Material Handler 

LOCATION: Bowling Green / Kentucky (US-KY), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3481 | JOB GRADE: 09 


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 combined with elements of operating a forklift and general material handling. This includes shipping and receiving docks, as well as, running the Tugger routes as needed. Must have knowledge in recording receipts and disbursements of materials; loading, unloading, and moving materials in and out of storage, and to workstations.



  1. Reads fork truck routes, and performs work as assigned by department supervisor.
  2. Delivers material to designated areas. Puts away material to designated areas.
  3. Accurately uses scan guns to transfer material to bin locations in SAP.
  4. Attaches appropriate labels and tags to products and packages.
  5. Notifies supervisors of any mechanical or material issues.
  6. Follows written and/or verbal instructions from Supervisors.
  7. Interprets material flow work orders.
  8. Loads/unloads packages using proper handling equipment.
  9. Transports material as required using proper handling methods.
  10. Builds containers and pack parts in accordance with packing specifications.
  11. Verifies part numbers and places them in appropriate containers.
  12. Ensures material accuracy through auditing, counting, and visual inspection of part numbers.
  13. Is responsible for verifying that own work is in compliance with requirements.
  14. Performs record-keeping duties.
  15. Reports recognized defective material and equipment to supervisor.
  16. Supports the training process of new employees.
  17. Utilizes safety equipment and observes all safety rules and practices.
  18. Follows all aspects of Standardized Work Instructions.
  19. Performs miscellaneous and related tasks that are an integral part of job classification.
  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 is required

Must be able to operate various pieces of warehouse equipment, such as, forklift and pallet jack.

Must be able to acquire forklift license in timely manner.

At least two years of work experience in a manufacturing assembly environment operating powered industrial equipment is required.

Maintains good attendance in accordance with attendance policy, including working overtime when required.

      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.  Some outside assignments could involve exposure to adverse weather conditions.  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
- Telework 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