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Applied Materials Material Handler III in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Key Responsibilities

  1. Prioritizes daily stores activities. May perform satellite receiving functions. May perform materials pick-up or drop-off at vendor sites (requiring the use of a van or truck).

  2. Investigates customer inquiries, cycle count discrepancies and non-conformances. Performs cycle count to verify and maintain inventory. Locates, audits, and transfers kits or materials as required in preparation for shipment.

  3. Receives parts and updates inventory records or shortage reports; may perform transactions in Oracle, SAP, or other inventory systems. Verifies vendor delivery before accepting parts and/or inventory. May monitor, update and maintain shortage reports including review of work orders.

  4. Coordinates processing of non-conformances. Regulates and prepares material for delivery to the cleanroom environment.

  5. Under direction from management, prevents accumulation of excess material. Moves stock as required. In a manufacturing environment, may replenish empty line-side bins and/or regulate material movement to the manufacturing floor.

  6. Reviews M.R.P. for upcoming work order, project status, and W.I.P. Expedites receipt of materials from vendors/suppliers.

  7. Trains / certifies other Material Coordinators as required. Follows documented business processes. Under direction from supervisor, purges stock of excess and obsolete material. Takes action necessary to rework, transfer, or scrap these items.

  8. Operates powered industrial vehicles as assigned; may operate pallet jack, electric pallet jack and/or forklift. May drive a van or truck if necessary, or operate overhead crane. Adheres to all safety standards and protocols; participates in addressing safety concerns.

Functional Knowledge

  • Has developed proficiency in a range of processes or procedures to carry out assigned tasks

Business Expertise

  • Has a basic understanding of how the team integrates with others


  • May provide informal guidance and support to more junior team members

Problem Solving

  • Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or infrequently occurring based on existing precedents or procedures


  • Impacts the quality of own work and its contribution to the team

Interpersonal Skills

  • Uses communication skills to regularly exchange information



High School Diploma/GED




Years of Experience:

2 - 4 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.