Material Handler I at Powin (Portland, OR)

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We’re Building the Future! Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world? Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?

About the Company

Powin Energy is a leading producer of utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; deploy-ability; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.


Material Handlers are essential to the daily operation of every manufacturing business, moving inventory and production supplies safely in the warehouse. You would ensure the safe and timely delivery of materials, employing the highest industry safety standards. Coordinate lifting with coworkers to maximize efficiency, paying careful attention to detail, ensuring the proper completion of every order. If you exemplify strong leadership skills, time management abilities and motivation, you are the candidate we are looking for. As a Material Handler I, you will become an integral part of company operations and strengthen our business’ efficiency, timeliness, and commitment to service.

Job Duties

  • Inspect as well as correctly stage, identify and label all materials warehouse materials. Maintain records of material placement and storage as needed.
  • Keep a detailed inventory of all supplies and materials. Schedule orders for materials based on current demands and inventory.
  • Regularly prepare, package and schedule orders for delivery.
  • Assist with loading delivery trucks as well as move materials using heavy machinery throughout the warehouse and office areas.
  • Handle pallets and boxes using pallet jacks, forklifts and other moving tools throughout the facilities.
  • Supervise loading docks and material storage areas.
  • Communicate with coworkers, vendors and customer shipping representatives by phone calls, emails, texts messages, etc. to fulfill requests effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist the Facilities group with the management and maintain material handling equipment.
  • Assist other groups with other duties as needed.


  • 1-3 years’ experience previous warehouse, production or inventory management experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and keep a detailed schedule.
  • Ability to meet OSHA requirements for safety in the work environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work on feet for an extended period of time.
  • Able to regularly lift heavy objects up to 70 lbs.
  • Basic computer and mathematics skills.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary.

Preferred qualifications:

  • HAZMAT material training
  • Knowledge of DOT HAZMAT regulations (Class 9 UN3480 & UN3481, lithium-ion battery cell)
  • 49 CFR DOT Shipper Hazmat certification
  • Data entry and analysis using NetSuite
  • Forklift certification

Be a part of the future by making a difference with Powin!

More Information on Powin
Powin operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Tualatin, OR. Powin was founded in 2010. It has 144 total employees. To see all 37 open jobs at Powin, click here.
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