Material Handler

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Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US, 24085

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Maag Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer, Ettlinger, AMN, and Witte – seven successful and well-experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As a manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing, and filtration systems, and pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries

Main position objectives

The shipper/receiver position provides the initial inspection on incoming commercial items from suppliers and final quality check on the orders to the customer. They help to promote the high standard of customer service that Maag Gala Inc. has built. Insuring that all orders are received accurately and shipped on time to our customers.

Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies

(List 8-10 specific tasks – start each description indicating an action e.g. leads, advises, develops etc.)

  • Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders/ Bill of Material. 
  • Ensures orderly production and distribution of products by pulling orders from inventory, delivering production materials and supplies where needed, and staging finished product final distribution.
  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and keeping materials and supplies in stock, recording the location of inventory, and reporting discrepancies.
  • Contributes to the orderly operation of stock and/or materials storage area.
  • Maintain inventory records and perform cycle counts to ensure accuracy of stock levels.
  • Operate a forklift to load/unload trucks and to remove/replace items on inventory shelves.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor.

The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention and occupational safety as well as environmental safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people, facilities, assets, material and environment actively.

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from company needs. This job description reflects current status, right to make changes reserved.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job in a factory setting, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud and PPE may be required.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.  The employee must be able to lift items up to 80 pounds.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be in a warehouse situation and subject to changing environmental conditions. Including, but not limited to: temperature variations, humidity, rain, snow, wind and direct sunlight.

Job Specification

Education (area of studies, Management, IT etc.)


  • High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus).
  • Basic computer skills.


  • Willingness to learn new skills to advance in the company.


Professional experience (description incl. No. of years)


  • Possess valid forklift license or willingness and ability to obtain license.
  • Detail Oriented
  • 2+ years of Warehouse experience


  • Ability and willingness to work on multiple projects at the same time.

Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win
  • Customer-focused
  • Focus on task at hand


Company Profile

Gala Industries, Inc. (Gala) is an international manufacturer of pelletizing systems, centrifugal pellet dryers and accessory equipment.   


Gala is a division of Maag - A Dover Company.  The worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems and filtration systems for demanding applications in the plastics, chemical, petrochemical, and food industries.  



The foundation of our success is found in Maag’s core values:

•           Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit

•           Winning Through Customers

•           High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust

•           Expectation for Results

•           Respect and Value People


Available benefits include:  401K, paid annual holidays, medical coverage, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and more!


Maag and its related companies provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  Maag is committed to protecting the safety, health and well-being of all employees and individuals in our workplace.  Maag is a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace.


Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

Job Segment: Industrial, Chemical Research, System Administrator, Chemical Engineer, Forklift, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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