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Material Handling Specialist Job



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Material Handling Specialist is responsible for receiving, shipping, storage, and distribution of parts, materials, and supplies within the facility under limited supervision. Works independently to meet operational objectives. Acts as lead and trains contract personnel hired to support operation when needed. Work is reviewed for overall accuracy, completeness, and soundness of judgement.

Company Information:

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc. through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.


  • Accomplishes all receiving and shipping of materials:
  • Receiving: Inspects, completes all paperwork, enters into computerized receiving system. Identifies all items, ensures proper storage or distribution, and distributes paperwork as required.
  • Shipping: Checks Shipping Authorizations for approvals, packages items, determines best method for shipping based on cost and arrival deadline, completes waybills, enters in computerized shipping system, and distributes paperwork as required.
  • Maintains records and location files for all parts and materials stored within the facility.
  • Maintains proper inventory of departmental supplies stored in the warehouse.
  • Identifies, labels, stores, picks up, and delivers materials as required.
  • Distributes incoming material or stores as required.
  • Operates forklift, pallet jacks, hand trucks and company vehicle for pickups and deliveries.
  • Keeps managers/peers/division personnel informed of work progress, support, problems or opportunities of which they should be aware.
  • Utilizes Situation Leadership basic principles and key actions in work activities.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with all employees. Shares information and learns from others as appropriate.
  • Observes established safety policies/procedures in daily work activity.
  • Promotes safety in work environment at all times.
  • Maintains good housekeeping.
  • Maintains knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets for hazardous chemicals used on the job and stored in the warehouse. Follows PTC Hazardous Chemical Procedure for acquisition of hazardous chemicals.


• High school graduate or equivalent with three to five years of related work experience in warehousing, distribution, and/or material control.
• Good driving record with valid Washington State driver's License essential.
• Experience with computers desirable.
• Certified as fork lift operator. Will provide certification.
• Certified in DOT Hazardous Material Shipping
• Ability to collaborate and work well within a team environment.
• Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Computer skills are preferred (i.e.: Microsoft Office products).

PACCAR Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

401k with up to a 5% company match
Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
Tuition reimbursement for continued education
Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Paid short-and long-term disability programs
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Materials Handling Specialist is $48,300 - $72,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.