Materials Assistant – Temporary, Summer (2019) employment

Company Name Supfina Machine Company, Inc. (view profile)
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted April 12, 2019
Job Type Part-time


This position will primarily supporting the materials handlers in managing all aspects of material storage and routing while maintaining inventory accuracy.  It is anticipated that there will be approximately 30 hours of work each week.

The start date can be flexible, but sometime after Memorial Day onwards or when school gets out.

Workweek:  Monday through Friday approx. 6 hours/day.  Start time:  approx. 8am

Rate of pay: $14/hour

Location:  181, Circuit Drive, North Kingstown, RI

Essential Functions

  • Loading, unloading, and moving material using pallet jack or forklift
  • Supporting the processing of inbound shipments, including unpacking, initial inspection, and receipt and filing documentation under the direction of the materials handlers
  • Routing/pulling material to inventory storage, inspection, and/or kitting locations under the direction of materials handlers
  • Creating storage locations and bins for assembly kits according to work orders and identifying complete kits ready for assembly
  • Packaging outbound material, including stretch-wrapping, foam, and  straps to secure any large items and/or machinery
  • Supporting the processing of outbound shipments, including creating labels
  • Supporting materials handlers with inventory cycle counts, organizing inventoried material, and monitoring the accuracy of inventory information
  • Maintaining clean, organized, and safe material storage and work areas, tools, and equipment
  • Prioritizing safety and compliance, reporting any issues or deficiencies to supervisor


  •  Due to the location and type of work, the minimum age of 18 years is required for this position.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to demonstrate teamwork.


High school diploma or equivalent