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Material Handler

Frederick, Maryland Contract Job ID: 2110133714
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Material Handler in Frederick, MD

What will you do?

  • Pick, pack, sort, arrange, count, store, and correctly process items for storage and/or shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements
  • Sustain a high level of quality to ensure customers receive correct product and in the time requested.
  • Receive materials and/or finished goods daily.
  • Verify the quality, type and amount of materials received are correct and that the appropriate documentation is present (e.g. packing list).
  • Work in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59-86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 - 23 degrees F).
  • Safely operate distribution equipment, as required.
  • Satisfactorily complete Client training requirements and operate within all ISO standards pertaining to site Distribution including, but not limited to, Control of Documents and Quality Policy.






    • High school diploma or equivalent required.


    • Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience.
    • Experience in logistics with a life science company preferred.
    • Proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet schedules required.
    • Must be able to operate powered industrial trucks and with the ability to operate the equipment at various heights.
    • Need basic computer skills to navigate ERP systems, Outlook and shipping software in order to support the operation in its daily functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

    • Good communication skills and customer service skills required.
    • Ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
    • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules.
    • Must be ready to start work on-time daily and maintain strong attendance performance.
    • Ability to receive and complete general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
    • Equipment training will be provided through one-on-one instruction, on-the-job training (OJT), Client generated Standard Training Protocol (STP) and/or other training documentation.

    Working Conditions:

    • Warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59-86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 - 23 degrees F).
    • Perform work of a highly repetitive nature.
    • Will walk, stand, reach, and lift up to 50lbs on a continuous basis.
    • Routinely push and pull up to 50lbs and regularly climb ladders.
    • May occasionally sit, kneel, crouch and crawl.
    • May handle packaged hazardous materials.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high -ear plugs will be provided if requested.
    • Due to business needs, must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.
    • Occasional local travel may be required between the two facilities (2-3 miles and will be notified in advance)
    • The physical demands described above are representative of those which are required to perform the essential functions of this position.
    More Details

    PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

    Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Weekly payroll
    • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
    • Completion Bonuses
    • Training
    • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

    PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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    PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
    If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

    The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

    PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

    As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
    For information please click on the following link: E-Verify