Material Handler I
Whitewater, WI  / Janesville, WI  / Fort Atkinson, WI 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our facility in Whitewater, WI is seeking a DC Material Handler I.


The Material Handler I will be responsible for all material handling needs, primarily picking warehoused parts and delivering to assembly areas to ensure efficient production. Work closely with production lines to ensure full utilization of people, materials, and equipment to meet customer demand. The Material Handler will be required to achieve company standards for safety, quality, and productivity. This position reports directly to Materials Manager or Supervisor.



  • Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
  • Work is supervised daily or weekly with assignments that encompass a well-defined set of tasks. Follows established procedures, processes, or policies. Work is reviewed frequently for overall adequacy and accuracy. Developing a good knowledge of the company and may be assigned to projects for career development.
  • Learning the principles, practices, and processes in the function or discipline. Developing the business knowledge required of the full job.
  • May resolve problems with assistance from peers or supervisor depending the level and complexity.  Follows defined procedures and practices.
  • Contacts are typically with immediate supervisor and other members of the team in the immediate organization.
  • Maintain stock area
  • Maintain fork lift daily inspections
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions, follows through on commitments.
  • Participate in team meets and exchange job related information              


Basic Qualifications:


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2 years of experience. 

Additional Qualifications:


  • Operate a forklift or other equipment to transport materials within the factory
  • Practice safe working habits, following safety guidelines to operation and support of company initiatives
  • Enter/maintain/transact materials in Generac ERP
  • Ability to identify and resolve basic problems
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Models positive and professional work ethics.
  • Effective communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications:                       

  • Basic problem solving knowledge.
  • Ability to perform basic reading, writing, and math functions.
  • Basic PC knowledge
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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