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Lead Material Handler

Location: Lexington, SC, United States
Date Posted: May 14, 2021
Category: Operations & Logistics
Job ID: 73155

Job Description


The Opportunity

Safety-Kleen Lexington, SC is looking for a Lead Material Handler to join their safety conscious team! The Lead Material Handler will be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient flow of supplies, assets, and inventory that flow in and out of the warehouse. Position may require travel away from home up to one or two weeks at a time.

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Pay for you to obtain your CDL
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist and maintain an effective materials supply department by carrying out all shipping and receiving duties in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Complete Order/Service Requests, monthly inventory counts
  • Arrange the warehouse supplies in a productive, logical manner and maintain it in the same manner
  • Accountable to track all shipments for KPI’s, as identified by Management
  • Ensure the purchase of materials and services are performed as required and consistent with policies and approval levels
  • Ensure all products are managed, arrangement and used in according to first in first out (FIFO) rules and maintain Par Levels to meet business demands
  • Provide management with real time data and reports when required
  • Act as the department lead and site manager
  • Provide assistance to other departments as needed
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors business

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Willing to travel away from home up to one or two weeks at a time
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a warehouse environment is required;
  • Previous experience operating a forklift is required;
  • Valid driver's license is required;
  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.        

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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