Material Handler

Location UK / Tyrone

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1378293

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Material Handler based in Coalisland


Northern Hydraulics Ltd is proud to be one of the UK’s top manufacturers of industry leading precision hydraulic cylinders. Throughout our 30 years in the industry, our global clients in the excavator, mining and quarrying and materials handling industry, have come to expect the highest quality products.

As part of our continued growth and expansion, we are currently recruiting for a material handler to join our production team.

Job Title:  Material Handler

Reporting to: Department Team Leader

Location: Coalisland, Co. Tyrone

Hours: 42 hours per week

Mon – Thurs: 08:00 – 17:30

Fri: 08:00 – 14:00

Salary: competitive, to be discussed at interview


  • Load, unload & moving goods and raw materials throughout the yard and production floor
  • Operating gantry cranes, winches & other material handling apparatus to assist in the loading & unloading of materials onto & off HGV vehicles
  • Checking goods inwards for any damage and reporting to purchasing department as necessary
  • Checking delivery documentation for goods inwards and ensuring quantities and specification of materials correspond
  • Providing information on e.g.) material shortages  to the purchasing department in a timely manner
  • Operating forklift trucks and powered pallet trucks to transport materials
  • Coordinate stock rotation of raw materials to the various departments within the factory
  • Coordinate the timely flow of material between the goods inwards yard and production areas
  • Receive all incoming stock and transfer in line with Company Kanban processes
  • Maintaining a good standard of housekeeping in the yard and work area
  • Securely packaging goods and loading on to HGV vehicles for dispatch
  • Supporting the saw zone & ensuring adequate flow of material to support this department
  • Any other duties, within reason & capability, as determined by team leader. 


  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Ability to work as a team & independently
  • Experience operating workshop machinery
  • Willingness to operate in line with company health & safety policy relative to the workshop environment
  • Willingness to obtain forklift license
  • Willingness to operate in line with company quality procedures
  • Willingness to be flexible in accordance with the business needs
  • Any other duties, within reason & capability, as determined by team leader


  • Experience in engineering environment
  • Experience/Understanding of lean manufacturing process
  • Forklift license
  • HGV license

To apply please send a copy of your CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below quoting ‘MATERIAL HANDLER’

Northern Hydraulics is an equal opportunities employer.