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Material Handler

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

York, PA, US, 17406


The York Casket Company, A Matthews International subsidiary, is seeking a qualified Material Handler for our Production Facility in the York, PA area for our Memorialization business segment.  This position will be responsible for moving materials, parts, or product Throughout the facility by way of lift truck, other material moving equipment or by hand in a safe and efficient manner to maintain the proper flow of materials through the production process according to production standards and schedules.  
 Competitive Starting Rate of $15.50 plus full benefits starting day one which includes: medical, dental, vision, Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution, short and long term disability (after 90 days), life insurance, earned time off (starts accruing immediately), 401(k) retirement plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan with company match  and a guaranteed annual bonus based on year of service.  


•Working in a fast paced production environment.
•Being responsible for loading and unloading materials within the shipping department.
•Working on your feet, being responsible for moving material/products in order for company to maintain efficient production.
•Working with an organization that provides the necessary training to complete the job and advance your career.

•Working within a production or warehouse environment?
•Handling material handling, loading an unloading products or a shipping or receiving duties?
•Prepared material for loading and previous experience with product unloading?

•Loads, unloads and moves materials throughout warehouse for use in production.
•Prepares material for loading onto vehicles.
•Ensures proper use of strapping, padding, etc. when loading/unloading from vehicles to prevent damage to product in transit.
•Reads, interprets work orders and shipping orders to understand where product and materials are to go.
•Operates necessary machinery to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
•Maintains records as required to track arrival, departure and location of materials and products.
•Additional duties as assigned.


•High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
•6+ months of previous loading/unloading experience preferred.
•Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
•Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•Ability to work overtime as necessary.


•Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
•Regularly lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. 
•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
•The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster