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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Material Handler - Monday - Friday - 6:00 am - 2:45 pm - Seasonal in Hanover Park, Illinois

Build a better career with MSC.

Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE ( to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Requisition ID :15985

Employment Type :Seasonal

Job Category :Operations / Warehouse / Distribution

Work Location :Hanover Park, IL (Whse)

State or Province :Illinois (US-IL)

Potential Work Location :United States : Illinois : Hanover Park

Material Handler - Seasonal - Monday - Friday - 6:00 am - 2:45 pm - No Weekends!

Compensation $17.25 / hour.


Responsible for performing any combination of tasks to ensure the orderly, timely, and correct flow of materials and product for selection and shipment on the distribution center floor. Tasks may include but are not limited to retrieving and distributing material(s), inspecting materials for packaging, preparing materials for shipment or storage by placing items in appropriate areas. This position must operate a cherry picker/ order platform picker as part of job.


  • Retrieve empty pallets, boxes, totes, and trash as needed in department.

  • Sort and locate material from floor to surplus location.

  • Retrieve and count product to fulfill customer orders.

  • Retrieve and count product to fulfill inter warehouse transfers.

  • Retrieve product from pallet rack or bins.

  • Complete paperwork accurately and timely for each order.

  • Wrap and weight pallets using stretch wrapper.

  • Scan orders using RF equipment to pallet license plates.

  • Operate all types of power industrial lift equipment and maintain assigned equipment.

  • Actively participate in general housekeeping activities.

  • Assist with periodic physical inventory activities.


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must be able to operate all power industrial lift trucks and must pass fork lift license requirements.

  • Must be able to read and write in English.

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals with or without hand-held calculators.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 US pounds.

  • Must be able to maintain production standards for 2 weeks on material handler position.

  • Must be able to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Proficient in using RF scanner.

    Why MSC? People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential.

    When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, Associate Inclusion Circles: Women, Pride, Black, Veterans, HOLA and DisABLEd as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

    Equal Opportunity Statement: At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law. By applying to this job you agree to the Application and Acknowledgment Declaration terms. Click HERE ( to review.