Material Handler 

LOCATION: Bowling Green / Kentucky (US-KY), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5064 | JOB GRADE: 10  

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                                               


To perform any or all of a variety of duties combining elements of assembly and material handling with clerical work such as recording of materials, loading, unloading, and moving materials in and out of storage and to work stations. May operate Tugger route.




  1. Makes up boxes and containers.
  2. Opens containers, loads and unloads material, verifies receipt and shipment quantities.
  3. Records receipts and disbursement of material, includes locating and pulling (or preparing) packing lists on incoming material, verifying load quantities and accuracy of receiving documents to be furnished to receiving clerk along with freight bill.
  4. Posts receiving reports on material.
  5. Properly records quantity of material delivered to and from shop floor, stores or shipping and furnishes data as required.
  6. Prepares paperwork for shipping, packing, moving to shipping, etc.
  7. Uses banding equipment, wrapping equipment, stapler or other means necessary for packing, storage or shipment of material excluding rigging.
  8. Uses CRTs, forms and documents as necessary to develop and maintain proper inventory control recording and documentation.  May include entry via CRTs.
  9. Moves material to and from various stations, load and unload (including scrap, waste, etc.) either by power truck or by hand as required.
  10. Keeps dock areas safe and clear of debris.
  11. Sorts and recycles shipping materials ensuring that the materials are properly separated for disposal.
  12. Operates trash compactor and cardboard bailer.
  13. Packs or repacks split-order material for proper storage, transit or shipment.
  14. Receives and delivers cardboard, wood, and other materials to production lines.
  15. Ensures proper storage of shipping materials.
  16. Utilizes safety equipment and observes all safety rules and practices.
  17. Performs record-keeping duties.
  18. Reports recognized defective material to supervisor.
  19. Follows all aspects of Standardized Work Instructions.
  20. Understands and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental policies (ISO14001). Is empowered to identify, stop, and communicate or escalate appropriate action in regards to safety, health, and environmental concerns.
  21. Understands current quality policies and procedures (IATF 16949). Is empowered to identify, stop, and communicate or escalate appropriate action in regards to product quality.
  22. Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.




Completion of high school diploma or GED 

One year of experience in a manufacturing or distribution operation.

Is or must be able to become certified in operating a Powered Industrial Truck.

Uses hand tools and production equipment appropriate to the work performed.

Attendance on the job is essential.

Must be able to work in a team orientated environment.

Must be able to follow instructions, safety rules and regulations.




In performing the essential elements of this position the following physical activities are required. The activities are measured in the amount of on-the-job time that is spent performing these activities.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more





















Using Hands or Fingers to Handle or Feel





Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl





Reach with Hands and Arms





Taste or Smell






In performing the essential elements of this position the following weight is required to be lifted or force to be exerted.  These activities are measured in the amount of weight lifted or force exerted and how often.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





Up to 100 pounds





More than 100 pounds





In performing the essential elements of this position the following vision requirements apply.





Close vision



Distance vision



Color vision



Peripheral vision



Depth perception



Ability to adjust focus






May be exposed to moderate heat, light dust and fumes.  Adequate hearing protection is required for 85 decibels and above.

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Hybrid Work policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green