighting formula that started it all.

The primary result expected from the Material Handler is to efficiently, accurately, and safely process raw materials, components, and finished goods, and distribute materials to the appropriate department by verifying and maintaining documentation on incoming and outgoing shipments and transporting raw materials, components, and supplies to appropriate departments.

Typical tasks for this position include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
  • Deliver or route materials to departments, using work devices, such as handtruck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
  • Attach identifying tags to containers, or mark them with identifying information.
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs.
  • Record numbers of units handled and moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets.
  • Move freight, stock, and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, and containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, and other equipment.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.
  • Pack containers and re-pack damaged containers.

Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Communicate with Supervisors, peers, or subordinates:  provide information to supervisors and co-workers in written form or in person.
  • Maintain a good record of attendance and punctuality.
  • Learn all manual tasks performed within the department.
  • Perform tasks assigned using specific operating procedures, and following department specific quality control processes and procedures.
  • Treat people with dignity and respect.
  • Conduct all business with integrity.
  • Adhere to Rust-Oleum Corporation Quality principles and participate in all departmental and company-wide Quality activities.
  • Follow all safety procedures and company policies.

Rust-Oleum is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years of related experience.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to work above average overtime and flexible hours.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Aptitude with SAP/WMS System as well as ISO-9001 requirements.
  • Appropriate forklift and comparable equipment operating skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly for extended periods.

Additional Consideration Given to Those With:

  • Previous shipping/traffic and material handling experience.
  • Paint/Coatings/chemical industry knowledge or experience.