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Material Handler - 1st Shift - Bruce, MS

Company Overview

We Look Forward to Meeting You!


We know finding the right job that fits your life is important. If you're looking for a manufacturing role in a company that offers a diverse and inclusive work environment, stability, competitive wages, and growth opportunities, then Haworth is the place for you! Regardless of your skill level or background, we believe everyone can contribute to our company's success. We value our members and invest in their development and well-being to help them succeed.


In business for more than 70 years, Haworth is a family-owned, global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. In addition to our heritage of innovative design and quality products, we are proud of our members who have contributed to our company's success and stability.

You're looking for a good job, and we're looking for good people. Let's meet!


Why Haworth? Find out here!


Here at Haworth, our Members enjoy the following benefits from their first day of employment:

  • 3.5 weeks (18 days) of paid time off and an option to purchase an additional week
  • Priority Health Insurance
  • 401k Benefit 
  • Annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Zero waste to landfill company which provides personal on-site recycling drop-of

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Material Handler to join our team in Bruce.

Provides material handling support to manufacturing workstations utilizing powered industrial trucks (PIT). Unloads and may load product to and from trailers.

Major Responsibilities

  • Operates PIT, strictly adhering to Haworth safety standards.
  • Accesses electronic production and warehousing systems to reference and/or print pick lists. Verifies order data, including part specs, counts, location, and delivery schedule. Backtracks pick process to verify or fix input or scan errors.
  • Operates PIT to pick, deliver and stage correct product to correct location.
  • Unloads and may load product to and from trailers. During loading process, ensures correct product is in correct sequence, following instructions to expedite off-loading process.
  • Inspects packaging and verifies labeling data.
  • Consolidates orders for shipping, systematically and physically. 
  • May wrap, band, label and relocate skids.
  • Investigates and documents production nonconformance issues.
  • Completes daily inspection PIT checklist, and performs routine battery maintenance. May change propane tanks.

Do you meet these qualifications?


  • 8th grade



  • One year warehouse experience helpful.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck certification.



  • Large machinery and equipment used in work areas.  Possibility of cuts, scrapes or bruises.
  • Moderate exposure to dust, noise, solvent, heat, paint, and lubricants. May also be exposed to glue, solvent, heat, paint, fiberglass, and denatured alcohol.
  • Constant mental and visual alertness required to avoid potential serious injury to self and others in all work groups.
  • Eye protection required; hearing protection may be required.
  • Moves and may lift materials and/or products weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally more (assistance given with heavier objects).
  • Walks, bends, twists, turns, reaches and lifts while performing functions of position.
  • Standing required for extended periods.
  • Work requires regular repetitive arm and hand movement.
  • May be required to climb stairs and ladders.


Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship required.

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to utilize appropriate electronic production system/warehouse system to complete job duties, as well as current technology tools, e.g. personal computer (PC), tablet, keyboard, mouse, RF gun. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good visual and depth perception.

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at

Cultural Competencies

Acting as a Champion for Change (IC)
Adapting to Others (IC)
Navigating Organizations (IC)
Pursuing Self-Development (IC)
Serving Customers (IC)
Supporting Coworkers (IC)

EEO, ADA, AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an ADA accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at or (616) 393-1600.

Requisition:  18052

Nearest Major Market: Greenwood

Job Segment: Industrial, Inspector, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Quality

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