Reading, Pennsylvania

Material Handler

Reading Truck Body, an award- winning and innovative manufacturer of truck service bodies and equipment in the Reading, PA area has several opportunities for skilled experienced Material Handlers!

Start your career off with an enhanced vacation package and new starting rates! New Team Members are eligible to receive “TWO” sign on Bonuses each after 90 days with good performance. Fantastic Benefits Program including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k with Company Match just to name a few. Come join the Reading Team and start your new career today!


The function of the Material Handler is to service production lines by delivering product and components as requested. The Material Handler will complete orders by retrieving and moving materials, and timely and accurately completing the required paperwork associated with the movement of product.


• Adhere to all Safety procedures, processes, and PPE usage.

• Maintain 5S of work area.

• Maintain all Quality specification of work task

• Complete orders by retrieving and moving materials using a hand truck or Powered Tow Motor

• Inspect forklift daily at the start of shift ensuring all safety features are operational.

• Safe operation of forklift when moving materials throughout the facility.

• Assure that all materials that are handled are in a manner that prevents damage.

• Scan receipts, issues to lines, returns, and bar code locations.

• Verify the count of quantities, descriptions of products and materials received, shipped, or moved throughout the facility.

• Service production lines, delivering product, and/or components as requested.

• Timely and accurately complete paperwork associated with the movement of product and materials.

• Perform regular inventory and cycle counts.

• Perform other assignments as required


• Basic math and computer skills

• A high school diploma or GED

• Knowledge of pallet jacks, forklifts and dollies is a plus though not a requirement


• Ability to work in hot or cold manufacturing floor environments.

• Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment

COMMENTS: The Reading Group, LLC (TRG) does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, ancestry veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Reading, Pennsylvania

J.B. Poindexter & Co. (JBPCO) is a privately held, diversified manufacturing company with over $1.4B dollars in annual revenue and 6,300 team members. Eight operating subsidiaries covering over 40 locations are engaged in the production of commercial truck bodies, step-vans, utility trucks, funeral coaches, limousines, pick-up truck bed enclosures, precision machining and expandable foam plastic packaging.

J.B. Poindexter Companies looking to hire: Truck Accessories Group (TAG), Morgan Truck Body, Reading Truck Body & Morgan Olson

Who We Are Looking For 

JBPCO is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  

Should I Apply?

JBPCO affords team members opportunities in career advancement, and an array of benefits, as well as training, development, and a competitive salary. JBPCO job opportunities are nationwide supporting local economies.  Their culture emphasizes diversity, safety, team building, succession planning and morale as well as recognizing military veteran team members.  If you are ready to advance your career and help the JBPCO team move further down the road ahead, view their available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a J.B. Poindexter & Co. job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on JBPCO's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on JBPCO's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once JBPCO reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

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