Material Handler

Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.  We are currently searching for a Material Handler at our Buckhannon, WV facility.

Responsibilities Include

Primary Function: To operate powered industrial trucks in handling aluminum coils, materials, supplies, and provide service to production and maintenance operations.
Position Duties:
  • Provide service to coil processing machines.      
  • Assist with annealing operations.
  • Supply machines with aluminum coils in accordance with production schedule.
  • Locate and store coils at machines for next process.
  • Load coils on coil carts for operators to place on payoff arbors.
  • Take finished material to next process.
  • Return empty steel drums to the proper area.
  • Store stock tagged material in correct location.
  • Pre-operational inspection of lift trucks.
  • Assist operators/assistants with scrap and transporting to the proper area.
  • Assist maintenance with changing forklift batteries.
  • Keep work areas as neat and clean as possible. 
  • Observe all safety rules.

Required Qualifications


High School Diploma or Equivalent



Industrial/Manufacturing work experience, Heavy Equipment Operator (Forklift)


Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.


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