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Material Handler

Materials | SMI - Automotive Division | Full Time

Job Description

Who are we:

Skilled Manufacturing, Inc., located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan, was founded on the principles of hard work and ingenuity. Our engineers and skilled manufacturing professionals aspire to perfection in each and every facet of our business.  SMI is proud to run a fully contained operation, allowing us to have 100% control of our quality and processes at all times. From writing our own programs to on-site robotic automation, everything we do is accomplished in-house at one of our three northern Michigan facilities. Adhering to the principles of lean manufacturing, SMI is dedicated to continuous process improvement. Testing, inspections and certifications are critical to our daily operation. These tight internal controls allow us to exceed customer expectations by consistently delivering a quality product, on time, within budget.

SMI Automotive supports the automotive industry in its quest to drive faster.

SMI Aerospace supports the aerospace industry in its quest to fly higher.

What are we looking for:

SMI is looking for a 1st shift Material Handler to join our team.

What the position entails:

Ability to load and unload trucks
Ability to position inventory, handle material safely and correctly
Ability to follow procedures and direction
Ability to keep warehouse organized and clean
Perform final audit function
Perform line stocking functions, including loading stock carts, keeping supermarket shelves organized
Crushing cardboard
Other material handling/moving
Ability to lift 40 lbs.
Ability to follow FIFO
Ability / willingness to be a strong team member, working to do what it takes to meet customer requirements, SMI requirements, Team requirements.

What you need:

Previous Material Handling Experience a must
Reliable Transportation
Attendance is an essential function of the job

What we will give you:

Traverse City. Located in Northern Michigan, offers a full array of year-around outdoor activities.  We also have a vibrant and ever growing shopping, restaurant, winery, micro-brewery and tourism industry. 

SMI offers a competitive compensation package! Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Accounts, 401(K) (After one year of service), Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Paid Vacations (after 60 days), Paid Holidays (after 60 days), Attendance Bonus Program and a personnel Referral Bonus program!   Opportunities for overtime are available.


If you are interested in joining the SMI Team - please submit your resume and cover letter to