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Why You Should Work Here

Award Staffing supports career seekers with temporary placement, seasonal jobs, temporary-to-hire jobs, and direct-hire placements. Award offers attractive benefits packages and for three years has been recognized by the Star Tribune as a top place to work.

Material Handlers work full-time from Monday to Friday. A Material Handler works 1st Shift with hours starting at 8:00am to 5:00pm. Award Staffing’s Material Handler jobs are temp-to-hire. This position is accessible through personal transportation.

Job Description

Select correct items and quantities for order, visually inspecting items for defects during picking and packing process, and then prepare orders for shipment, checking items picked against picking list ticket for accuracy.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Select correct item and quantity for order, visually inspecting items for defects during picking and packing process to ensure that product quality standards are maintained
  • Prepare orders for shipment, check items picked against picking list ticket for accuracy, select and set up shipping carton, pack properly, and apply proper labels
  • Operate manifesting software and system. Prepare bills of lading, shipping labels and all necessary paperwork for truck orders or international shipments
  • Stack labeled cartons onto proper outbound pallets for small package shipments
  • Notify supervisor of inventory shortages as well as discrepancies between available inventory indicated on picking ticket and actual inventory
  • Restock pick locations with items needed from warehouse bulk locations, and record those replenishment activities in our inventory system
  • Assist in the loading of outbound shipments
  • Assist in the scheduling and unloading of freight, and the receiving process of that freight. Including stock put away and the receiving computer work
  • Participate in cycle counting of inventory
  • Learn and assist in the basic machine prep activity of battery installation
  • Moderate physical effort required to continuously lift 25 to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds (team lift anything over 50 pounds)
  • Perform all other warehouse operations related duties as assigned

Minimum Years of Experience

Forklift experience (stand up, sit down, hand pallet jack). High school diploma or equivalent. Read, speak, write in English. Lift 25-50 pounds continuously; team lift for more than 50 pounds. Ability to utilize shipping software. Experience in pick/pack and shipping.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$15 per hour


  • Medical Insurance

    Individuals working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for the Minimum Essential Coverage Group Health Plan. New associates are eligible on the 1st of the month following 60 days from their date of hire.

  • 401K
    Following one year and 1,000 hours of employment, individuals are eligible to participate in our

    401k retirement savings plan. Award Staffing has make matching contributions up to 4%.

  • Paid Vacation
    Award associates are eligible for 40 hours of paid vacation after 1,600 hours of work in a

    calendar year.

  • Paid Holidays

    All Award associates are eligible to be paid for five national holidays upon completing 500 hours of work within one employment anniversary year while working an average of 35 hours per week between each holiday.

Application Information

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About Company
Award Staffing is a leading job placement firm in the metro area, operating through six offices across the region. For three years, Award has been recognized as a Star Tribune top place to work.

10700 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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