Production Material Handler

Job Details
Company & Position Summary

Location:  Winona Facility – 1725 Wilkie Drive, Winona MN

Shift/Hours: 1st Shift; Mondays-Thursdays 5:00am-3:00pm OR Mondays-Thursdays 7:00am-5:00pm

Position Status: Full-Time

The Company: 
RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is an advanced Contract Manufacturer providing robust comprehensive solutions in Circuit Board Assembly, Electromechanical & Mechanical Assembly, Kitting, Supply Chain Management, Fulfillment, Distribution, and Reverse Logistics.  With a culture of customer focused solutions and continuous improvement, RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is uniquely positioned to respond to any customer need. As a co-worker, you will be offered a variety of competitive benefits including medical, dental, disability, life, 401K and more. Come join our team to be a part of a great organization!

The Team: 
Our Operations Teams function as the primary heartbeat of the factory. Supporting that team is critical to the success of each cell and company as a whole. It is the Water Spiders responsibility to provide support to help achieve that success. 

The Role: 
The Production Material Handler is a person whose main job is to make sure that materials are supplied to where they are needed. As a material replenishment position, this position must be intimate with the processes and people they are supporting to fully understand the needs. The goal with this position is to maintain continuous flow of materials, both at the inflow of raw and outflow of finished goods.     

Responsibilities & Qualifications

You will spend your time:

  • Picking various materials, parts, and assemblies from warehouse, VMI, and various staging locations. 
  • Preparing and staging materials and supplies for orders according to various requirements.
  • Stocking and maintaining cell inventory, material, tools, machines, consumables, and paperwork. 
  • Replenishing (inflow) and returning (outflow) materials and dunnage (pallets, totes, waste, and cardboard) as needed per request, visual indicators, or if found defective.
  • Helping coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers. 
  • Communicating needs and statuses between shift Supervisors, Cell Coordinators, Assemblers, other Water-spiders and Material handling groups.
  • Communicating with other support groups when necessary. (Engineering, Planning, Quality, etc.)
  • Completing shift paper work.
  • Assisting in production as necessary to include setup and breakdown of jobs and working as an assembler.
  • Using Epicor to complete required material movements and research as required.
  • Identifying, improving, and/or reporting pick errors, process issues, and quality concerns.
  • Reading basic work instructions to determine materials staging and preparation methods needed to support assembly work.
  • Proactively identifying shortages prior to late delivery.
  • Completing other tasks assigned as needed.

We are excited about you if you have:

  • The capability of learning to read and interpret documents such as work orders, production schedule, work instructions, and occasional part drawings. 
  • The ability to manage your time efficiently and without direct supervision. 
  • The adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations.
  • The knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery.
  • Familiarity with the materials, tools and methods of the process.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.


  • This position may travel between all RIS facilities; Lewiston, Winona, and Rushford.  
  • Infrequent travel for trainings and/or business needs may be required.


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent bending, twisting, reaching, kneeling
  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing setting