Material Handler II- Bozeman

  • Montana Instruments
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Feb 22, 2021
Full time Manufacturing Supply Chain Warehouse

Job Description

About Montana Instruments:
Montana Instruments Corporation designs and manufactures high precision, electrical, optical, and cryogenic systems for quantum materials research and the quantum computing, sensing, and networking industries.

People -- Who We Are
At the end of the day, it's all about people -- our employees, their families, our community, & our customers.

Path -- How We Operate
Our 5 core values are: Hungry | Humble | Results-Driven | Courageous | Team-First

Passion -- Our Why
To accelerate discovery that benefits mankind. 

Job Description:

Montana Instruments, a growing high-tech Company in Bozeman Montana, is seeking a full-time Material Handler II. The Material Handler II is responsible for shipments and receipts of all materials, products, and supplies. Their responsibilities include inspecting incoming shipments for accurate counts and damage, entering the incoming products into the ERP inventory system, stocking parts on shelves, and packing small parcel and freight shipments.  They move products in the warehouse either manually or using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks.


  • Load and unload incoming and outgoing materials and products
  • Move materials to and from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and manufacturing areas
  • Identify and label materials, and record their locations in the warehouse/on the shelves to maintain inventory
  • Prepare finished products for shipment by identifying their location, then pulling, packing, and loading them
  • Operate hand trucks, forklifts, pallet jacks, and other equipment to move freight
  • Perform and report cycle counts and physical inventories
  • End of Month Reporting; Open job review & DMR processing
  • Pull kits for systems/add on jobs
  • Performs export compliance screening on outgoing international shipments
  • Monitor part shortages
  • Deliver/pick up parts to/from outside vendors for finishing as needed
  • Communicate Plating priorities to Plater based on schedule/demand
  • Coordinate with Machine Shop regarding subassemblies, part modifications, & repair jobs
  • Ensures parts are received on a timely basis and that customer orders are shipped per schedule.
    • Small parcel & Freight
    • Domestic & International

Key Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work well independently and in a team

  • Must have high attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and be flexible with changing priorities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

  • Familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software (Epicor preferred)

  • Familiar with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines

  • Knowledge of export compliance processes, regulations, and incoterms

  • Knowledge of inventory control processes

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Experience operating a forklift (certification preferred)
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Stand for extended periods of time 

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions

Additional Information:
Montana Instruments offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) with a match, paid company holidays, and PTO.

To Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to