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Material Handler I - 2nd Shift at Elgin Sweeper

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, Illinois

Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit:

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.

Sold and serviced through a network of more than 100 dealer locations worldwide, Elgin Sweeper products are the sweepers of choice for a variety of general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications. With more than 100 years of experience, Elgin Sweeper offers municipalities, contractors and industries the most sweeper options in the country, using the latest sweeping technologies—mechanical, pure vacuum, regenerative air, alternative fuel and waterless dust control. Elgin Sweeper is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group. For more information, visit

Summary of Position

Working under direct supervision and electronic reports, to perform duties to distribute parts to inventory and work cells.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Load/Unload trucks and document transaction in accordance with established procedures.

  • Perform cycle counts in accordance with established procedures.

  • Pull orders/components and deliver to appropriate areas.

  • Empty chip and scrap buckets into correct receptacle.

  • Perform forklift audit and preventative maintenance.

  • Move material to appropriate areas throughout the plant and document in accordance with established procedures.

  • Assist welder/operators with lifting and moving materials.

  • Support area with damage free skids and pans.

  • Investigate and resolve identified problems with orders.

  • Use appropriate software system to verify status of inventory.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area complying with all 5S initiatives.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Follow and comply with all safety and personal protective equipment requirements.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs. 

  • Must be able to pass Fork Lift Certification process

  • Possess basic computer operating and data entry skills with knowledge of shipping software.

  • Ability to use pallet jack and overhead crane preferred.

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.