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Material Handler


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production, Supply Chain Management & Warehouse


Laitram Machinery
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Laitram Machinery, Inc. has a position available for a Material Handler.  This individual will be a key player in maintaining the accuracy of inventory and communicating with Materials Management Supervisor.

For over 70 years, Laitram Machinery has pioneered the manufacturing of high-performance shrimp-peeling equipment, and more recently, steam cookers, blanchers, nut pasteurizers, roasters, and sorters.  All of our products are designed to increase efficiency, improve product quality and yield for processors worldwide. Laitram Machinery is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Stage parts for equipment builds prior to start
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and organization
  • Transfer incoming stock to storage locations
  • Perform all necessary transactions w/ Inventory Management Software
  • Pull parts for customer orders, ensuring order completion
  • Maintain floor stock of production hardware
  • Perform all necessary housecleaning duties to maintain a clean work environment


  • High school diploma
  • Able to work overtime and weekends when needed
  • Capable of passing Laitram Forklift Training certification
  • Capable of becoming proficient with software we use (MAPICS, Sharepoint, etc.)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Self-managed
  • Team Player
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize when you are falling behind, and adjust work speed to get back ahead
  • Great organization skills
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 50 lbs

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Warehouse and/or Manufacturing Environments
  • Experience in Receiving and Shipping a plus
  • Worked with manufacturing software and MS Office