Sunrun, Inc

  • Material Handler

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Supply Chain
    Requisition ID
  • Overview



    The Material Handler is responsible for the accurate receiving, putaway, picking, packing, and shipping of product.  Other responsibilities include maintaining inventory control and ensuring that all shipping and receiving documents and functions are completed accurately and on time. This role communicates with both internal and external customers as required and with the transportation department.  The Material Handler is responsible for maintaining accurate records of all inventories. Additionally, this role accounts for defective or damaged product and performs proper transactions to move product to appropriate sub-inventory. Individuals in this position will operate a liquefied propane or electric forklift to move, stack and store product



    •         Loads, unloads, sorts, stages and transports product into and out of our Distribution Center.  Individuals in this position must work cooperatively with other Material Handlers, Logistics Specialists, and Warehouse personnel in other branches in a safe, accurate and productive manner with little supervision.
    •         Accepts, inspects, and signs for inbound merchandise as necessary.  Counts all products, compares to delivery document, and checks for damage.  Reports shortages, damages, and mis-shipments on appropriate forms and to the Buyers.
    •         Efficiently picks internal and external customer orders for shipment, ensuring that the correct quantity and type of product is picked.  Assembles orders for shipment. Carries or transports orders to shipping location or delivery platforms with material handling equipment.  Stencils, tags or marks orders as requested.
    •         Properly secures loads, ensure loads are within weight limits and packaged securely to minimize damage during transport.
    •         Ensures outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.  Follows company quality guidelines. Repacks and weighs any orders that require such handling.  Reports quality variances. Conducts physical inventories and cycle counts as required. Assists in resolving any cycle count/inventory discrepancies. Maintains product locator system.
    •         May help with light assembly and record storage.  Light assembly is defined as assembly of light mechanical, industrial, metallurgic, and electrical component parts or sub-assemblies that may require the use of hand tools.
    •         Maintains a clean, neat and orderly work area.  Assists in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conducts operations in a manner that promotes safety.  Complies with OSHA and other appropriate standards. Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other Material Handlers to do the same.
    •         Safely operates forklift or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting product.  Maintains equipment in a neat and clean fashion. On a daily basis, inspects equipment that employee has been assigned.
    •         Has a passion for quality and the accurate processing of product (both inbound and outbound) including maintaining inventory accuracy.  Makes suggestions for improvements and acts on them.
    •         Works cooperatively and productively with Department Heads and other Associates in order to complete tasks.  Coordinates as necessary with other departments/functions, especially Customer Service, Transportation, Implementation and occasionally the customers themselves.
    •         Arranges cartons on pallets keeping in mind size and characteristics (i.e., easily crushable, etc.) in mind.  Performs labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed.
    •         Works productively (i.e., receiving product, picking product, packing product etc. at or above the established rate) with little supervision.
    •         Provides and inspires outstanding service to customers by maintaining attention to detail and completing assigned work in a timely manner.

    ·         Completes additional duties as assigned by Distribution/Branch Management.



    •         A high school diploma or equivalent is required
    •         Must be eighteen years of age or older
    •         Minimum 6 months experience in a Distribution or Fulfillment warehouse environment
    •         Attendance: Proven record of exceptional attendance and reliability
    •         Initiative: Ability to think and take constructive action at work without being urged; skill and ability in taking the lead in forwarding new ideas or work methods
    •         Safety Orientation: Demonstrates awareness of company safety policies and procedures; includes ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
    •         Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to change or adapt work practices, priorities, or procedures or to reschedule activities in response to changing conditions or multiple work demands
    •         Teamwork & Attitude: Ability to work well with others in a group, cooperate with others, offer to help when needed, maintain a positive and collaborative attitude even in challenging situations, and foster a team climate within the group where members are committed to a common goal.
    •         Problem Solving: Using a systematic and effective approach in analyzing information in order to come up with good business solutions to problems
    •         Knowing the Business: Maintains a high level of knowledge of Distribution Center operations, products, etc.  Makes an effort to understand our customer, in particular Jobsite and Branch operations that we ship to daily.  Understands company’s values and culture. Understands the impact of inventory accuracy on costs and profits.
    •         Foundational Skills: Ability to understand written material and ability to write using correct spelling and punctuation; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using fractions or decimals.  
    •         Special Requirements:  Must have responsible work habits and pass any pre-employment test, drug test, and background check.  Forklift certified.


    •         Ability to work safely in a warehouse environment
    •         Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
    •         Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings
    •         Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)





    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.



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