Brownells Warehouse Material Handler in Montezuma, Iowa

Requisition Number: MONTE-40-WHMATHR-07-2016-001

Job Title: Warehouse Material Handler

City: Montezuma

State: IA

Warehouse Material Handler

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Description/Job Summary

Brownells enjoys a great reputation in its industry and a great team to drive that brand, but we’re constantly growing and need passionate people like you to join our team. As a family-owned company for more than 75 years, we can’t wait to meet

you -- and your family.

Speaking of your family, they come first, and we’ll always do our best to help you spend the most time with them possible. In fact, we can prove it. We’re the proud recipients of

The Alliance of Work-Life Progress Seal of Distinction in both 2014 and 2015. We achieved this by implementing a number of employee-friendly programs including flexible work arrangements, and numerous initiatives designed to enhance the quality of

the lives of our team members and their families.

Because of our great team, we’re able to maintain a small-company feel, backed by the Midwestern values of honesty, integrity and respect, while being an internationally-recognized brand with customers in more than 60 countries worldwide.

We’re proud to be a progressive company in a traditionally conservative industry, we’re proud of our shooting heritage and we are

Serious About Firearms.

General Summary:

Works in the warehouse or stock room to pull items to meet parts lists. Ensure that a requested kit is directed to the appropriate area. May be certified or trained in operating machinery used for moving heavy items.

Basic skills with moderate level of proficiency. Consults with senior peers on non-complex projects to learn through experience.

Works under close to moderate supervision.

Little latitude for independent judgment

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Material Handling

  • Unloads and loads product from/to incoming and outgoing delivery trucks in a safe manner.

  • Verifies proper receipt of products.

  • Moves pallets of product to designated area in the facility.

  • Picks orders.

  • Stocks product.

  • Stocks office supplies for internal office areas.

  • Reads work orders or receives and listens to oral instructions to determine work assignment.

  • Performs other routine jobs as directed by leadership.


  • Responsible for clean-up of designated areas.

  • Conducts all aspects of the material handling job safely and efficiently.

  • Receives and applies training in the proper handling, movement and storage of materials.

  • Reports safety violations to Supervisor or Manager.

  • Corrects observed unsafe handling practices of self and peers.


  • Contributes to Brownells’ goal of providing a hazard-free workplace.

  • Participates in continuous process improvements


  • Works cooperatively with management personnel and fellow employees to accomplish objectives.

  • Works within a team


  • Assists in filling out forms and documenting material movement and location of inventory to ensure timely, damage-free, and accurate shipments and stock...

Position Requirements

Education, Knowledge, and Experience

  • H.S. Educ. Or Equivalent

  • Shipping processes

  • Forklift experience

  • Haz-Mat Shipping Regulations

  • Haz-Mat

  • Ladder safety

  • Organize and store supplies

  • Inventory records

  • Shipping materials

  • Receiving materials

  • Locating materials

  • Transporting materials

  • Picking orders

  • Stacking pallets

  • Procedural knowledge


  • Data entry

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Decision making

  • Time management

  • Teamwork/Collaboration

  • Continuous Performance Improvement

  • Operate a forklift

  • Gathering and using information

  • Basic reading

  • Basic writing

  • Arithmetic computation


  • Ability to posess a valid Driver’s License

  • Able to operate company vehicles

  • Able to read written instructions

  • Frequent lifting up to 72 lbs.

  • Able to safety climb ladders

  • Able to work at heights up to 30 feet

  • Work in conditions ranging from 40-100 degrees

  • Operate Hand Jacks

  • Able to safely operate lifts

Attributes and Strengths

  • Safety awareness

  • Willing to cross train to other departments

  • Accountability

  • Customer focus

  • Adaptability

  • Detail orientation

  • Quality orientation