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Material Handler II

Birmingham, Alabama

Job Category: Manufacturing/Production
Brand: Motion
Job ID: R24_0000004244
Status: Full time

Our warehouse employees are an essential part of ensuring business success. As a member of the team, you will have an impact on the bottom line by ensuring the customer experience is complete with accurate, on-time fulfillment. A role within the warehouse provides the opportunity to learn about our products, create meaningful connections with your teammates, and adjust to the changing needs of our business.

Success Profile

What makes a Warehouse employee? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Efficient
  • Multi-tasker
  • Productive
  • Team player

Career Path

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  • Team Lead Path to Stock Room Manager
  • Stock Room Manager Path to Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Manager End of Path

Employee Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision and healthcare FSA, as well as health and wellness programs

  • Offering competitive PTO package with added days for years of service

  • Tuition reimbursement with opportunities for professional development

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description


Under broad supervision, the Material Handler II performs physical and administrative tasks related to material handling such as shipping, receiving, order fulfillment, returns, and storage. The Material Handler II also conducts cycle counts and resolves shipping discrepancies. This position lifts heavy items and operates a forklift.


  • May process Transportation Control Number verifications and returns.
  • Receives and processes inventory from branch returns. Verifies that the product is in sellable condition.
  • Processes sales and responds to customer inquiries by way of counter and telephone.
  • Unloads and directs movement of shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage and work areas.
  • Verifies and records incoming and outgoing shipments with the Warehouse Management System to ensure shipments include the correct product, quality, and quantity.
  • Gathers, verifies, and places items into order picking container for outgoing shipments.
  • Prepares packing slips, shipping labels, bills of lading, and other required documents as needed.
  • Ensures warehouse work areas and equipment are clean, orderly, and properly maintained.
  • Replenishes primary stock shelves from reserve stock locations as needed
  • Operates a forklift.
  • May perform driving duties as required.
  • performs other duties as assigned
  • Utilizes the Warehouse Management System to perform scheduled and non-scheduled cycle count.


Typically requires a high school diploma or GED and two (2) to four (4) years of related experience or an equivalent combination.


  • Possess the ability to comprehend and carry-out instructions provided in oral, written, and diagram format.
  • Basic computer skills, including information processing required.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong customer relationship skills.
  • Ability to work as a team in a fast-paced environment.


Ability to regularly stand, walk, talk, hear, and lift occasionally sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, or crawl. Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds, with assistance as necessary.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: Certified to operate a forklift. Valid driver’s license. Certified to handle hazardous material shipments.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No Supervisory Responsibility



Motion Industries offers an excellent benefits package which includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

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GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.


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