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Material Handler- Off-Shift- $18.91 plus differential- Granville, NY

  • Technical Production
  • United States GRANVILLE, N
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/17/2021

Position description

Provides support to the Manufacturing programs at the Granville, NY location, within the defined World Class Manufacturing (WCM) framework, in a manner consistent with Saint-Gobain EHS Policies and Principles of Conduct and Action. 

Candidates are applying to be considered for off-shift positions (2nd and 3rd shift). New hire base rate of $18.16 with $.75 increase at 6 months. In addition, $1.00 shift premium for both 2nd and 3rd shift. 

Under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Material Handler is primarily responsible for the efficient movement and tracking of raw materials, supplies, finished goods, and waste products in and out of all production work areas to ensure smooth continuous manufacturing operations.  As needed, the Material Handler may also assist in other assigned areas.  The Materials Handler operates powered lift trucks and manual hand trucks in moving a variety of materials to and from various places within and without the plant.


Delivers/removes raw materials, packaging supplies, and waste materials as needed.

Tracks moved materials in computer system per SOPs.

Assists operators in maintaining smooth flow of product throughout plant.

Assists in maintaining facility cleanliness.

Inspects and maintains material handling equipment per SOP.

Safely and efficiently operates material handling and tracking equipment.

Assists in conducting cycle counts and physical inventory of material.

Performs other duties as needed.

Recommends and implements methods to increase the quality of products and services.

Participates in self-development activities and training of others.

Exhibits safety awareness and safe work practices.

Performs other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business.

Exhibits good environmental practices and procedures consistent with job(s) performed and EMS (Environmental Management System) requirements.

Positions are required to work overtime as scheduled. This includes before/after shift or weekend shift. 







  • High School diploma or equivalent- Required

  • Associates degree- Preferred

  • Relevant forklift experience- Required

  • Relevant manufacturing work experience- Preferred

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs or more- Required

  • Basic computer skills- Required

  • Well organized and able to operate independently or as member of team with minimal supervision- Required  

  • Ability to read, interpret, and communicate decisions (oral and written) related to material flow and storage in English- Required 

  • Ability to work overtime- Required 

Saint-Gobain strongly encourages candidates to apply who can show a steady work history. Positions can lead to a long-term career for those who are committed to their future success. 


Additional Requirements

About Granville, NY:

  • Located within rural Washington County in Upstate New York.

    • Glens Falls/Queensbury, NY- 40 minutes

    • Saratoga Springs, NY- 50 minutes

    • Manchester, VT- 30 minutes

  • Bounded on the east by the Green Mountains of Vermont, the north by Lake Champlain and Lake George, the west by Saratoga Springs and the south by the Capital District.

  • Many local outdoor recreational opportunities. This includes a recreational trail that runs directly behind the site.

  • Not accessible by public transportation.

About the Facility:

SG Granville offers solutions for bonding, protection and insulation to the automotive, aerospace, energy, construction, electronics, medical, and general industry sectors.  Through the support of our four global research and development centers and our advanced polymer technology expertise, we create innovative solutions that enhance performance in the most extreme environments. Backed by a proud heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership, we are dedicated to working with our customers to solve today’s most extreme and demanding application issues.

For more than 50 years, SG Granville has been a proud member of the community- first as Sandon, then as Norton Company. The site continues to support the community with its philanthropic activities and employee volunteerism.

SG Granville employs around 115 employees over three shifts. We are a five day a week operation. We encourage candidates to apply who are looking for a career and not just a job. With highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, we ensure our employees feel rewarded for their contributions.  With low turnover and an average service time of over 15 years there are many employees who have made a long-term commitment to the success of SG Granville.

Candidates are impressed with our starting hourly rates and the earnings potential from merit increases. Yearly bonuses, 401(k) with match, and pension add to the total rewards package.  

Finally, the opportunity to live where you work affords employees the opportunity to have a great job and still easily be involved in community/family activities.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges. 

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Composites, and together, let’s protect what matters most!

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