Material Handler

Alliance, OH 44601, USA Req #1817
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets. We are also the largest distributor of tools, equipment and supplies for the tire, wheel, and under- vehicle service industry in the United States. Myers Industries was started in 1933, by Meyer and Louis Myers, as a tire supply storefront in Akron, Ohio. In 1946, the Company began manufacturing plastic and rubber products related to the tire industry for distribution. In 1963, Myers Industries, Inc. was established and grew into a diversified plastics manufacturer and tire repair supply distributor. Since then, Myers Industries has expanded to become a leading polymer manufacturer of material handling containers and distributor of tire repair and retread products for both domestic and international markets. 

Job Overview 

The responsibility of the Material Handler is to proactively maintain flow of materials and products through a high volume, fast paced plant environment.


Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                         

  • Moves, stores, and spaces materials as directed
  • Delivers materials and molds to various departments and between plant locations following prescribed practice or instructions
  • Assists with loading and unloading materials and goods from incoming and outgoing trucks
  • Uses tow motor and hand truck to transport materials
  • Follows all safety requirements



  • 1-2 years’ experience in manufacturing preferred
  • Experience and competency using tow motors required
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to read and write proficiently in English 
  • Ability to use hand and power tools 
  • Ability to operate and maintain industrial equipment 


Working Conditions 

  • Able to work in a hot humid environment for extended periods of time. 
  • This job is in a typical manufacturing environment, to include, but not limited to: 
  • Ovens, torches, and rotating tools 
  • Forklifts and other moving machinery 
  • Loud work environment 


Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to remain stationary with intermediate walking throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to potentially lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be comfortable riding in a tow motor for an extended period of time.
  • Must be able to perform movements such as walking, bending, twisting, pulling, turning, and standing.

Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function Operations/Indirect
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Alliance, OH 44601, USA