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Material Handler

Westfall Technik
United States, Kentucky, Elizabethtown
1300 West Park Road (Show on map)
November 25, 2023

Westfall Technik is a global holding company which provides innovative plastics manufacturing solutions to the healthcare, consumer package goods and light industrial vertical markets. The site locations, operating within the Westfall Technik enterprise, are internationally aligned with unmatched global reach in the industry. Our proprietary Stacked Integration Model enables us to operate leveraging a high degree of specialization, extensive capacities in end-to-end design, production and assembly, and first-class references in high-end manufacturing.


Competitive advantages such as vertical integration, speed-to-market and advanced manufacturing systems allow us to streamline our processes and be a complete solution provider positively impacting our customers' business. We are powered by experienced people with diversified capabilities and specialties. We pride ourselves in developing customized solutions with precision and care. So, while there is complexity to what we do; we simplify the process to deliver a customer experience that is enjoyable and easy; providing a single point of accountability.


This simple phrase captures what Westfall Technik is all about. The statement embodies the company's commitment to total support, complete manufacturing capabilities and its bold approach. It is our internal rallying cry. It is our philosophy. Nothing half-hearted.

Associates (and Customers) can be confident that this mantra drives the organization to be nimble, scalable and comprehensive ----no matter how complex the customers' challenge.

We look forward to having an interesting conversation with you.


Title: Material Handler

Position: Non-Exempt

Location: Elizabethtown, KY

Manager: No

Reports to: Production Manager


The material handler is accountable for assuring that product of an acceptable quality is properly packed in carton, for keeping the manufacturing area supplied with raw material, and for maintaining a steady flow of properly packaged and palletized finished products between the warehouse and manufacturing areas conforming to customer requirements.


  • Movement & preparation of all raw materials and finished product for manufacturing
  • Break relief
  • Assists technician and Inspector Packers when needed
  • Disposal of waste to proper container and regrind product as required
  • Prepares finished product for warehouse
  • Housekeeping and organization of facility
  • Recordkeeping as required
  • Operate all material handling equipment
  • Change films when needed
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Maintain and improve a safe working environment
  • Participate in problem solving & improvement teams
  • Maintain proper amount of additive at machine (color, etc.)


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Must always use correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the job


  • Must have good vision and hearing
  • Must be able to lift 55-60 lbs. at continuous intervals throughout the day
  • Must have normal dexterity
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Requires frequent bending, squatting and twisting motions; ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to pull finished product and 1000 lb. gaylords of material using pallet jack
  • Maintain clean & safe work area clear of obstacles and/or scrap product, tools, etc


The work environment is usually in the toolroom within a manufacturing facility with low to moderate noise level.

Westfall -Technik is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment