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Material Handler – Automation

Open Position

Location: Richmond Virginia
Posted Date: 10/08/21

Job summary:
AMF Bakery Systems is looking for a driven Material Handler to join our automation department. The role will accurately put away, pick, and deliver parts for internal assemblies.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assure that all safety procedures and policies are followed
  • Pick and present and deliver picked parts to internal assembly departments
  • Accurately pull, count, and issue product from racks for delivery to various production areas
  • Inventory checking/counting, annually and as required
  • Assist in the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Practice Customer service skills when interacting with other companies and internal customers
  • Inspect deliveries for damage and correct quantities and report such on time
  • Work closely with internal customers to resolve picking issues promptly
  • Provide backup support for other areas of the departments as necessary

Knowledge, skills, and abilities should include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to operate a forklift truck in a safe manner
  • Load and unload trucks as necessary
  • Ability to comprehend verbal and written instructions
  • Basic math and organizational skills
  • General warehouse experience preferred
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
  • Computer literate D365 or equivalent ERP system experience a plus
  • Knowledge using MS Office products
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize daily tasks according to importance


  • High school education or equivalent
  • Some warehouse experience required
  • Lift/fork truck experience preferred

Working conditions:

  • Indoors (95%) and outdoors (5%) working conditions
  • The facility is heated in winter but not air-conditioned in summer
  • Teammate must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours. Kneeling, squatting, bending over, and standing for long periods may be required to perform assigned tasks
  • Safety steel-toed shoes and safety glasses are required
  • Long pants and a sleeved shirt (short sleeve at a minimum) are required
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and motivation letter to recruiting@amfbakery.com

Bakeries around the world partner with AMF Bakery Systems for best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions. From mixer to marketplace, our solutions enhance operations, products, and bakery successes. With a global reach and local presence, AMF is the only truly global partner to provide complete system solutions that help bakeries grow. AMF Bakery Systems is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.