Material Handler - 2nd Shift - Monday to Friday - 4 PM to Midnight at Atkore International in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:


Atkore is forging a future where all Atkore brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions to power and protect the world. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore manufactures electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions. Atkore's commitment to quality, delivery and value helps customers realize their vision. Atkore forges relationships and shapes the future with breakthrough results, enhanced technology, and innovative product offerings.

Atkore currently has an opening for a Material Handler in our New Bedford, MA facility. This position will be 3rd Shift (Midnight - 8:00 am), Monday through Friday (occasional overtime may be required including weekends). Training may take place on any shift.


The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in lean manufacturing or business system based company is a plus. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs daily safety inspection of forklift and work area.

  • Communicates with the previous shift.

  • Operates fork truck following safety rules and procedures.

  • Follow the maximum load limits and understanding the center of gravity and its effects on load limits and how to secure loads.

  • Transports finished goods and raw material to the designated areas.

  • Loading and Unloading trailers properly following inspection of all floors and walls of all incoming trailers before loading.

  • Secure trailer wheel chocks, install glad hand locks, trailer jacks when appropriate and complete the AFC Loading Dock Safety Sign Off Sheet.

  • Wrap steel returnable skids.

  • Turn in all finished goods inventory tickets.

  • Ensure the wrapping area is clean and organized.

  • Performs housekeeping of machine and area.

Qualifications include:

  • Proficient with all material handling and packaging devices including forklifts, pallet jacks and banding tools.

  • The ability to understand and follow plant safety rules, such as wearing required PPE (safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, and gloves)

  • Able to prioritize tasks and anticipate needs in order to effectively manage time in order to accomplish all tasks

  • Ability to perform other related tasks as assigned

  • Must be able to understand, interpret and carry out instructions in English.

  • Good work ethic and good attendance is mandatory.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)