Material Handler (Machine Shop)

Job Category: Operational
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Singapore

Reports to: Machine Shop Manager

Role Requirements

  • To support the operations department by ensuring the safe and timely movement of all materials in and out of the machine shop

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all materials are marked correctly and match corresponding work orders in grade, size and quantity
  • Follow production schedule created to ensure all machines are fully loaded with material. Transfer materials between machines after completion of operation to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ensure incoming materials and in process materials are flowing smoothly. Generally oversee the movement of material within the Machine shop
  • Assist machinist with the set-up and breakdown of work piece and the changing of drill tubes
  • Manage swarf disposal including transfer from skip bins to large bins for collection. Ensure the correct separation of the material grades during transfer
  • Report and manage the receipt of all goods into the machine shop
  • Manage outside yard space for WIP/pending orders. Ensure all material locations are maintained
  • Engaged in lifting, transporting, storing, and also loading of long/short materials utilizing forklifts, cranes, hoists and pallet jack.
  • To coordinate the flow of materials and maintain the tidiness of machine shop in a safe and efficient manner
  • Operate all tasks within the Howco Group safety policies and procedures.


  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills 

Accountabilities and Performance Measures

  • Safe and timely movement of materials required by production

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Must be able to work in a physically demanding role – The work involves forklift driving, crane handling and other handling equipment
  • Possess Forklift License with minimum 2 years of forklifting experience
  • With a minimum of 2 years of material handling experience

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