Material Handler (Days)

Always willing to help others? We need your help today! The position of Material Handler presents a great opportunity for your career, if you have a desire to help others, an attention to detail, and are determined to exceed expectations.

*It is required that applicants have the availability to work days, nights, and weekends.*

Who is Paragon D&E?

Family owned and operated since 1942, Paragon D&E is a leader in advanced manufacturing. With a strong history in injection and compression tooling, Paragon has evolved into a multifaceted organization with a diverse product line serving Aerospace, Defense, Nuclear, Heavy Truck, Automotive, Agricultural, Oil and Gas and other industries. Paragon has a state-of-the-art facility with the latest machining technology and continually invests in our team and equipment. Paragon is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct in all that we do.  We believe that honesty and integrity create trust, which is the cornerstone of our business. We recognize that our success depends on the talent, skills and expertise of our people and our ability to function as a tightly integrated team.  Communication and respect are essential elements of a positive and productive business relationship.  We promote a caring and helpful approach to those we work with and the community around us.


This position is responsible for the movement of materials and jobs to ensure schedules are met.

include the following, other duties may be assigned

  • Operate an overhead crane and lift truck with trailer to move raw blocks and tooling for job preparations and job transitions for machining and assembly.
  • Utilize schedule board to assist in job transitions and task prioritization.
  • Ensure that material in the shop is identified and clearly labeled.
  • Check incoming material, verify shippers and prepare finished jobs for shipping.
  • Assist with finishing processes, including cleaning and deburring material, maintenance and clean-up for each job.
  • Support general housekeeping and shop organization.


Requires a high School diploma or equivalent and availability to work days, nights and weekends required.  Experience operating a crane and lift truck (with trailer) preferred.  Experience in a tool & die environment and a high-degree of mechanical aptitude is ideal.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.


Teamwork – Extremely responsive to help teammates who need or ask for their support or assistance. 

Communication – Keeps lines of communication open to ensure no misunderstandings and on-time delivery.

Safety Conscious – Adheres to safe work practices always while evaluating each work situation to eliminate the likelihood of an accident or unsafe condition.

Customer Oriented – Understands who their internal customers are and ensures their expectations are exceeded.

Situational Awareness – Understands the need to know what is going on around you to properly identify all of the hazards and potential outcomes associated with the task at hand.

Job Type:

Full Time

What next?

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