Warehouse Material Handler - In-House Print 3rd Shift
Job Details
Corporate Headquarters - Huntington Beach, CA - Huntington Beach, CA
Full Time

Position Summary:

Teacher Created Materials is a 45-year old, award-winning educational publisher. We are looking for a team-oriented individual to join our Warehouse Operations team for our 3rd Shift (from 10:00 pm. to 6:30 am). The Material Handler – In-house Print position will be responsible for day-to-day print production and maintenance of the printer fleet. Internal print shop services include four color printing, cutting/trimming, work order management, UV coating/lamination, and other finishing responsibilities. This position will focus on exceptional internal/external customer service levels while improving cost efficiency and quality of work. As well as assisting in additional warehouse functions.


Teacher Created Materials offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off plus Company Holidays
  • Generous 401(K) Match
  • Generous Childcare and Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Plus more!

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand job tickets. Use job ticket information to ensure production is produced according to specification
  • Perform quality checks according to established procedures to ensure high quality of production
  • Monitor printer efficiencies & speed to ensure production levels meet or exceed standards & make appropriate adjustments
  • Assist in workflow and process improvement planning
  • Must have the ability to maintain organization with multiple projects, prioritize workflow, adhere to timelines, and meet deadlines
  • Observe machines in operation and make necessary adjustments as needed
  • Identify workable production solutions when troubleshooting
  • Ensure deadlines are maintained and company objectives are met
  • Meet all performance standards and metrics aiding the ability to meet customer deliverables
  • Assist in maintaining printer and inventory supplies as needed
  • Must be prompt, courteous, professional and take pride in work
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the overall safety and cleanliness of equipment and area
  • Understand capabilities of print shop equipment
  • Ensure required assets and information are accurate prior to job execution
  • Monitor equipment and supplies to ensure effective replenishments
  • Pick, pack, and ship orders according to established standards
  • Process external mail and other related parcel items
  • Operate material handling equipment, manifest shipping system and barcode scanners
  • Receive and pick up items for immediate, next day or future delivery
  • Load and unload trucks. Move material utilizing pallet jack or sit-down forklift
  • Receive and deliver internal mail throughout the office
  • Process return to stock receipts
  • Assist in the slotting of high-frequency inventory materials
  • Responsible for maintaining the warehouse floor. Cleaning, stacking, sorting etc.
  • Process inventory transactions related to the movement of goods
  • Perform cycle counts as needed
  • Replenish product that has been received and assigned to a bin location
  • Prepare boxed or bundled materials for distribution or storage.
  • Assist and advise other production departments on order fulfillment-related issues
  • Participate in corrective action teams to effectively manage operational issues

Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate may have the following education, work history, knowledge and skills.

  • Experience: Print Operations, with task management experience. Experience in a large company with well-established processes and system.  Prior experience in implementing printing and finishing equipment
  • Knowledge and skills:  Experience with Konica Minolta Accurio Press C2070 a huge plus. Print Production equipment including: binding, paper, cutting/trimming and laminating a plus.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Personality and Character:

The ideal candidate will have the following traits:

  • Willingness to effectively communicate with Customers, Management and Staff
  • Ability to work alone and without the assistance of a Production Manager
  • High level of enthusiasm to contribute and advance
  • Ability to multi-task and handle daily deadlines in a fast-paced production environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent daily use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.
  • Frequent standing and walking.
  • Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Sit for extended periods of time; including at a computer.
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.
  • Occasional travel to out of state facility.
  • Frequent short distance travel between 3 local facilities.

Work Conditions:

  • General office and warehouse environment.
  • Frequent exposure to material handling equipment.
  • Occasional exposure to high and precarious places.
  • Frequent exposure to varying temperatures and outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.