Material Handler I - 2nd shift

Mansfield, TX, USA Req #998
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company’s culture and how we operate as an organization.  We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future!

There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools!  

This is a 2nd shift role Mon - Fri 1:00pm - 9:30pm 
Klein is now offering a $2,000 sign on bonus and $1.00 shift differential for 2nd shift!! 

The Material Handler I is responsible for transporting inbound and outbound materials within a production cell. In addition, the Material Handler I will maintain and update various computer systems to ensure the timely delivery of manufactured product and accurate count of inventory.

  • Operate a forklift to transport inbound and outbound materials within production cells.
  • Update data within the computer systems including location and inventory count of all materials.
  • Verify material move requirements and check the status of orders to prepare for daily production schedules to ensure on-time delivery of finished products.
  • Correspond with supervisors or Material Handler II employees to resolve shortages of materials or inventory balance discrepancies.
  • Report accurate count of production parts and scrap by completing required paperwork and/or electronic entry.
  • Assist manufacturing team members with material requests and order additional components as needed.
  • Perform daily safety inspections of material handling equipment and weekly watering of the lift truck batteries.
  • Observe all safety guidelines and report safety concerns to management.
  • Follow lean manufacturing principles to help solve daily problems, improve efficiencies, and keep the work area organized and clean.
  • Follow all safety standards. Always prioritize safety over output. Communicate all safety concerns to your supervisor.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education development (GED) and one (1) year of related work experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand basic English. Must be willing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). Knowledge of 6S standards are preferred. Experience with IMI Series (AS400) is preferred.
  • Must be able to operate a Class II Sit-Down Forklift, RF Scanner, and Pallet Jack. Must possess knowledge in updating data and navigating through material requirements planning software and supply chain software (i.e. production reporting, inventory location/cycle count software, etc.).
  • Ability to demonstrate basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Ability to demonstrate a high level of safety awareness. Ability to read a production ticket, job packet, or bill of material for work orders. Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail. Ability to meet established deadlines.

Physical Demand Requirements

​DISCLAIMER: This position may include exposure to radio frequencies that may be dangerous to individuals with a pacemaker, consult with your doctor.

Walking, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)

Sitting or Standing, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)

Bending/twisting neck, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

Bending/twisting waist, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

Hand movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)

Arm movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)

Pushing/pulling weight (assisted), up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

Lifting weight, up to 35 lbs., up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
401(k) Company Match
Profit Sharing
Paid Vacation/Holidays
Shared Cost Medical & Dental
Flex Spending
Education Reimbursement Program
Employee Discount Program

Klein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at


Other details

  • Job Family Distribution and Logistics
  • Job Function Plant
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator z - Indirect Labor - Entry Level Role
Location on Google Maps
  • Mansfield, TX, USA