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Material Handler

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Rockford, IL, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location: Rockford, IL   

Functional Area: Distribution and Warehouse 

Number of Openings: 1 

Current Openings: 1.00 


Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.


We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.






The successful candidate assists in ensuring proper and timely delivery of customer products through a variety of shipping and receiving responsibilities.



  • Hands on involvement in all aspects of the distribution operations including small package, LTL, TL, returns, receiving, etc. 
  • Picks, processes, and packages as required.
  • Loads and unload trucks.
  • Assists in physical inventory, discrepancy resolution and performs cycle counting as required.
  • Ensures receiving, picking, and shipping accuracy.
  • Ensures product is labeled and packaged according to Wood specifications.
  • Operates forklift or other power driven equipment to load or move materials.  Ability to become certified and perform the proper forklift techniques.  Ensures forklift maintenance is up to date.
  • Safely operates a forklift to perform necessary functions while applying all OSHA required procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and workstations neat; maintain a clean shipping supply area; comply with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Must be flexible to work multiple shifts and scheduled overtime.



  • High School diploma preferred



  • Previous picking/packing experience is required.Ability to operate industrial lift trucks and other mechanical material handling equipment preferred.Must be able to read and write.



  • Position requires ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Work requires moderate speed and accuracy

  • Position requires the physical ability for repetitious bending, stooping, standing, and walking with the occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds unassisted.


HOURS:  8:30AM – 5:00PM





Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.


Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder, and Merit.  For more information, visit www.blount.com.


Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.  It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law. 


During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.  This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.



Nearest Major Market: Rockford