Material Handler - Brooklyn Park, MN (Full-Time)

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota Brooklyn Park , MN 55443

Posted 1 week ago

Position Summary:

This position is responsible processing merchandise to meet daily production standards and goals, along with promoting and adhering to Goodwill-Easter Seals' mission and values.

A day in the life: In a typical day, a Material Handler can expect to...

  • Operations: Adhere to policies and procedures, process gaylords in a timely manner, consistently meet or exceed production goals.

  • Customer Service: Create a high level of customer service throughout the facility, ensuring all customers experience a welcoming atmosphere.

  • Safety & Asset Protection: Follow and adhere to loss prevention and safety procedures and initiatives.

  • Services & Programs: Provide a work environment to train and develop participants in achieving their goals


  • Work-life balance: operating hours Monday - Friday 8 AM to 6 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 6 PM with rotating weekend shifts, limited holiday hours.

  • Benefits: employee discount and competitive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) plans

GESMN retail locations have COVID-19 safety protocols to help employees feel safe and secure. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided to employees, including gloves, masks, and eyewear.

  • 6-foot distancing standards and signage in place for employees and customers.

  • Plexiglass dividers at every cash register.

  • Contactless donations drop-off process for no contact with customers.

  • Daily health checks to prevent transmission.

About You:

Required Knowledge & Skills:
  • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to communicate effectively with supervisors, employees, and customers.

  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to prioritize.

  • Excellent decision-making skills.

  • Strong attention to details.

  • Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service.

  • Ability to interact with a diverse population in a human-services setting.

  • High level of initiative and self-motivation.

  • Perseverance and commitment to getting the job done.

  • Full-time position requirements:

  • Open schedule availability including a combination of days, nights, and weekends, totaling at least 35 hours per week.

  • Willingness and ability to be cross-trained, and to train in new employees.

Prior Experience & Education:

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

About Us:

  • Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides education, job training and placement services to eliminate barriers to work and independence.

  • Revenue from 50 retail stores, along with other contributions, supports programs throughout MN.

  • We divert over 65M pounds from landfills annually and place 4 people in the workplace every day!

  • Read more about us here!

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. GESMN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.

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Material Handler - Brooklyn Park, MN (Full-Time)

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota